Walt Disney Concert Hall opens vaccination clinic in downtown LA


DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A new mobile clinic opened Thursday at the Walt Disney Concert Hall as Los Angeles County strives to better reach workers in the arts and culture.

Walgreens has partnered with the Los Angeles County Public Health Department to host the Mobile Bus Clinic, which is part of a nationwide bus tour.

The clinic is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday with the option to administer vaccines to six people at a time with the Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines.

No appointment is necessary and anyone aged 12 and over is eligible to receive the vaccine.

Delta variant of COVID-19 a growing concern in Los Angeles County

It comes as public health officials report dozens of cases of the delta variant of COVID-19 in southern California.

The delta variant, first detected in India in late 2020, is believed to be more contagious than other COVID-19 variants and has been detected in at least 80 countries and just about every state in the United States

The variant is responsible for 20% of cases across the country. As of last week, 64 cases of the delta variant have been detected in LA County.

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