Garcia pointed to places like New Jersey, where fully vaccinated adults can get a free beer, and New York, where Mets and Yankee tickets are free to those who get their dose at the stadium.
Visitors will be allowed up to 30 minutes browse book stacks and use public computers and printing services.
Long Beach health officials haven’t recorded any COVID-19 deaths since April 17. “It feels like at this point you can breathe a little,” one said.
More than 10% of people haven’t received their second dose in more than 40 days while the city works to reach out to those who have missed their appointment.
After nursing homes received access to the vaccine, the number of new COVID-19 cases ebbed dramatically in Long Beach and elsewhere throughout Los Angeles County.
La ciudad y la mayoría de las otras agencias de salud pausaron la administración de la vacuna en el medio de abril porque encontraron coágulos de sangre en una pequeña cantidad de personas que recibieron la vacuna.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia said during a Wednesday afternoon press conference that the city would soon begin to partner with the Long Beach Unified School District to place mobile clinics on school campuses.
The city and most other health agencies halted administering the vaccine in mid-April due to blood clots found in a small number of people who received the vaccine.
The county must meet the threshold for another week before it can actually allow more capacity at businesses and event venues.
Community Hospital Long Beach is partnering with the city library system to offer a free two-day COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library on Wednesday, April 28, and Thursday, April 29.