Disney is finally reopening and we have all the details!
San Diego County will open vaccinations to new groups starting Saturday. Yup, we are moving into Phase 1B. On Saturday, education and childcare workers, emergency service workers, and those who work in agriculture and food will be eligible to get the vaccine starting Saturday. That’s about half a million people here in San Diego.
Vaccinations for K-12 educators will be handled by the San Diego County Office of Education. Everyone else eligible under this group will go to the county's vaccination website to schedule an appointment. Vaccinations for emergency workers will be handled through the county's website as well. Scripps Health will be providing help to get law enforcement vaccinated. Vaccinations for those in the food and agriculture category will be handled through the county's website. CAL FIRE will be helping to vaccinate farmworkers on-site.
Fletcher added that more than 783,000 vaccines have been administered in San Diego County so far. Of that, nearly 68% of seniors have been vaccinated. About 7.3% of San Diegans have been fully vaccinated. "We're getting vaccines in arms at a very impressive rate," Fletcher said. San Diego County started receiving a portion of the nearly 80,000 storm-delayed vaccine doses on Tuesday night, allowing the county to reschedule all missed second doses and resume first-dose appointments Starting today, CVS will start giving vaccine at 40 pharmacies throughout California. Eligible people can register for an appointment online , through the CVS Pharmacy app, or by calling 800-746-7287. You must have an appointment to receive a vaccine. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Exact locations were not announced, however, the vaccines will be administered at pharmacies in La Mesa, San Diego, El Cajon, Spring Valley, and Chula Vista. In total, CVS will administer vaccines in 17 states as part of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.
Birch Aquarium is set to reopen this weekend. They are hoping that this will be the last reopening of the pandemic. Friday will be a special preview day for members and then it will be open to the public starting Saturday. Per social distance guidelines, the aquarium is requiring masks and has a 600-guest per day limit. Everyone, including members, must reserve a specific time slot at the aquarium's website before attending. For as long as San Diego County remains in the Purple Tier, the 'Hall of fishes' display will be closed, and the 'Giant Kelp' exhibit will only be live-streamed online and played at the aquarium's outdoor spaces
Disney California Adventure is set to launch ‘A Touch of Disney’ next month! If you’ve been missing the food at Disneyland or just maybe strolling through the parks, a new experience is opening next month. A Touch of Disney opens at California Adventure on March 18th. So if you’re a Disney foodie you’ll get to try the frosty Dole whip found outside Disneyland’s Enchanted Tiki Room or maybe the classic Monte Cristo sandwich in New Orleans Square. Many of the items will be served in snack-sized portions so that you can indulge in a wider variety of your favorites. Disney is also bringing back character experiences, which means guests “may see Mater and Lightning McQueen in Cars Land or Joy and Sadness at Pixar Pier,” in along with Mickey and Minnie. Tickets are going on sale on March 4th and you must purchase them on Disneyland.com