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Marin Moves to Yellow Tier 4

Posted on June 2, 2021

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Marin County’s COVID-19 vaccination success and steadily reduced case rates has officially moved Marin to yellow Tier 4. The move further loosens restrictions on activities and reopening of the economy. Under the yellow tier, gyms and indoor dining can expand from 25 percent to 50 percent capacity, live events with assigned seating can expand to 67 percent and bars could reopen to 25 percent.  As of today, 74.4 percent of eligible Marin residents have received two doses (or one shot of Johnson & Johnson), and 63 percent of the total population have been fully immunized (two weeks after second dose). 

Marin’s vaccination rates remain the highest in the state, and the county has seen a steady decline in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths as vaccination rates continue to increase. 

It is anticipated that beginning June 15, capacity and distancing restrictions will be lifted for most businesses and activities. Large-scale indoor events will have vaccination or negative test requirements for attendees through at least October 1. 

Free Vaccinations Available Across Marin  

There are plenty of free COVID-19 vaccination options coming up in Marin County. Some locations require an online appointment; others are open for walk-ups. The following one-day pop-up clinics are planned:    

  • Wednesday, June 2 | Marin Health and Wellness Campus, San Rafael (18 and older) 
  • Wednesday, June 2 | Fairfax Community Farmers Market (12 and older)  
  • Thursday, June 3 | Marin Health and Wellness Campus, San Rafael (18 and older)  
  • Thursday, June 3 | The Village at Corte Madera shopping center (12 and older)  
  • Thursday, June 3 | West Marin Community Services, Point Reyes Station (18 and older)  
  • Thursday, June 3 | Dining Under the Lights, A & Fourth streets, San Rafael (12 and older)  
  • Friday, June 4 | Toyota of Marin, San Rafael (18 and older)  
  • Friday, June 4 | Hamilton Community Center, Novato (12 and older)  
  • Friday, June 4 | Martin Luther King Park, Sausalito (18 and older)  

In addition, local pharmacies – such as CVS, Walgreens, Safeway and Golden Gate – are offering vaccinations for those 12 and older. Vaccine offerings differ by location. Specific vaccine availability can be found on the County’s Vaccine Site webpage. 

Don’t Forget! Free Rides to Vaccine Clinics from Lyft and Uber 

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Marin County just got easier with free rides to vaccine clinics from ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber through July 4. Lyft offers two roundtrip rides worth up to $15 each trip while Uber is offering four one-way rides worth up to $25. For both services, roundtrip rides must be at least three weeks apart 

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