California to Prioritize Seniors Over 65 for Covid-19 Vaccines

Jan. 13, 2021, 9:39 PM

California will allow millions of residents age 65 and older to get a Covid-19 shot in the next phase of its vaccine rollout, the state’s department of public health said Wednesday.

The seniors will be prioritized in the next tranche of vaccine recipients, after health-care workers and long-term care residents. The move comes after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Tuesday that states speed up vaccinations among people 65 and older.

“There is no higher priority than efficiently and equitably distributing these vaccines as quickly as possible to those who face the gravest consequences,” said Gov. Gavin ...

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