Community Updates

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    June 2, Updates

    12 states have vaccinated 70% of adults against COVID Twelve states have now reached the Biden administration’s goal to vaccinate 70% of adults with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by July 4, according to data published Tuesday by the U.S. CDC. US Chamber of Commerce to urge states to help parents with childcare […]

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    June 1, Updates

    O.C.’s super point-of-dispensing (POD) sites to administer first dose of COVID-19 vaccine this week The County of Orange anticipates an increased demand for first dose COVID-19 vaccinations after Governor Newsom’s announcement on May 27, 2021 that the State of California has launched “Vax for the Win,” a COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive Program. To meet the anticipated […]

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    May 28, Updates

    COVID cases and deaths in the US will fall over the next month The U.S. CDC is predicting that COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths will fall over the next four weeks. The ensemble forecasts conclude that there will be a total of 596,000 to 606,000 COVID deaths by June 19. Nearly half of the largest US […]

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    May 27, Updates

    US jobless claims fell to 406,000 last week Claims for first-time unemployment benefits fell for the fourth consecutive week, hitting a new pandemic low. Disneyland parks open tickets to non-CA residents Disneyland and Disney California Adventure have begun selling tickets to travelers from out of state for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shut their doors […]

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    May 26, Updates

    Half of all US adults are now fully vaccinated against COVID The U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program has gone from zero to 50 percent in less than six months. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Biden administration said, half of the country’s adults are now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. New USC study finds return to normal doubtful In […]

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    May 25, Updates

    56% of O.C. residents have had at least one shot Pockets of Orange County remain under-vaccinated against the coronavirus as county and state officials increasingly move from vaccine super sites to neighborhood shot clinics before an expected statewide reopening June 15. Half of L.A. County residents 16 and older now fully vaccinated Half of Los Angeles […]

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    May 24, Updates

    Air travel over weekend nearly back to 2019 level Air travel hit a new pandemic high over the weekend. Numbers from the Transportation Security Administration show it screened 90% of the people it screened on the equivalent day in 2019, before the pandemic.   State to require vaccine proof at large indoor venues People will either have […]

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    May 21, Updates

    Good news for the community  At the Emergency Preparedness Interagency Collaborative monthly meeting, director of OC Health Care Agency Dr. Clayton Chau shared some hopeful news about Orange County: 84% of people over 65 have had at least one dose OC has the lowest case rate of any Southern California county Only 200 cases tested […]

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    May 20, Updates

    Vaccination rates in California, US Two-thirds of California adults are now at least partially vaccinated for COVID-19. Nationwide, the figure is 56.8% for people aged 12 and older, and 47.9% of the total population. US extends border closures with Mexico, Canada The U.S. is extending restrictions on non-essential travel at land borders with Canada and Mexico through […]

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    May 19, Updates

    3 of 4 report no vaccine side effects Other than a sore arm, a study of 627,000 people found only a quarter had headaches, fatigue or similar negative effects. Maps show vaccination rate for every California ZIP code  You can check to see what percentage of your neighbors have been inoculated. Orange County moves into yellow tier […]

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