Orange County officers mentioned earlier this week the resort can be one in all a number of “super POD” — Point-of-Dispensing — websites the place 1000’s of residents every day will be capable of get vaccinated.
The website will quickly be capable of vaccinate greater than 7,000 folks every day, Andrew Do, appearing chairman of the county’s board of supervisors, mentioned throughout a information convention Wednesday.
On Monday, greater than 10,000 folks signed as much as get vaccinated on the website, Do mentioned.
“There’s no better place to have our first super POD than right here at Disneyland, a travel destination for people around the world,” Do mentioned. “Today marks an important step in combating Covid-19 and reclaiming our lives and livelihoods.”
More “super POD sites” can be introduced as agreements are finalized, officers beforehand mentioned.
About 2,180 folks stay hospitalized with the virus, greater than 500 of whom are in intensive care models.
California officers additionally introduced Wednesday the state was increasing vaccine eligibility to everybody 65 and older.
“It’s important to vaccinate as many willing people as possible for Covid-19, and we need the space to do it,” county Supervisor Donald P. Wagner mentioned in an announcement earlier this week. “I thank Disneyland Resort and the City of Anaheim for stepping up in the shared effort to give OC residents protection against the virus.”
Source’s Alexandra Meeks contributed to this report.