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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
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COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine vial. Photo by Lisa Ferdinando of the Department of Defense.

VACCINE RECEIVED & ADMINISTERED

DOSES RECEIVED DOSES ADMINISTERED
By Week of Number of Doses Cumulative Number of Doses By Week of Cumulative Number of Doses Percent of Cumulative Doses Administered
12/14/2020 82,875 82,875 --- --- ---
12/21/2020 165,350 248,225 12/24/2020 63,566 76.7%
12/28/2020 109,325 357,550 12/31/2020 114,522 46.1%
1/4/2021 133,575 491,125 1/7/2021 217,831 60.9%
1/11/2021 193,950 685,075 1/14/2021 344,563 70.2%
1/18/2021 168,575 853,650 1/21/2021 441,430 64.4%

Source: L.A. County Dept. of Public Health Vaccine Dashboard


WHERE AND HOW TO OBTAIN THE COVID-19 VACCINE


DISTRIBUTION PHASES & STATUS

COVID-19 Vaccine Phase, Los Angeles County
TIER 1
AVAILABLE NOW
  • Healthcare workers and residents of skilled nursing facilities
  • Healthcare workers and residents of other long-term care facilities

-- Healthcare workers in:

-- Acute care hospitals
-- Acute psychiatric hospitals
-- Correctional facility hospitals
-- Dialysis centers
-- Emergency medical services, including EMTs & Paramedics
-- Infusion/oncology centers
-- Residential & inpatient substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities
-- Residential & inpatient mental health facilities

TIER 2
AVAILABLE NOW

-- Healthcare workers in:

-- Department of Children and Family Services
-- Department of Mental Health
-- Home healthcare organizations & home health agencies (in-home supportive service personnel)
-- Intermediate care facilities (for persons needing non-continuous nursing supervision & supportive care)
-- Outpatient substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, mental health facilities, & crisis stabilization units
-- Public Health field staff with face-to-face contact with patients/public (e.g. during testing, contact tracing, outbreak investigations)
-- Primary care clinics, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), rural health centers, & correctional facility clinics
-- Urgent care clinics
-- Office of Diversion & Re-entry
-- Medical shelters
-- Sheltered & Unsheltered settings providing direct clinical care for people experiencing homelessness
-- Field-based community health workers, including promoters (including those in testing, contact tracing, or supportive services to persons with suspected or confirmed COVID-19)
-- Regional Centers
-- Outreach workers in face-to-face contact with people experiencing homelessness

TIER 3
AVAILABLE NOW

-- Healthcare workers in:

-- Acupuncturists
-- Chiropractors
-- COVID-19 Testing
-- Death Care (mortuaries)
-- Dental & Other Oral Health Clinics
-- Laboratories
-- Occupational Health
-- Optometry Clinics
-- Pharmacies (if not working in settings at higher tiers)
-- Physical Therapists/Occupational Therapists (if not working in settings at higher tiers)
-- Recuperative Care Centers
-- School and University Health Centers
-- Specialty Clinics
-- Speech Therapists
-- Surgery Centers


COVID-19 Vaccine Phase, Los Angeles County
TIER 1
AVAILABLE NOW (as supplies permit)
  • Persons 65 years & older
ESTIMATED AVAILABLE IN FEBRUARY*
  • Those at risk of exposure at work in the following sectors:

-- Education
-- Childcare
-- Emergency services
-- Food & agriculture

TIER 2
  • Those at risk of exposure at work in the following sectors:

-- Transportation & logistics
-- Industrial, commercial, residential, & sheltering facilities and services
-- Critical manufacturing

  • Congregate settings with outbreak risk:

-- Incarcerated
-- Homeless


COVID-19 Vaccine Phase, Los Angeles County
ESTIMATED AVAILABLE IN MARCH*
  • Persons 50-64 years old
  • Persons 16-49 years old with an underlying health condition or disability that increases their risk of severe COVID-19

-- Those at risk of exposure at work in the following sectors:

-- Education
-- Water & wastewater
-- Defense
-- Energy
-- Chemical & hazardous materials
-- Communications & information technology
-- Financial services
-- Government operations / community-based essential functions


COVID-19 Vaccine Phase, Los Angeles County
ESTIMATED AVAILABILE IN MAY/JUNE*
  • Persons 16-49 years old without high-risk medical conditions

* Estimations may change due to vaccine supply and state prioritization.

Reported by the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health. Does not include the cities of Long Beach or Pasadena that operate independent health agencies. Reporting for these cities may be obtained from the Long Beach Health Dept. and Pasadena Public Health Dept.


Return to COVID-19 Cases in Los Angeles County for additional charts and tables.