As of May 21, 50% of L.A. County residents 16 and over and 72% of seniors 65 and older are fully vaccinated. The County is also seeing 28% of teens 16-17 years old and 46% of people 16-64 years old fully vaccinated.
By News Desk
More than 9,501,064 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to people across Los Angeles County, of which 5,520,397 were first doses and 3,980,667 were second doses, as of Friday, May 21, 2021.
Uber and Lyft are offering free roundtrip rides to some vaccination sites within their apps. However, if you are seeking assistance scheduling a ride or if you want to get your vaccination at a site not listed in the app, you can reach out to L.A. County’s Public Health call center at 1-833-540-0473 and you will be connected to free transportation.
Between April 1 and May 15, young adults aged 30-49 made up the largest proportion of COVID-19 hospitalizations.
There are 756 sites offering vaccinations this week including pharmacies, clinics, community sites, and hospitals. Mobile teams are also taking vaccinations into neighborhoods to reach people who may have limited ability or time to get to one of the established vaccination sites. Visit Find a Vaccination Provider page to request a visit at your workplace, business, or special event from one of the mobile vaccination units or other vaccination partners in the community to provide vaccines.
To find a vaccination site near you, to make an appointment at vaccination sites, and much more, visit: VaccinateLACounty.com (English) and VacunateLosAngeles.com (Spanish). If you don’t have internet access, can’t use a computer, or you’re over 65, you can call 1-833-540-0473 for help finding an appointment or scheduling a home-visit if you are homebound. Vaccinations are always free and open to eligible residents and workers regardless of immigration status.
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