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OC Gets First Vaccines

Orange County Business Journal, Dec. 16, 2020

December 16, 2020

OC Gets First Vaccines

Frontline workers at UCI Health also received the vaccine on Wednesday, with about 3,000 units allocated to the hospital. … UCI Health officials said they plan to vaccinate 2,000 people in the first group by Sunday and then move on to four other priority groups, including nurses and physicians in the emergency department and ICU staff and physicians, critical care clinicians, respiratory therapists and anesthesiologists, environmental services and dietary services, among others. UCI Health also said it expects to receive its first batch of the Moderna vaccine next week. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]