Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine

About 56,000 vaccines were administered in Orange County by the first week of January, according to a dashboard provided by the OC Health Care Agency.

As of Jan. 8, the most recent day data was available, 56,099 vaccines had been given, 71% of which were given to those aged between 25 and 54 years old.

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Nearly 60% of total vaccines have been given to women, data shows.

Healthcare workers have been given priority to receive the coronavirus vaccine.

Others now able to receive their first dose include residents and workers age 65 and older and law enforcement personnel working in high-risk cities like Santa Ana and Anaheim. The above vaccine numbers do not take these individuals into account as the expansion was announced on Jan. 12.

Those currently able to get the vaccination per the county’s phased rollout plan can sign up for appointments via Othena.

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