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LA County Vaccine Super-Sites Will Prioritize Second Doses, For Now

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Javier Rodriguez, 72, gets a vaccine dose Friday on the opening day of a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination site at Cal Poly Pomona. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)
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Los Angeles County health officials are warning that appointments to get the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine are going to be hard to get this coming week.

Dr. Paul Simon with the county's Department of Public Health said that at the five L.A. County operated large-scale vaccination sites, a limited number of first doses will be given on Monday, with the rest of the week's appointments reserved for people who need their second dose.

The county tweeted the news Saturday:

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This applies only to the county's five mega-sites, but Angelenos seeking COVID-19 vaccines may run into issues at other locations, as all they're all dealing with short supplies of vaccines.

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