Orange County has established the first large vaccination site for residents at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim.
Disneyland, which has been shuttered since March, will be one of five regional “super POD” sites, or mass Point-of-Dispensing locations to vaccinate thousands of residents each day. Disneyland is the first POD site to be announced and will be operational later this week, officials said.
Vaccine distribution continues to be managed through the California Department of Public Health’s phased, tiered approach. Phase 1A is currently undergoing vaccinations, which includes virtually all frontline healthcare workers and law enforcement who work in high positive COVID rate areas such as Anaheim and Santa Ana.
The group was recently expanded to include those age 75 and older.
“The Disneyland Resort, the largest employer in the heart of Orange County, has stepped up to host the county’s first Super POD site – undertaking a monumental task in our vaccination distribution process,” said Andrew Do, acting chairman of the Board of Supervisors.
“We truly appreciate the support of the Orange County Fire Authority, our cities, and our residents as we continue to rollout COVID-19 vaccinations throughout the county.”
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