FOX 11’s vaccine finder is connecting Orange County residents with information about where you can get vaccinated, when you are eligible and where you can go to track available doses in your community.
- Vaccine available: Pfizer and Moderna
- First and second doses available. Appointments for the second dose is automatically sent after the first dose.
- Registration link: https://www.othena.com/
WHO CAN GET VACCINATED
Orange County is currently in Phase 1A of its vaccination timeline.
- Acute care, psychiatric and correctional facility hospitals
- Skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and similar settings for older or medically vulnerable individuals and residents in these settings via a federal partnership with CVS and Walgreens
- Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and others providing emergency medical services
- Dialysis centers
- Intermediate care facilities for persons who need non-continuous nursing supervision and supportive care
- Home health care and in-home supportive services
- Community health workers, including promotoras
- Public health field staff
- Primary Care clinics, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Centers, correctional facility clinics and urgent care clinics
- Specialty clinics
- Laboratory workers
- Dental and other oral health clinics
- Pharmacy staff not working in settings at higher tiers
Phase 1A Includes:
- Those "persons at risk for exposure to SARS-CoV-2 through their work in any role in direct health care or long-term care settings… and includes persons at direct risk of exposure in their non-clinical roles, such as, but not limited to, environmental services, patient transport, or interpretation"
- In addition for Orange County, law enforcement who work in high positive COVID rate areas such as Anaheim and Santa Ana as well as correctional facilities and homeless shelters experiencing outbreaks can get vaccinated at this time.
- People age 65 and older.
WHAT TO BRING TO VACCINATION APPOINTMENT
All who seek to be vaccinated MUST provide documentation indicating they are in the active categories listed above. Those who do not bring adequate documentation will be asked to reschedule at a later date when they can provide the necessary information.
- Residents aged 65+ need to show photo ID and proof of residency
- Phase 1A Critical and Healthcare Workers need to show photo ID and one of the following:
- Professional license
- Employee badge with name
- Signed letter from employer on facility letterhead
- Employment paystub with printed name
Orange County received 83,055 doses of coronavirus vaccines Thursday, Feb. 25 helping officials catch up on canceled appointments due to a shortfall in
medicine owing to winter storms out east.
- Offers in-car vaccinations for eligible individuals with disabilities displaying vehicle placards or license plates at their appointments.
- The Disney site will shut down Thursday, March 4 to make way for ADA access and drive-thru vaccine option for next week. The reconfigured site is expected to reopen Monday, March 8, and will be able to serve eligible residents with disabilities, with appointments and/or with appropriate vehicle placards or license plates.
- Effective February 24, everyone who received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine at the Disneyland Super POD will receive their second dose at a new Super POD at the Anaheim Convention Center. There is a chance this date might be delayed due to vaccine shortages.
- The Anaheim Convention Center Super POD will vaccinate eligible individuals with appointments during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.
- Those with Sunday, February 28 appointments at the Disneyland location are asked to visit this location.
- The Santa Ana College vaccination site was temporarily closed on Feb. 20 and will reopen at a future date that has not yet been determined.
- When vaccines are available, the Santa Ana College vaccination site is open Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with appointments available online.
You must have an appointment to visit the sites above for your vaccination.
Visit each website above to learn how to register and schedule a vaccination appointment.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.