Health Care Workers Struggle To Book Appointments To Receive Second Dose Of COVID VaccineSome health care workers say they're having a hard time getting appointments to receive the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine after residents 65 and older became eligible.
More OC Seniors Receive COVID Vaccine As Health Officials Report Hospitalizations, Case Numbers DecliningFriday's numbers all pointed to good news in Orange County's fight against the pandemic, with daily case numbers, hospitalizations and positivity rates all declining.
LA County Reports COVID Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Trending Downward As Vaccination Efforts ContinueHealth officials reported some good news Friday, stating that there had been a 30% decrease in the seven-day average of daily cases from last week and the test positivity rate had dropped to 12.7% from 20.8% on Jan. 1.
'So Much Frustration': Local Healthcare Worker Struggling To Get Second Dose Of COVID-19 VaccineHealth experts initially suggested people get their second dose between 21 and 28 days after receiving the first dose, though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has since updated its recommendations, saying that it was fine to wait a few weeks longer.
COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Continue As Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura Report Additional Cases, DeathsAs of Thursday evening, 2,046,254 Riverside County residents, 2,054,195 San Bernardino County residents and 889,472 Ventura County residents had been tested for COVID-19.
Laguna Woods Village Rolling Out COVID-19 Vaccines For Older ResidentsClubhouse 7 at the south Orange County senior community will serve as the vaccination site for the 18,000 residents. Over the next three days, 3,000 residents over the age of 75 will receive their first doses.
Buyer Beware: COVID Vaccines Netting Big Bucks OnlineThe shortage of COVID-19 vaccines has prompted some to try and get it on the black market.
OC To Open Second Vaccine Super Site Saturday At Soka UniversityOrange County will open a second regional COVID-19 vaccine super site Saturday at Soka University in Aliso Viejo, officials announced Wednesday.
Website For COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Crashes After Launch Within minutes after Los Angeles County went online allowing the first people other than healthcare workers and first responders to get the vaccine, the state-run website crashed for several hours.
OC Reports 1,701 New COVID-19 Cases, Surpasses 2,500 Total DeathsThe Orange County Health Care Agency Wednesday reported 1,701 newly confirmed coronavirus cases and 31 more deaths, bringing countywide totals to 216,509 cases and 2,508 deaths.
LA County Residents 65 And Older Can Now Sign Up For COVID VaccineLos Angeles County Tuesday began allowing residents aged 65 and older to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments, advancing an effort that was not expected to start until February.
OC Reports 3,995 New COVID-19 Cases, 110 Deaths; Some Hoping To Get Vaccine Find Site ClosedThe continued rise in cases and deaths comes as the county's largest COVID-19 vaccine super site closed due to a Santa Ana wind event, leaving seniors like Monte Taylor out in the cold.
LA County Supervisor Directs Public Health To Open COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments To Older ResidentsLos Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis Monday signed an executive order directing Public Health to make COVID-19 vaccine appointments available to residents 65 and older starting Thursday.
San Bernardino County Adds 2,881 Cases, No DeathsSan Bernardino County Monday reported 2,881 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and zero new deaths, bringing countywide totals to 254,094 cases and 1,560 deaths.
Orange County Planning To Open COVID-19 Vaccine Sites At Senior CentersOrange County officials announced Friday that some senior centers would be utilized as vaccination sites to help inoculate the elderly against COVID-19.