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Orange County Launches Latest Vaccine Super POD, Despite Supply Shortage

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Orange County Launches Latest Vaccine Super POD, Despite Supply Shortage

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Orange County needs enough supply to inoculate 600,000 people in order to push through the first tier of its vaccination schedule, said its top doctor. Speaking during a Jan. 23 press conference to announce the opening of the county’s latest super point of distribution (POD), Dr. Clayton Chau said bolstering its supply has been a challenge. Of those who qualify for the vaccine through the first, 1A tier, about 55,000 have received a shot through Orange County Health Care Agency’s (HCA) Othena scheduling platform. Another 62,316 are booked to receive one. (The figures do not include those who were inoculated at private healthcare facilities.) Orange County currently has 66,000 vaccines at its super PODs. “It is important to note we have a limited supply still,” Chau, director of the HCA, said. “So what does that mean? It means that we need to work harder to get more vaccines to our …

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