COVID-19 vaccine (Page 6)

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Top Ten Stories for January 03 through January 09 include a fatal pedestrian accident, unemployment, COVID-19, and a new State budget. Top Ten Stories for January 03 through January 09 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Riverside man killed …continue reading

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The County of Orange is proactively leading Orange County’s response to COVID-19. The next critical phase is providing the vaccine to residents in a phased, tiered approach. “The County of Orange, together with our partners at the Orange County Fire Authority, launched ‘Operation Independence’ to help administer COVID-19 vaccinations in …continue reading

As governors and state public health agencies begin to finalize COVID-19 vaccine distribution plans for the next 1b phase, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) is calling on governors and state public health agencies to include hotel employees for inclusion in phase “1b” of the vaccination rollout. It’s important …continue reading

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The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) commended the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for recommending public transit workers be included among those who should receive priority for the COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted Sunday, Dec. 20, to approve interim recommendations for vaccine …continue reading

MemorialCare has announced that its two Orange County hospitals – MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley and MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center in Laguna Hills – have each administered their first COVID-19 vaccinations. In accordance with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for vaccine prioritization, the hospitals’ frontline …continue reading

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CalOptima joins the broader health care community in welcoming the arrival of COVID-19 vaccinations in Orange County this week. Frontline hospital staff who serve CalOptima members and CalOptima members residing in long-term care facilities will be among the first recipients of the FDA-authorized vaccine. The Orange County Health Care Agency …continue reading

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Dear Governors, Thank you for your leadership in response to this unprecedented health crisis and the action your administrations have undertaken to help nursing homes and assisted living communities protect our residents and dedicated caregivers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our long term care residents and staff are now …continue reading