COVID-19 vaccines

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People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because they are more at risk of serious, prolonged illness. Studies indicate some immunocompromised people don’t always build the same level of immunity after vaccination the way non-immunocompromised people do. CDC recommends that people with moderately to severely …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for May 30 through June 05 include COVID-19 vaccines, COVID-19 benefits fraud, and a hot pursuit in Seal Beach. Top Ten Stories for May 30 through June 05 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): County of …continue reading

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As more individuals across the U.S. become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, there is still widespread confusion about how to secure and prepare for an appointment. With eligibility requirements and sign-up processes differing by state and county, it can be difficult to keep track of current information. Below are …continue reading

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Providing few details, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that Blue Shield of California will take over the state’s struggling distribution of the Covid-19 vaccines. Kaiser Permanente has agreed to serve in a supporting role. With no contracts available for review, the public is left in the dark with no idea of …continue reading

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Dear Neighbors, Good news! As reported by our Mayor and Health Officer, we are only weeks away from receiving our first shipments of COVID-19 vaccines. These initial doses will be prioritized and served to 15,500 medical and healthcare frontline workers that are working diligently to care for and save lives …continue reading

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The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) issued guidance reminding health plans that all qualified, approved COVID-19 vaccines must be provided with no cost-sharing for health plan enrollees, regardless of whether the enrollee receives the vaccine from an in-network or out-of-network provider. “As we begin to enter this new …continue reading