SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Sutter Health could cancel up to 90,000 vaccine appointments across Northern California this week due to ongoing supply issues over the past few weeks, the company confirmed Tuesday.
The cancellations include both first and second dose appointments – a majority of which are impacting members in the Bay Area. Sutter Health confirms second dose cancellations will receive priority for rescheduling.
It’s the last thing 80-year-old Sean Sheik wanted to hear.
“We need to reschedule you,” said Sheik.
Sutter Health suddenly canceled his second dose vaccine appointment scheduled Tuesday morning – giving no opportunity to reschedule.
After showing up to the Sutter Health clinic in Santa Clara County, Sheik received a flyer and was told there weren’t enough vaccines.
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