Beginning Monday, L.A. will offer appointment-free COVID-19 vaccinations

Beginning Monday, L.A. will offer appointment-free COVID vaccinations

5/9/2021 10:35:00 PM

Beginning Monday, L.A. will offer appointment-free COVID vaccinations

The move is intended to give people who don't have the time or technological resources to navigate online booking platforms a chance to get the shot.

one of the biggest in the country, at the end of May.Getting the remainder of the population vaccinated will be harder, authorities say, and focus needs to be on lower-income populations andwho are unable to drive long distances or have limited time to get a shot.

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AdvertisementOn Sunday, the Los Angeles County Public Health Department reported 248 new coronavirus cases and five related deaths. Officials cautioned that such low numbers, though reflective of a continuing decline in overall cases in recent weeks, may be due to weekend reporting delays.

Despite the encouraging trends, county Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer urged everyone to get vaccinated as soon as possible.“While transmission is low and we continue to see declines in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, we are approaching the terrible milestone of 24,000 COVID-19 deaths in L.A. County,” she said. “There continues to be higher risk of COVID-19 transmission and severe health outcomes among unvaccinated people. Please get vaccinated as soon as you can.” headtopics.com

Local health officials across California say they still need to do more to improve access to the vaccines, such as conducting morevisits and offering transportation to vaccine sites. Read more: L.A. Times Health »

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Beginning Monday, L.A. will offer appointment-free COVID vaccinationsThe move is intended to give people who don't have the time or technological resources to navigate online booking platforms a chance to get the shot

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