SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — In the midst of the holiday travel fever, there is also another kind of rush: the rush for the COVID-19 booster shot.
Many booster shot clinics have seen unprecedentedly long lines as families rush to get double vaccinated before the holidays.
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Walk-in clinics in particular have seen car lines around the block with high demand for these booster shots.
One clinic in San Mateo saw particularly long lines.
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“It’s worth getting in line,” said one woman, despite waiting for what might as well be the drive-thru at In-N-Out during rush hour.
By midday, the clinic had to turn people away because they were unable to vaccinate so many people.
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As it was the first weekend the booster shot was available to all adults, lines were to be expected. However, many clinics did not realize that the demand would be so high.