First Hurdle: Getting Residents To Vaccinate In Orange County | Lake Forest, CA Patch

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Lake Forest City, California-They hope the beginning of the end of the coronavirus in Orange County, the executives shared

Vaccination is open to the public this week. The OC director said that a new public relations company was also hired to assist with the education and acceptance of the coronavirus vaccine.

According to reports, in Orange County, more than 28 residents have died of the coronavirus. As of Tuesday, there were 3,258 new infections in the county. Only two of the victims lived in assisted or skilled nursing facilities. A total of 2220 inpatients were hospitalized, of which 535 are currently in the intensive care unit.

Orange County’s adjusted daily case rate per 100,000 people was released on Tuesday, increasing from 67.8 last week to 78.8. The positive rate rose from 17.1% to 19.5%.

The quartile positive rate of county health equality, which measures cases in the worst-hit areas of the county, rose to 24.2% from 23.4% last week.

The county’s chief health officer and HCA director, Dr. Clayton Chau, said officials surveyed patients in 13 hospitals and found that 54% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients were 61 years of age and older, while 71% of ICUs were 61 years old or older. the above. Older. He added that nearly 72% of people in the intensive care unit with ventilator are over 61 years old.

Speaking of the high proportion of elderly people with coronavirus, Chau said: "If we don't stop this step, it will always be the case."

Joe said: "Fifty-five percent of the deaths in Orange County are also elderly people 65 years of age or older." "Sorry, but we need to act quickly in the community. This is not just about reopening our The economy is very important and it is about caring for our vulnerable communities. Our elderly are dying, and we need to do everything we can to stop it."

The 19-year-old Shanderick Dorsey was dying and was in a coma for two months, but his mother's faith helped him through the difficult time and gave him a new life.

Qiao said county officials have moved seniors 65 and over to the forefront of the production line.

The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 at the meeting on Tuesday in favor of hiring an idea museum public relations company to help officials convince residents (especially those in poor areas) of the wisdom of vaccination.

Officials worry that opposition to the vaccine will affect the ability to immunize the herd.

Supervisor Don Wagner voted against the contract, believing that he wants to wait until a detailed budget is drawn up for the project. He also argued that the county's press officials could complete the work without spending extra money.

However, Orange County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett said she didn't want to wait any longer and argued that county officials were struggling and needed more help. Zhou and Orange County CEO Frank Kim echoed this view.

Bartlett also said that due to her track record of developing a "keep healthy" campaign with the county, she is very satisfied with the cooperation with the Creative Hall company.

The county has also reached an agreement to vote for another super website at Knott’s Berry Farm, the main pipeline Ge Chafe, who was voting for the vice chairman on Tuesday.

Chaffee said officials are also working to establish a super vaccination field at the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa. Ultimately, the county's goal is to have five regional super sites.

Chafee said: "We don't have enough vaccines to prescribe another." "We can't open too much until we have the required number of vaccines."

Officials plan to hold a press conference on Wednesday to open up the vaccine distribution site at Disneyland.

Chafee said there are multiple mobile sites throughout the county, and officials are currently vaccinating seniors in skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities.

King said that another batch of vaccines was shipped on Monday, and the county has 40,000 vaccines in stock.

Whether in the medical field or not in the medical field, there are a large number of county-level volunteers carrying out activities in the vaccination super venues. In the next few weeks and months, as many as five vaccines will be opened.

Chafee said county officials are also seeking volunteers to provide a range of services from traffic control to computer registration.

Volunteers can be


Orange County has started

And remind you the time to return. So far, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines distributed in the county require two doses, 21 days apart.

According to Othena, Orange County has carried out more than 50,000 vaccinations, each of which takes 4 to 5 minutes.

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