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First COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive at Orange County hospitals

Orange County Register, Dec. 16, 2020

December 16, 2020

First COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive at Orange County hospitals

Several area hospitals received their first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday morning and health care workers at St. Joseph Hospital and UC Irvine Medical Center are scheduled for inoculations later on in the day, Dec. 16. … UCI Health expects to vaccinate about 3,000 workers in the first round – they’ll also need a second dose in three weeks.