Dana Point Community Updates Friday April 16 2021

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Dana Point COVID-19 Community Updates Friday April 16 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 COVID-19 Community Updates For Friday April 16 2021 Is Online

Vaccine Updates

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Removed From OC POD Sites

In alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation, the County has removed the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from all its vaccination POD sites until further notice.

The County’s vaccination PODs will continue to dispense the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to individuals with appointments.

Vaccine Eligibility For Everyone Age 16 and Older

On Thursday April 15 2021, everyone age 16 and older in Orange County is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
People under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive the vaccine. For more information, please click here.

Vaccine Finder Online Tool

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

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.

OC Super Pod Extended Hours

The OC Fair & Event Center Super POD will operate with extended hours of 11:00am-9:00pm (appointments between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m.) on Thursdays to accommodate working individuals who cannot get vaccinated during standard business hours.

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 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 Corona Virus Services and Resources Online Directory

Find the latest City/County/State/Federal Information on this online City Site.

The County of Orange

Orange County Super PODS Extend Hours” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>Orange County Othena Digital Vaccination Record
Those vaccinated through the County’s Othena system will be able to produce a record to show they have been vaccinated through a new pilot program the OC Health Care Agency is launching.
The Digital Vaccine Record Program provides testing and vaccine verification and will offer a QR code that is easily saved to your computer or smartphone.

Orange County Currently In Orange Reopening Tier

The County continues to remain in Orange Tier, as the County’s case rate has held steady at 3 cases per day, per 100,000 residents.
Once the case rate moves below 2 cases per day, per 100,000, the County will be eligible to move into Yellow Tier.

The State of California

California Expects To Reopen on June 15 2021 With Masking and Vaccinations

The state Department of Public Health tweaked its four-level, color-coded pandemic guidance so that effective April 15, certain venues in Red, Orange and Yellow tier counties could boost their indoor capacities if guests “are tested or show proof of full vaccination.”
The State is still expecting to move beyond the Blueprint for a Safer Economy in June. On June 15, all industries across the state can return to usual operations with common-sense risk reduction measures, such as masking and vaccinations.

United States of America

American Rescue Plan

President Biden announced funding from the American Rescue Plan will help the CDC monitor, track, and defeat COVID-19 variants. Read more here.

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


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


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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