COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine in Los Angeles, California: Procedure to Receive First and Second Dose

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In Los Angeles, the candidates to receive the COVID vaccine are people over 65 years of age and medical personnel and residence centers.

County of The Angels launched the vaccination plan to protect vulnerable groups who are at high risk of infection. The first limited doses were destined for workers in the health sector who fight on the front line the disease caused by COVID-19.

The licensed vaccines in the country they are from the pharmaceutical Pzifer and Modern, both require two doses to acquire immunity. Once the first portion has been applied, it is important to conclude the second dose after the required time.

Currently, the people who can be vaccinated are workers in the health sector, residents of long-term care facilities and people 65 years of age or older. County health authorities enabled a digital tool called California My Turn available at myturn.ca.gov that allows people to find out if they are eligible to receive the doses.

In order to receive the vaccine it is important to make an appointment to attend the county vaccination centers. (Photo: EFE / EPA / PETER FOLEY)

In order to receive the vaccine it is important to make an appointment to attend the county vaccination centers. (Photo: EFE / EPA / PETER FOLEY)
 

How to get the first dose of the vaccine

For the first dose, the application of the vaccine works by means of a internet dating system, where the interested person must schedule the day of their visit and attend the vaccination center closest to their home. They will be able to enter the website VaccinateLACounty.com to program it.

The interested person must enter the website, select the option “Click here to book an appointment”, the portal has the option of scheduling the appointment in Spanish. Once you log in you must fill out an information form that will collect data and medical profile of the person, you must choose the place, time and day available to receive that first dose. You can also reserve it by calling the number (833) 540-0473 on a schedule of 08:00 to 20:30 hours.

One of the Los Angeles affiliated health centers is Carbon Health, who will also be administering the medication for any eligible county residents. In the same way, it generated an online registration system on the page carbonhealth.com/covid-19-vaccines

The vaccines licensed in the United States are Pfizer and Moderna, both require two doses. (Photo: REUTERS / Brendan Mcdermid)

The vaccines licensed in the United States are Pfizer and Moderna, both require two doses. (Photo: REUTERS / Brendan Mcdermid) 

How to get the second dose

After the first dose is received, in a approximate span of 21 days the s must be appliedegunda dose. According to Carbon Health in Los Angeles He noted that for the second dose it will not be the same as the first, since the health institution will assign appointments to people who already have their first dose.

The vaccinated person should be aware of any message or notification that the health center sends you in order to receive the second and last dose of the medicine. In a statement shared by Carbon Health, it states the following:

“Those who have already received a first dose administered at sites run by the city will be automatically booked for a second dose appointment and they will receive notification of the appointment from Carbon Health. ”

For the second dose, the Los Angeles Department of Health said they will be in charge of scheduling appointments for the second dose. (Photo: REUTERS / Yuki Iwamura)

For the second dose, the Los Angeles Department of Health said they will be in charge of scheduling appointments for the second dose. (Photo: REUTERS / Yuki Iwamura) 

In the event that the person cannot attend on the day assigned, the health institute may reschedule the appointment, This was stated in a statement shared on social networks: “We will send a message with the opportunity to reschedule your appointment within a 4 day period. You will receive communication from us ”.

Appointments will be scheduled according to the availability of the medication, lThe application will be in the same place where the person attended to receive the first dose, so you don’t have to look for a different center. For workers in the health sector, they should contact their work centers where they will be provided with information regarding their second dose and how it will be delivered.

Carbon Health in Los Angeles will help streamline the second phase appointments, they will take care of notifying people with the first dose. (Photo: REUTERS / Juan Medina)

Carbon Health in Los Angeles will help streamline the second phase appointments, they will take care of notifying people with the first dose. (Photo: REUTERS / Juan Medina) 

He Department of Public Health of the Los Angeles County commented on his official social networks that appointments will be made automatically at the same place and time during 21 days later of the first dose.

“For residents who received the vaccine at a large county-run site, Emails confirming second dose appointments will be sent prior to your next appointment. They will be in the same place and time as your first dose, 21 days later. We appreciate your patience, ”shared the health department.

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