The mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia is set to close, Los Angeles County officials reported Monday.
Vaccinations will end at the site on April 18, and it will be supplanted by two other local area based immunization destinations at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation, both set to open April 19.
The move is essential for Los Angeles County “developing its vaccination distribution system and moving to local area based destinations to expand availability to the COVID-19 vaccines,” officials said in a news discharge.
The new vaccination locales will each can manage up to 2,000 vaccinations per day and are intended to serve residents from the Santa Clarita and Antelope Valley people group.
The two destinations will give stroll up arrangement choices, officials said.
“I’m inconceivably appreciative to Magic Mountain for their liberality and basic association as we gave the antibody to a great many residents at their mass immunization distribution site,” L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said in an articulation.
The amusement park began being utilized as one of five L.A. County’s mass vaccination locales in January this year. It opened with the ability to immunize 4,000 individuals per day.
From that point forward, its volunteers have controlled 129,000 COVID-19 vaccines to county residents, officials said.
The finish of vaccinations at Magic Mountain comes after the amusement park resumed to the public after a yearlong conclusion.
The county’s other huge scope locales are as yet open, and they incorporate the Pomona Fairplex, The Forum in Inglewood, California State University, Northridge and L.A. County Office of Education in Downey.
The county additionally has another two more limited size stroll up destinations.
“Guaranteeing impartial antibody access for networks in the North County is a need and I like the joint effort between the County and our local area accomplices, including Magic Mountain, to run effective activities that help our great undertaking of immunizing our residents,” Barger said. “Pushing ahead, we are proceeding to give urgent immunization availability to residents in both the Antelope and Santa Clarita Valleys.”
Additionally immunizing L.A. County residents are nine locales in the city of L.A., 24 emergency clinic vaccination destinations, 131 drug store areas, more than 200 local area centers and in excess of 300 different areas.
The county has regulated in excess of 5 million COVID-19 antibody portions up until this point, as per California state information.