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Dodger Stadium Set to Become Vaccination Site by Friday
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Dodger Stadium Set to Become Vaccination Site by Friday

The City of Los Angeles announced that COVID-19 testing operations at Dodger Stadium ended Monday, and in collaboration with the County of Los Angeles, will transition the site into a mass vaccination center by the end of the week. Local leaders decided to shift testing away from Dodger Stadium and the Veterans Affairs (VA) Lot…

COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin in California
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COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin in California

Monday afternoon, Governor Gavin Newsom, Los Angles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda Solis and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti gathered at Kaiser Permenante Los Angeles Medical Center where five health care workers received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Helen Cordova, an intensive care unit nurse at the hospital, received the first shot. “I’m feeling great. I’m…

L.A. County Unveils COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan
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L.A. County Unveils COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

With the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) expected to issue an emergency use authorization for Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, Los Angeles County public health officials have announced their plan to distribute initial allotments of the immunization. The county is looking at a complex logistical process to vaccinate residents, some of which have expressed hesitancy. A survey…

Dodger Stadium Considered for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Site
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Dodger Stadium Considered for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Site

By Terry Miller Oscar-winner Sean Penn’s nonprofit group, Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE), that runs the COVID-19 testing site at Dodger Stadium hopes to increase testing capacity there and get it ready for vaccine distribution, according to a local news report for KABC. The first COVID-19 vaccine, from Pfizer, appeared before a U.S. Food and…

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