Mayor Eric Garcetti Sunday announced that the city’s vaccination facility will add its first drug appointments this week, handling a total of 88,000 shots at seven permanent locations and eight mobile clinics.
“Vaccines are our ticket to ending the pandemic, saving lives, rebuilding our communities and delivering hope for a healthier future,” Garcetti said. And this week’s larger and more consistent volume means we can provide greater relief for the elderly, the forefront, and the workers in need, and everyone who is eligible. Vaccine in our city “
The vaccination effort was led by billionaire owner of LA Times Mekhala Medina, reported in NBC4 News on Sunday March 7, 2021.
Last week, Garcetti said Los Angeles had more than half a million doses serving the city workplace, and the supply expected this week would help those sites to offer. Nearly 68,000 first appointments, with 20,000 second appointments.
Deliveries include 54,000 doses of Moderna vaccine and 25,000 doses from Johnson & Johnson, distributed across locations at San Fernando Park, Hansen Dam, Crenshaw Christian Center, Lincoln Park, Pierce College, USC University Park and Dodger Stadium.
Johnson & Johnson’s deliveries this week are great, as officials are not expecting to receive a single additional vaccine in a few weeks. Additionally, the city expects total vaccine supplies to drop in the coming weeks, at least through April.
Another 7,000 deliveries from Pfizer will be made through the city’s Mobile Outreach for Vaccine Equity program this week.Officials will add additional mobile units to a total of eight rotations that will serve vulnerable communities across Los. Angeles includes South LA, East LA and San Fernando Valley in neighborhoods like Boyle Heights, Green Meadows, Sylmar, Arleta and Glassell Park.
Officials say the MOVE program has provided more than 16,000 doses since launch, with more than 90 percent of those vaccinated by blacks.
This week will mark the city’s latest inoculation at the USC’s University Park campus.The city location will remain open Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with the exception of Dodger Stadium, where it will be open. From 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Tuesdays and 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM for the rest of the week.
The city site will offer a second drug appointment this week for the first drug-induced Angelenos at the city site between Feb. 8 and Feb. 15.Los Angeles has started a second drug appointment. Automatically next week to everyone taking the first dose. City site
Patients should be aware that the date stamped on the CDC immunization card received after the first dose is not a confirmation of their appointment. Everyone should follow the appointment details provided by Carbon Health by email and / or text. The first appointment can be viewed online at www.carbonhealth.com. Coronavirus.LACity.org/VaxAppointment