LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County residents 65 and older are now able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to an executive order signed by county leaders.
On Monday evening, Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda Solis signed an executive order directing health leaders to make COVID-19 vaccines available to residents of 65 years or older.
"Starting today, all locations that are currently providing vaccination can also begin offering appointments to persons in this age category," the county's health department announced in a press release Tuesday.
Prior to the announcement, the vaccines were available to frontline healthcare workers and nursing home residents/staff in LA County.
Residents 65 and older can book an appointment for the COVID vaccine online at http://vaccinatelacounty.com/ or by phone by calling 1-833-540-0473 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Below is the order signed by Solis: