The Orange County Health Care Agency has moved into the next phase of coronavirus vaccinations, allowing more healthcare workers and some law enforcement to receive their first doses.
Orange County hospitals received the first batch of coronavirus vaccines on December 16, which included about 25,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19.
Yesterday, Orange County started Phase 1A, which includes virtually all frontline healthcare workers; Dialysis centers; home healthcare facilities; dental offices; and law enforcement who work in high positive COVID rate areas such as Anaheim and Santa Ana.
Phase 1B of the first vaccination tier is slated to begin in February, and includes residents over the age of 75; food and agriculture workers; and education and childcare.
Next, vaccinations will open up to individuals older than 65 with underlying medical conditions; jails; homeless shelters; and commercial and residential real estate professions; and critical manufacturing.
The final phase includes most individuals with underlying conditions and government professions.
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