With the holidays approaching and vaccine protection decreasing with time, residents are encouraged to get a COVID-19 booster shot now. Protecting families, schools, workplaces, and ourselves becomes even more important with the Thanksgiving holiday just two weeks away and so many people traveling and gathering with family and friends. While community case rates in the County are currently flat, rates elsewhere in the state are steadily increasing and the initial vaccine protection is proving to decrease over time.
“We want to safeguard the public and prevent a COVID-19 surge as the holiday season approaches,” said Dr. Sara Cody, Health Officer and Director of Public Health, County of Santa Clara. “We ask everyone who can to sign up for a booster shot to protect themselves, their family and their friends. Get your booster now and make your Thanksgiving gathering safer.”