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Congresswoman Jacobs tours San Diego County vaccination sites

Posted at 12:15 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 15:15:12-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Congresswoman Sara Jacobs toured different San Diego County vaccination clinics to get a better idea of what needs to be done to get more people vaccinated.

"It's clear in Congress, we need to do more to help the federal government get doses out as fast as possible," Jacobs said.

Wednesday, she stopped by the vaccine super station near Petco Park. While the county is working to open more sites, Congresswoman Jacobs says the government needs to stay on top of the delivery of vaccines so each county can plan ahead.

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"Part of the problem now is that even when there are doses they don't necessarily know how many they'll have next week or next month, so they can't do that forward planning that allows them to book lots of appointments," Jacobs says.

Thursday, Jacobs visited Rady Children’s Community Vaccination Clinic. She says part of her focus now will be to push for more COVID-19 relief funding to help find these operations.

"We are working tirelessly in Congress to pass another COVID-19 relief bill. The Biden Administration secured enough doses to get everyone vaccinated. But we will still need that manufactured, produced, and distributed to states," added Jacobs.

Jacobs says she also plans on getting more funding for childcare and childcare providers.