(CNN) – The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim will soon be the first “super” Govit-19 Vaccination site in Orange County, California, officials said Monday.
The resort is one of several “super POTs” – point-of-dispensing – that can vaccinate thousands of residents daily, officials said. It will take effect this weekend.
“Disneyland Resort, the largest employer in the center of Orange County, has stepped up its efforts to run the county’s first Super POT site – doing a tremendous job in our vaccine distribution process,” said Andrew Doe, executive chairman of the District Board. Supervisors, in A statement.
Officials said more “super POD sites” will be announced as deals are finalized.
The county has one population About 3.1 million. The county says more than 190,000 people have tested positive for Covit-19 since the outbreak and more than 2,100 have died. Information.
About 2,221 people have been hospitalized with the virus, more than 500 of whom are in intensive care units.
Phase is currently vaccinating people who fall under one phase – critical and health workers As well as 75 years and older. Those who meet the conditions must schedule an appointment to be vaccinated at a super POD site, the county said.
“It’s important to vaccinate as many people as possible about Govt – 19, and we need space to do that,” said Supervisor Donald P. Wagner said in a statement. “I thank the Disneyland Resort and the city of Anaheim for landing a shared effort to provide OC residents with protection from the virus.”