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Orange County expecting 1st COVID-19 vaccines by Wednesday

KABC, Dec. 14, 2020 (Video)

December 14, 2020

Orange County expecting 1st COVID-19 vaccines by Wednesday

Orange County can expect to see the first doses of Pfizer’s authorized COVID-19 vaccine by Wednesday, according to county health officials. … Dr. Susan Huang, medical director with UCI Health, says they expect to distribute about 3,000 doses to staff. “It’s absolutely urgent for everybody to get vaccinated – health-care workers and priority patients and everybody,” Huang said. “As frontline workers we are absolutely committed to getting our doses, about 3,000, out to our staff, as fast as we can get it out. We’ve been working all weekend long to prepare how to do that.”