Continue to Help Slow the Spread
“Vaccination remains the most effective way to reduce everyone’s risk of getting sick, being hospitalized or dying from COVID-19,” said Deputy County Health Officer Dr. Regina Chinsio-Kwong. “With vaccines widely available throughout Orange County, we strongly encourage you to complete your recommended shots if you are not fully vaccinated or are eligible to receive a booster dose.” Residents who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or are eligible for their booster dose are encouraged to access the most convenient option available to them to get their shot, including local retail pharmacies, healthcare providers or online at Vaccines.gov, MyTurn.ca.gov or Othena.com. For more information on where to go for a vaccine, visit COVIDVaccineFacts.com and click Find a COVID-19 Vaccine.
Testing continues to be a critical component of the County’s strategy to reduce viral transmission. Self-collection, at-home COVID-19 test kits are available by visiting ochealthinfo.com/covidtest. These tests are available at no cost, may be used conveniently at home and come with a prepaid shipping return label.
Wearing masks in indoor public places is also highly encouraged to slow the spread of COVID-19. Regardless of vaccination status, everyone must wear a mask over the nose and mouth at all times on planes, buses, trains and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within or out of the United States and while indoors at U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and stations.
COVID-19 Cases in Orange County
For information on COVID-19 information and resources, including case counts, vaccination and testing in Orange County, visit ochealthinfo.com/covid.
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