There are several ways to prove you’ve had both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The $300 vouchers would go to students who get vaccinated between Aug. 2 and Aug. 30.
Some city departments lagged significantly in vaccinations, with only 56% of police employees, 66% of fire department employees and 62% of public works employees reporting they were fully inoculated.
It is expected to become the dominant variant of the coronavirus within weeks, officials said.
City officials anticipate that the on-campus clinics will allow more people to get vaccinated now that children ages 12 and up can get the vaccine.
The city was anticipating a dip in vaccination demand as more residents got the shot, but the slowdown paints a picture of the work health officials still have to do as more COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, businesses open and variants of the virus spread.
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.
An advisory panel for the CDC said the single-dose vaccine can be administered as long as it has a warning label about potential risk for blood clots. The federal agency panel said the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the potential risks.
In a statement, the CSU and UC systems said employees and students would be required to be vaccinated by the fall semester, or upon FDA approval of one of the vaccines, whichever is later.
With more age groups getting tacked onto the eligibility list in the coming days, here’s the various ways and places you can get a COVID-19 vaccine in LA County including Long Beach.