Sites providing COVID-19 vaccines have opened throughout California: stadiums, expo centers, and even in Disneyland.
There resort is the first of five of super COVID-19 vaccination sites capable of vaccinating around 7,000 people every day.
On the first day alone, more than ten thousand people submitted their vaccination requests on the Orange County website.
Dont come today if you dont have an appointment.
Its been incredible to turn out today.
Because of the huge number of people who want to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
the Orange County website kept crashing.
Susan came with her husband.
She believes they both were extremely lucky.
So that we could live.
So we definitely, I mean, thats what is the reason.
I got mine yesterday.
I got mine today.
Orange County authorities warned there might be long lines and wait times.
But this time for the next few weeks, until we get more vaccine,
I would ask for your patient and allow the vulnerable senior with chronic health condition the opportunity to get vaccinated first.
Californias governor Gavin Newsome has announced the start of phase one
which includes vaccinating medical workers, as well as people over 65.
That would affect over six and a half million people.
But right now, there simply arent enough vaccines in the state.
It is not by accident that Disneyland was picked as a super cool with -19 vaccination site.
Disney has been such a great partner that the largest employer and Orange County.
It was a natural site to actually have it, because people know where its located.
Its also well known as you can imagine the Disney does the advertising and the knowledge for folks.
People have a very good feeling about Disney.
Disneyland has been closed since March 2020,
and only recently some stores in the theme park opened back up.
But the amusement rides remain closed.
Anaheim residents want to be vaccinated soon,
so they could return to their jobs in the many restaurants, stores and hotels in the areas surrounding Disneyland.
Because I go for the public, so thats why I decide to get the vaccine to make sure that I can protect myself and others people.
Another large COVID vaccination site has opened at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
About twelve thousand people will be able to get vaccinated there every day.
In another vaccination side has opened in San Diego, one more in Riverside.
And everywhere there were long lines of people who cant wait to get vaccinated and get back to what used to be normal everyday life.
For Angelina, Buglaliansen Los Angeles Anna Rice VOA news