Who, how many, when? SV Hospital to address local vaccination plan

Posted on January 10, 2021 by Sonoma Valley Sun

Sonoma Valley Hospital will host a virtual Community Townhall meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 11:30 a.m., to explain how the COVID-19 vaccine will be made available to the public. 

SVH has begun vaccinating its physicians and staff, administering 323 first doses of the two-dose process. The second dose will be delivered the week of January 11.

A box of Covid vaccine rolls into the Sonoma County Department of Health Services for storage at -70 degrees.

How the hospital will handle public access to the vaccine, including prioritizing who will receive it, will be presented in the January 12 Zoom meeting. Led by Dr. Sabrina Kidd, SVH Chief Medical Officer and UCSF Medical Director for Sonoma Valley the virtual session will be simultaneously presented in Spanish.

Dr. Kidd said the initial round of vaccine, to staff and allied workers, has gone smoothly. “We are pleased to report that the vaccine has been very well tolerated with no contrary reactions and only minimal site reactions,” she said. 

The presentation will be led by Dr. Sabrina Kidd, There will be ample time for questions following the presentation and the community is welcome to submit questions ahead of time to the hospital at [email protected], or by calling 707.935.5257.

Zoom Access Information:

When: Tuesday, January 12, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, via Zoom


Webinar ID: 996 435 829 21

iPhone One Tap: US: +16699009128,,96643582921#  

or Dial:  US: +1 669 900 9128  or +1 213 338 8477 

The session will be recorded and posted to the Hospital’s YouTube Channel and its website.

To use the Interpretation feature on Zoom: 

  • Click the Interpretation button on the bottom right hand side of the toolbar (small globe-shaped symbol).
  • Select your preferred language (English or Spanish).
  • The audio for the English will automatically be reduced to 20% volume. Click “Mute Original Audio” to only hear the interpreted language. 

A copy of Dr. Kidd’s presentation can be requested after the meeting by emailing the hospital’s Community Outreach Department at [email protected] or calling 707.935.5257.


Additional COVID-19 Resources:

Sonoma Valley Hospital COVID-19 Information: (English and Spanish)

Sonoma County COVID-19 Response and Vaccine Information: (English and Spanish).


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