Los Angeles opens COVID-19 vaccine appointments to residents 16 and older – KABC-TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC)– Los Angeles has opened up COVID-19 vaccine consultations to all residents who are 16 and older.On Saturday, the citys website for COVID-19 vaccine registration revealed an option for individuals 16 and older to reserve a consultation. Vaccinations for that group at city-run vaccination sites will start on Tuesday.In a declaration, Mayor Eric Garcettis workplace stated all 3 vaccines will be available to people 18 years and older, with the Pfizer vaccine licensed for those aged 16 and 17.”We continue to receive a restricted supply of vaccines, and when we receive higher supply in the weeks ahead, the City will be ready to administer even more vaccines rapidly and safely,” the statement read.The modification to the citys website comes a few days prior to California is set to formally broaden vaccine eligibility to citizens because age group.Statewide eligibility currently permits individuals 50 and older to get a vaccine consultation. California residents 16 and older are set to formally become qualified on April 15, however other regional towns have actually decided to open it earlier, consisting of Long Beach.Copyright © 2021 KABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.