PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

12/13/2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 121321-2
Subject:
City Vaccine and Testing Clinics at Houghton Park to Move Indoors Tomorrow, December 14, Due to Weather Conditions While Pacific Coast Campus and Veterans Stadium Will Reopen Later This Week After Rain Event
Contact:
Jennifer Rice Epstein
562.441.3590
Jennifer.RiceEpstein@longbeach.gov
Public Affairs Officer
Department of Health and Human Services




Due to forecasted rain, tomorrow, Dec. 14, City-run COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics at Houghton Park will relocate indoors to the Houghton Park Community Center, located at 6301 Myrtle Avenue. Operations at Long Beach City College, Pacific Coast Campus (PCC) and Veterans Stadium will temporarily modify their schedule and not be open tomorrow. These sites are located outdoors and cannot operate in the rain. Those with appointments will be contacted via email for rescheduling.  

The Health Department continues to urge everyone to get vaccinated and boosted if eligible. Vaccines are safe and effective in preventing COVID-19 cases, as well as preventing hospitalization, serious illness or death among breakthrough cases of the virus. To view the most up-to-date vaccine clinic schedule, including holiday closures, and to schedule your appointment, visit longbeach.gov/vaxLB or call 562.570.4636.  

People also should get tested if any symptoms are present or if they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status. To view the most up-to-date testing clinic schedule, including holiday closures, and to schedule your appointment, visit longbeach.gov/covid19testing or call 562.570.4636. 

Media inquiries can be directed to Jennifer Rice Epstein, Public Affairs Officer, Department of Health and Human Services, 562.441.3590, Jennifer.RiceEpstein@longbeach.gov.