Dana Point Community Updates Thursday April 1 2021

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Dana Point COVID-19 Community Updates Thursday April 1 2021.

Check the Dana Point Facebook Page for the latest updates.

#DanaPoint #COVID19 Community Updates are published every other week, unless major announcements or important local information relating to COVID-19 needs to be disseminated.

Dana Point COVID19 Community Updates Thursday April 1 2021 Are Online

Dana Point City Hall Closed For Good Friday Observance April 2 2021

Vaccine Updates

Individuals Age 50 and Above Eligible For Vaccination on Wednesday March 31 2021

In two weeks, individuals age 16 and above will become eligible.
For more information, please click here.

Orange County Has Administered 1,453,943 doses of COVID-19 Vaccines .

Walmart Pharmacies Are Accepting Vaccination Appointments

The Federal government has folded Walmart Pharmacies into their vaccination efforts.
California stores were not part of the initial rollout, but local stores with vaccines in stock are now making appointments.

Vaccine Finder Online Tool

Enter your zip code to see where available vaccines are being given in and around Dana Point.

Orange County Vaccine Allocation Is Better Than Expected

Orange County received more than three times their normal allocation of vaccines this week, a good sign that availability is ramping up in tandem with eligibility.

Californian’s Can Sign Up For COVID-19 Vaccine at My Turn

Every Californian can sign up at myturn.ca.gov or call (833) 422-4255 to see if it’s their turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccination at Rite Aid Pharmacy

People are prioritized to get shots under public health guidelines.

Register Online At CVS To Receive Your COVID-19 Vaccination

People are prioritized to get shots under public health guidelines.
Anyone without internet access can call customer service at 800-746-7287.

Orange County Super PODS

County Super Pods: All County Pod sites, including Anaheim Convention Center Super POD, Soka University POD in Aliso Viejo, Santa Ana College,Disneyland Drive-Thru Pod in Anaheim and OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa are open and operational by appointment.
Individuals who lack access to technology can call the HCA hotline at (714) 834-2000 for assistance with Othena registration and support.

Orange County Vaccination Newsletter Is Online

COVID-19 Updates

Dana Point City

Dana Point Bunny Hop Trolley Saturday April 3 2021

The Easter Bunny will be riding on the Bunny Hop Trolley with helpers from the City of Dana Point Recreation Division and giving out pre-packaged gift bags filled with plastic eggs and goodies for kids up to 12 years of age.
The Bunny Hop Trolley will be stopping at the following locations Saturday morning:

9:00-9:30 Pines Park
10:00–10:30 Sunset Park
11:00-11:30 Dana Woods Park
12:00-12:30 Sea Canyon Park

Dana Point Shop and Dine Local

As pandemic conditions improve, we are encouraging everyone to shop and dine locally.
Dana Point restaurants are eager to see your faces and welcome you back safely indoors.

Dana Point COVID-19 Services and Resources Directory

New services and resources will be shared in this update, then moved over to the City’s COVID-19 webpage. You can access that information here.

The County of Orange

Orange County Enters Orange Opening Tier March 31 2021

The County’s COVID-19 case rate continues to fall, and the County officially moved into the Orange Tier March 31 2021.
For a list of eligible activities in the Orange Tier, click here.
With vaccination rates continuing to climb, the County has already improved in one metric, Testing Positivity Rate into the Yellow Tier.
Local health authorities are feeling optimistic about a move to Yellow Tier later this month.

Disneyland Reopens on April 30 2021

South Orange County Virtual Job Fair Wednesday April 7 2021

Job Fair at 10:00am-2:00pm.

The State of California

California Has Second Lowest Case Rates in America
California Needs to Keep Following Social Distancing and Mask Guidelines

According to Governor Newsom, “…California has the second lowest case rates in America” and he added, “in four to six weeks California could be in really good shape if people following social distancing and mask guidelines.”

Some California Small Businesses Challenge California’s COVID-19 Restrictions

More than 45 small businesses from across San Diego County are asking a Federal court to put an end to the fluctuating COVID-19 restrictions in California.
The suit alleges violations of the First, Fifth and 14th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, as well as breaches of the California Constitution.

United States of America

President Biden 90-90 Vaccination Plan

President Biden unveiled his “90-90” plan, promising that 90% of adults will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine within the next three weeks and 90% of the nation will get the vaccine within 5 miles of where they live.

Orange County COVID-19 Testing Resources

At Home Testing

Dana Point

Laguna Dana Urgent Care

Rapid test with results in 20 minutes $140 – No insurance
PCR test with results in 1-2 days – Most insurances accepted, otherwise $150

Laguna Niguel

South Coast Family Medical Center

Rapid test with results in 20 minutes $125 – No Insurance
PCR Test with results in 1-2 days – Most insurances accepted, otherwise $250

CVS

PCR test and typically receive results within 6-10 days
No cost testing at select locations

Anaheim

Orange County Testing Super Site

PCR test and typically receive results within 2-3 days
No out-of-pocket expenses

Costa Mesa

Orange County Testing Super Site

PCR test and typically receive results within 2-3 days
No out-of-pocket expenses

Your Personal Physician

Contact your doctor’s office directly to request testing

Dana Point Additional Online Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For more information please visit The City of Dana Point Facebook Page

The City of Dana Point COVID-19 Information Page is Online

Orange County Emergency Operations Center Facebook Page

Alert OC
AlertOC is a mass notification system designed to keep Orange County, California residents and businesses informed of emergencies that may require immediate life saving actions.

Alert OC for COVID-19
Residents can now sign up to receive text message updates related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Orange County, California.
To opt-in for this service, text OCCOVID19 to 888777.
Residents who have questions about alerts can call the County of Orange Public Health Hotline at (714) 628-7085 between 9am-6pm daily.

Orange County Public Health (COVID-19) Information Page is Online

Orange County Public Health (COVID-19) Health Referral Hotline Number is 1 (800) 564-8448

California Department of Public Health (COVID-19) Information is Online

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (COVID-19) Information is Online

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 Online Site

SouthOCBeaches is trying their best to bring you any and all updates/revisions/corrections as soon as the information becomes available

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