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:

— Cancer

— Chronic kidney disease

— Chronic pulmonary disease

— Down syndrome

— Weakened immune system from solid organ transplant

— Pregnancy

— Sickle cell disease

— Heart conditions

— Severe obesity

— Type 2 diabetes mellitus

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