Come Thursday, the city of San Francisco's COVID-19 vaccine supply will run out unless more doses start arriving from the federal government, officials said Tuesday.
"The inconsistent, unpredictable flow of vaccine from the state and directly at the feet of the feds is not only impacting the city, but our city health care providers as well," San Francisco Public Health Officer Dr. Grant Colfax said.
Colfax said the department of public health received less than 1,800 doses this week — much less than requested.
The shortage comes as the city's vaccine notification system opened Tuesday. Thousands of San Franciscans signed up, despite a few minutes when the site went down.
Plans to open a mass vaccination site at City College at the end of this week still appear to be on track.
"We are definitely planning to continue opening the City College site because we are working with other health care providers like Dignity, like Kaiser, like CPMC, because we know they are still administering the vaccine, so it should not have a significant impact," Mayor London Breed said.