City Gets Vaccine, Priority Goes To Seniors

Written by on April 1, 2021

Vaccine distribution has arrived in Malibu.

The state and county have allocated about 300 doses to the city.

Yesterday … city staff spent the day contacting senior citizens in Malibu … and offering to have a visiting nurse take the vaccine to them at home.

Once that is accomplished … the vaccien will become available to the general public.

Applications are beign taken now … at the city web site.

How many doses will be available ???

Not sure yet.

The city says they will release more information once they hear back from L A County on the date that the second dose will be available.

City emergency services coordinator Susan Duenas says they to have that second date – they can’t have people register for the first dose but be unavailable for the second dose date.

Detail will be announced today.

But late yesterday … the city web site began accepting requests,

The city says the general plan is for the City of Malibu to deliver first doses on one week from Tuesday … that’s April 13th.

Registration details will be coming a.s.a.pmost likely this afternoon.

ther day before yesterday … 200 dose asppointments were rfeleased at pepperdine Universitry.

Malibu has 31 point 4 percent of its residents vaccinated so far.

taht just about tracks the county vaccination level … but Malibu is far below other affluent westside neighborhoods and cities.

Santa Monica is 38 percent vaccinated.

Agoura Hills … 39 percent.

Mandeville Canyton … more than 50 percent vaccinated.

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