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Individuals without appointments, even if they are within an eligible group, are urged not to come to the Disneyland Resort Super POD vaccination site without an appointment. Overwhelming the POD (point of distribution) system will make it even more challenging to dispense the limited supply of vaccine currently available. As …continue reading

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The OC Health Care Agency will deploy mobile field hospitals (MFHs) to local hospitals this week to support the Orange County (OC) health care system as it responds to a surge in COVID-19 patients. OC hospitals may receive emergency waivers from the California Department of Public Health to request the …continue reading

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The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has launched phase 2 of its at-home, saliva-based COVID-19 testing program with Ambry Genetics for all Orange County residents. “I am pleased that the County of Orange continues to expand access to testing, and will make 500,000 at-home test kits available to our residents …continue reading

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The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) is launching a student-driven, app-based platform – bplucky – that will offer teens a diverse collection of features with creative outlets and access to mental health resources. More than ever, young people are struggling to cope with mental health stressors – especially while managing …continue reading

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Holidays usually mean gathering with friends and extended family, attending parties, hosting dinners, traveling, and celebrating time-honored customs. But some holiday activities promote congregating and mixing of households, which increase the risk of transmitting COVID-19. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1 million COVID-19 cases …continue reading

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The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) encourages community members to drop-off expired, unused or unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on “National Take Back Day” Saturday, October 24 at numerous locations throughout Orange County. “This is a great opportunity for folks to clean out their medicine cabinets …continue reading