1 Million Kids Get First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine In 2 Weeks; Orange County Sees High DemandIn the two weeks since the FDA issued emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine, more than a million children have received their first dose. While full vaccination won’t come in time for Thanksgiving, those children will be considered fully vaccinated by Christmas.
Demand For COVID-19 Booster Shots Less Than Anticipated, Even As Protections From Original Vaccine WaneDr. Kimberly Shriner, an infectious disease doctor at Huntington Hospital, explains that immunity starts to wane months after your second shot, and that the booster acts something like a reminder.
Pentagon Announces COVID-19 Vaccines Will Be Mandatory For Troops By Mid-SeptemberSecretary of Defense Lloyd Austin issued a memo Monday making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for members of the military by September 15.
COVID Vaccine To Be In Short Supply Next Week Just As Residents 16 And Older Become EligibleThe drop-off in L.A. County's supply of single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines is the primary reason for the decreased availability.
3 Pop-Up Vaccination Sites To Open In Northeast San Fernando ValleyLos Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced Monday that three COVID-19 vaccination pop-up sites will cater to residents in the northeast San Fernando Valley over the next three weeks, starting Tuesday.
LA City Vaccine Sites Set To Reopen Tuesday, With Mostly Second-Dose AppointmentsLos Angeles city-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites, including the super site at Dodger Stadium, are scheduled to reopen Tuesday.
Vaccination Sites In Torrance, Orange County Hamstrung By Lack Of Staffing, VolunteersSeveral people who had made appointments for a COVID-19 vaccine arrived at El Camino College in Torrance Tuesday, only to be turned away because the site wasn’t staffed. The healthcare company Curative was supposed to administer the shots.
Lines Form At The Forum Vaccination Site As Residents 65 And Older Become Eligible To Receive The ShotThe lines were long Thursday at the Forum in Inglewood, one of five Los Angeles County COVID-19 vaccinations super sites, as residents 65 and over joined the group of people eligible to get the vaccine.
Disneyland COVID Vaccine Site Reopens Following Wind ClosuresAfter two days of closures due to high winds, the COVID-19 vaccination site at Disneyland reopened Thursday, and county officials plan to open another large-scale location to administer doses this weekend.
LA County Officials Say No COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Have Been DiscardedLos Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn said Thursday that she has not heard of any cases of COVID-19 vaccine doses being thrown away at this point, but said she and her colleagues want to make sure it does not happen.