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Fresno County coronavirus: COVID-19 vaccination ‘mega site’ to open at Fresno Fairgrounds, health officials say – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2021-01-12 20:28:23 –

Fresno, CA (KFSN)-Fresno Fairgrounds is currently the first “super” COVID-19 vaccination site in the county.

Health officials today announced to speed up shot management.

These types of mass vaccination sites have been or will be launched in other parts of the state, such as Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and Disneyland in Orange County.

Speeding up the vaccination process as quickly as possible is all part of the governor’s plan.

Fresno County has joined other parts of the state to promote vaccination.

“Today, we can boldly say that Fresno County is leading the deployment of this vaccine. We haven’t had the problems we’ve heard across the counties around California,” said Fresno County Supervisor. One Steve Brandau said.

The trade fair is now open for front-line healthcare professionals to receive shots, as the state deals with record COVID-19 deaths.

Click here for a complete description of California’s vaccine phase.

Eligible recipients will enter the Kings Canyon Road parking lot and go to the Ag Building, which is vaccinated from Monday to Saturday.

The county said it aims to vaccinate at least 75% of its population by the summer.

“If you’re in health care this week, get off. Next week, if you’re in the elderly population, it’s time for you to qualify, and we really do them for that population. I want to book a slot for, and a week later it’s going to start with our food and farm workers, “says Dr. Wraith Vola, Interim Health Officer in Fresno County.

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Fresno County has a population of just under one million, and nearly 76,000 people have tested positive for the coronavirus since the outbreak of the pandemic.

The county will soon open these supersites to make the vaccination process much more efficient.

“By Friday, there are five locations. Currently, the county is in talks with 100 additional providers, and as soon as they receive more vaccines, they will be in the hands of the general public and their individuals. Who is most in need? “

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