Dana Point Community Updates Friday April 30 2021

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Dana Point COVID-19 Community Updates Friday April 30 2021.

Check the Dana Point Facebook Page for the latest updates.

Dana Point Community Updates Will Be Provided On A As Needed Basis Going Forward From April 30 2021

Dana Point Community Updates Friday April 30 2021 Is Online

Vaccine Updates

FDA and CDC Recommend The Use of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Following a thorough safety review, including two meetings of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S. should be lifted and use of the vaccine should resume.
Read More about it here.

Dana Point City

Dana Point Summer 2021 Events

The City of Dana Point is bringing live events back for the summer including Movies in the Park, 4th of July Fireworks and Concerts in the Park.
All community events will be held in accordance with the most current guidance from State and/or local healthcare agencies in place at the time of the event. The City calendar is linked here.

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 Vaccinations

The County has hundreds of vaccine appointments available at its Super POD sites; same day appointments may be available.
Please visit Othena.com or call (714) 834-2000 to make your appointment.

Disneyland Closes Drive Thru POD Vaccination Site

The Disneyland Drive-Thru POD site will close its operation indefinitely at the end of the day today.
Individuals requiring an ADA-compliant in-car vaccination should schedule an appointment at the Soka University, OC Fair & Event Center or Santa Ana College POD sites.

Othena Vaccination Record Program Has Been Postponed By OC Board Of Supervisors

The program by which those vaccinated through the County’s Othena system will be able to produce a record to show they have been vaccinated has been delayed pending County Board of Supervisors approval.

Orange County Is In The Orange Tier

The County continues to remain in Orange Tier, as the County’s case rate, while improved, is still not below 2 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.

Sign Up For The Orange County COVID-19 Vaccine Newsletter

The State of California

California Has The Lowest COVID Case Rate In the Nation
The Department of Public Health is working to adjust the State’s directive on face coverings to reflect the new information from the Centers for Disease Control.
United States of America

CDC New Outdoors Mask Guidelines For (Updated April 27 2021)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans do not need to cover their faces unless they are in a big crowd of strangers.

CDC Exact Quote: “You can gather or conduct activities outdoors without wearing a mask except in certain crowded settings and venues.”

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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