COVID-19 vaccinations to open up to people 16+ with severe health conditions, disabilities
Starting March 15, Californians aged 16-64 with certain health conditions, including cancer and heart disease,￼ can get the COVID-19 vaccine, per the CA Dept. of Public Health.
State Health Director Dr. Mark Ghaly said Friday that starting March 15 people between ages 16-64 who are severely disabled, and those with health conditions that put them at high risk can get in line for shots.
Full list below:
— Chronic kidney disease
— Chronic pulmonary disease
— Down syndrome
— Weakened immune system from solid organ transplant
— Sickle cell disease
— Heart conditions
— Severe obesity
— Type 2 diabetes mellitus