WASHINGTON (CBSLA) — “Driver’s License” singer Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House on Wednesday as part of a push to get more young Americans vaccinated.
The 18-year-old Temecula native met with President Joe Biden and his chief coronavirus medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci.READ MORE: Crews Work To Contain Antonio Fire Burning In Angeles National Forest
She recorded a series of videos encouraging youth to get vaccinated against coronavirus.READ MORE: OC School Board Votes To Sue Newsom Over Mask Rule For Students
“Hey, I’m Olivia Rodrigo and today I’m at the White House meeting with President Biden and Dr. Fauci because it’s so important that we all get vaccinated,” Rodrigo said in a video. “It doesn’t matter if you’re young and healthy, getting the vaccine is about protecting yourself, your friends and your family. Let’s get vaccinated!”MORE NEWS: Culver City PD Seeks Public's Help Identifying Cyclist Who Violently Assault 17-Year-Old Girl
The Biden administration is urging more young people to get vaccinated, as younger Americans have generally been more apprehensive to get the shot than older populations.