City of Irvine and Hoag Continue COVID-19 Vaccine Partnership
Monday, March 22, 2021
Mayor Farrah N. Khan’s unwavering pledge to vaccinate all Irvine residents continued March 22, with another COVID-19 vaccine clinic held through an ongoing partnership with Hoag. Higher-risk Irvine residents aged 60 and over received COVID-19 vaccines at Lakeview Senior Center.
“Continuing to expand COVID-19 vaccine parameters to more Irvine residents brings me great satisfaction,” said Mayor Farrah N. Khan. “My COVID-19 Task Force continues to be successful in meeting the needs of my constituents and I’m extremely grateful for these fruitful partnerships. I’m certain that in coming weeks the City will be able to provide even more vaccines to eligible Irvine residents.”
On March 22, 180 of Irvine’s higher-risk residents aged 60 and over received COVID-19 vaccines at the vaccine clinic. To date, the City has directly administered 480 COVID-19 vaccines to Irvine’s highest risk residents through the partnership with Hoag, and a total 880 residents through additional partnerships.
"Hoag is proud to partner with the City of Irvine to provide our community’s senior population with COVID-19 vaccines, especially those who have had limited access to obtaining them,” said Marcy Brown, senior vice president and chief hospital operations officer at Hoag. “We are passionate about and committed to supporting our community at this critical stage of the pandemic."
Additional information about vaccines and the COVID-19 Task Force is available at cityofirvine.org.
Hoag is a platinum-level Leaders Circle partner of the Greater Irvine Chamber.
Hoag is a nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 480,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to nine health centers and 13 urgent care centers. Hoag has invested $261 million in programs and services to support the underserved community within the past five years, including areas like mental health, homelessness, transportation for seniors, education, and support for single mothers. Hoag is a designated Magnet®?hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas:?cancer,?heart and vascular,?neurosciences,?women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate,?Hoag Orthopedic Institute,?which consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. In the 2020 - 2021?U.S. News & World Report?Best Hospitals Rankings, Hoag is the highest ranked hospital in Orange County and the only OC hospital ranked in the Top 10 in California. For an unprecedented 23 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit?www.hoag.org?for more information.
Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 281,707 that spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.
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