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Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for October 22, 2021 includes Boosters!Boosters!Boosters!; Vaccination Opportunities in Marin; and updated local COVID-19 data. 

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The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is published weekdays and as needed to share important news and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to keep the local economy running. We remain here for you.  

 

Boosters! Boosters! Boosters!  

Johnson & Johnson and Moderna received positive news today when the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup (WSSSRW) officially recommended them for boosters in eligible groups.  Just yesterday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, also signed off on the recommendation for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots from ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices).   

Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster doses are already available at commercial pharmacies and Marin County Public Health vaccination sites.  Visit GetVaccinatedMarin.org to find a vaccine location near you.  

The current recommendation by the WSSSRW, with endorsement from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and FDA (Food and Drug Administration), are as follows: 

 

Moderna  

Individuals who completed a Moderna vaccination series at least 6 months ago are eligible for a booster dose if:  

Johnson & Johnson 

Booster shots are recommended for people who: 

  • Are at least 18 or older; and  
  • Received their Johnson &Johnson vaccine at least two months ago. 

 

Mixing & Matching  

The Workgroup also approved of the strategy known as “mixing and matching” where individuals eligible for boosters may choose any of the three available brands (Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna).   

 

How are Vaccine Recommendations Implemented in California? 

Below are the necessary steps that potential vaccines need to pass in order to be distributed in the state of California. The timeline for each stage of the final approval process tends to vary. This is the path that Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster doses just completed, and this is the path that the Pfizer pediatric vaccine (for youth aged 5 to 11) will take in the coming weeks.  

 

 

Vaccination Opportunities in Marin 

There are numerous free COVID-19 vaccination opportunities taking place in Marin County. Those who are eligible, but haven’t completed their vaccination series yet, are advised to make a reservation online in advance. All clinics are available to anyone 12 & older. Our community has done a remarkable job at reducing the spread of COVID-19, thanks to those who have gotten fully vaccinated. We appreciate you doing your part.   

Here are the available vaccine clinics heading into the weekend and next week:  

 
Note: Some clinics may be canceled due to rain. Please refer back to our social channels for up-to-date information about our vaccination sites. 

  • Northgate Clinic  
    Sunday-Monday, CLOSED 
    Tuesday-Wednesday, 1:00pm to 7:00pm    
    Thursday-Saturday, 9:00am to 3:00pm 
        

  • Canal Alliance 
    San Rafael - Saturday, October 23   

  • United Markets 
    San Rafael – Monday, October 25   

  • Marinship Park 
    Sausalito – Monday, October 25 

  • Salvation Army – Food Pantry 
    San Rafael – Tuesday, October 26 

  • Marin City Health & Wellness Center 
    Marin City – Tuesday, October 26 

  • Goodman Building Supply 
    Mill Valley – Wednesday, October 27 

  • Dollar Tree – Ignacio Shopping Center 
    Novato – Thursday, October 28 

  • San Geronimo Food Pantry 
    San Geronimo – Thursday, October 28 

  • Nave Shopping Center – Grocery Outlet 
    Novato – Friday, October 29 

Presently, our Northgate clinic is offering Pfizer boosters and Pfizer 1st and 2nd doses only, but will expand to offer other COVID-19 vaccine brands soon. 

 

Visit our Vaccine Finder page to schedule an appointment page and to see more dates. Other options to receive your COVID-19 vaccine include:     

  • Local pharmacies like CVSWalgreensRiteAid, and others offer same-day vaccine appointments.       

  • Marin County Public Health has developed an online form for requesting a no-cost visit from the mobile vaccination team. This form was designed to make it even easier for all residents to be fully vaccinated.  
    Its intended use is for:        

  • Businesses can request pop-up vaccination clinics at the workplace to vaccinate employees.        

  • Homebound individuals and their loved ones can request a visit to the home for vaccination.        

  • Hospitals and healthcare providers can make a home vaccination request on behalf of their patients.        

  • Long-term care facilities can request on-site mobile vaccination units for staff and residents.  

 

COVID-19 Data Update: 

Below is a summary of today’s data now available on Marin Data & Surveillance webpage. View the page for a broader range of data, plus interactive graphs for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender, race, and city/town/geographic region. Questions about the data? See our Data FAQ or contact us

Looking for daily data trends? Our Marin Data & Surveillance webpage uses Tableau dashboards to visualize the impact of COVID-19 in Marin County. Under each dashboard are links to datasets available on Marin County's Open Data Portal

 

COVID-19 Case Data 

Today’s Report 

Change from Yesterday 

Total Confirmed Cumulative Cases 

15,178 

+ 19 

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 14 Days) 

173 

+ 1 

Total Cumulative Deaths 

193 

+ 0  

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations 

+ 0  

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census 

+ 0  

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Data  

Today’s Report 

Change from Last Status Update 

Marin residents age 12+ vaccinated with at least one dose 

221,392 

+ 205 

Percent of Marin population age 12+ who have received at least one dose 

98.0%**  

+ 0.0%  

Percent of Marin population age 12+ who have completed vaccine series. 

93.0%  

+ 0.1%  

Percent of entire Marin population that is  “fully immunized” (14+ days post final dose)* 

81% * 

+ 0%  

* Note that this percentage is out of all Marin residents including children younger than 12. 

** As population estimates may not be precise, as of October 4, 2021, the proportion of residents vaccinated with at least one dose will be displayed up to, but not higher than 98%. 

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 data: 

Today’s Report 

Change from Yesterday 

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative 

751 

+ 0 

Positive Patients at Facilities current  

+ 0 

Positive Staff at Facilities current 

+ 0 

Facility Patient Deaths 

136 

+ 0 

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths 

70.5% 

 + 0.0% 

 

CDC COVID-19 Data 

Today’s Level 

Days In Current Level 

Community Transmission 

Yellow Level 

“Moderate” 

10 (since 10/12) 

For more details, visit the CDC's website here.   

 

State COVID-19 data: 

Today’s Report 

Change from Yesterday 

California Confirmed Cases 

4,606,599 

+ 6,093 

California Deaths 

70,884 

+ 143 

 

Other Local and State Data Dashboards:  

Stay Informed 

Follow the County of Marin on FacebookTwitterNextdoor or subscribe to our status updates. Visit MarinHHS.org/coronavirus for resources to stay connected on the issue.  

Helpful Links and Online Resources: 

Contact Us. We Are Here for You. 

Have questions?  Contact the CA COVID-19 Hotline seven days a week by dialing (833) 422-4255 for COVID-19 information and resources, or email us.  

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