Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions

Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
Are you offering first vaccines on March 26 and 27? When will appointments be available on my turn.ca.gov? When are you offering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine?
Answer:

We are not holding a COVID-19 vaccine pod this week (March 26th) We will resume weekly PODS on Fridays only starting April 2. Registration will open Tuesday March 30th. We will not be administering Janssen vaccine until we receive more doses, likely not until mid-April.


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
When and how can I make my appointment for my second dose of vaccine on the 19th? Thanks.
Answer:

The MyTurn system on our www.trinitycounty.org website is where you will make your second dose appointment beginning March 16th


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
Take Repatha injections bi-monthly (is cholesterol lowering med). Any restrictions for receiving vaccine and time frame using the med before or after vaccination? Thanks.
Answer:

Please consult with your medical provider as there are some medications that reduce immune responses to vaccine, it does not mean cannot receive it, but the immune response to the COVID 19 vaccine may be sub optimal with some immunosuppressive medications so please check with your physician.


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
I received my first dose in Weaverville on Feb 19th, when will I be able to make an appointment for the second shot? I find the system in place is very confusing and frustrating. I read that March appointments in Weaverville are only for 2nd dose, so when and how can I make my appointment?
Answer:

You would be eligible for you second dose at our second dose PODS on March 19, 2021. You will be able to register for that PODS starting next week. We will put out a press release when MyTurn is open for that date.


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
Will Trinity County get any first shots in March, or did the Governor direct all of our vaccine to the central valley and Los Angeles?
Answer:

Trinity County will receive first doses and will resume having first dose clinics likely toward the end of March.


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
Not a question, but did not know where else to post this. Just a big thank you to all of you for all of the hard work put in to make these vaccines available to all of us, and answering our questions and concerns promptly. Your hard work is very much appreciated. Thank you!
Answer:

Thank you so much, we are committed to ensuring all Trinity County residents receive vaccine and continue to work toward that end. We thank all of our residents for their patience and understanding.


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
I submitted a question yesterday, but it went unanswered. I am a 69-year-old teacher in Trinity County. When will appointments be available for me? How will you notify the community when more vaccines are available.?
Answer:

First dose TCPHB PODS for school staff including Teachers began February 11th. At this time our PODS in March are second dose only PODS we will be adding more first dose PODS once we are able to administer all second doses due in March. We will put out a Press Release as well as notify the media and social media.


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
I am eligible for my second vaccine on March 12. Do you know when that date will open for appointments on Myturn.ca.gov?
Answer:

Registration for our March 12 Second dose only PODS will open in MyTurn on March 9 in the afternoon.


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
Good afternoon. Will the 2nd dose PODS for those who received their first vaccine on February 11th or beyond open up at a later date? Or should we call public health for an appointment? Thank you.
Answer:

Thank you for your question. The registration for the second dose only PODS for March 12th (to vaccinate those that received their first dose on February 11) will open up Tuesday March 9 in the afternoon.


Topic:
COVID-19 Vaccine
Question:
I've been trying since noon to make an appointment for my second shot. I gather there is a problem with myturn.ca.gov? When will the problem be fixed and I will be able to make an appointment?
Answer:

The MyTurn system is now open and theoretically persons can register for the second dose only PODS; HOWEVER, – Trinity County Public Health Branch (TCPHB) has been informed by members of the public of an issue with the MyTurn system in which some persons are being turned away from registering for their second dose.

The following individuals should be able to make an appointment:

  1. Those 65 years of age and older
  2. Those in the following sectors:
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