According to a statement from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Dodger Stadium will become a Covid-19 vaccination site this weekend, and testing will no longer be available from today.
The statement said that once the site is fully operational, up to 1
Vaccines are the most reliable way to defeat this virus and develop a recovery path. Therefore, the city, county and our entire team are investing our best resources on site to vaccinate Angelinos as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible . “Gasetti.
“In a dark hour when the number of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths surges, the bold step to provide Covid-19 testing and vaccines at the Los Angeles center reflects the dual nature of this moment – dark but at the same time full of hope”, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Hilda · Solis (Hilda Solis) said.
On Sunday, the California Department of Public Health announced that anyone in the high-priority population known as stage 1A-including health care workers, nursing home residents and staff, and people living in congregated environments (such as shelters) , Will start vaccination today.
According to data from the health department, about 33% of the dose received statewide.
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