Lisa Vanderpump’s husband Ken Todd managed to get the coronovirus vaccine on Tuesday.
Todd, who is 75 years old and suffering from two underlying health conditions, got vaccinated after waiting in line after a LA clinic started offering vaccines that were hours away from worsening.
Vaccines in LA County that are close to worsening have been given to people other than health workers and caregivers to protect the vials from ruin.
Right Time, Right Place: Lisa Vanderpump’s husband Ken Todd was able to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Inglewood on Tuesday as it was about to expire, TMZ reported; Viewed 2017
Todd would have been in one of the initial eligibility groups because of his age and health concerns, which put him at risk of serious complications if he contracted COVID-19.
LA County is currently offering vaccines to healthcare workers and residents and employees of skilled nursing facilities, according to the Health Department website.
According to an employee at the Men’s Health Clinic in Inglewood, near Los Angeles, the clinic had created a waiting list to vaccinate, after which many people didn’t bother to show it.
Both Vanderpump and Todd once lined up when the clinic had 150 doses that were at risk of worsening, and staff continued to vaccinate until 11 p.m.
Next group: Todd is not a frontline healthcare worker or nursing home resident or worker, but was given the vaccine because she is 75 years old and has two ‘underlying health conditions’; Viewed 2017
Better Than Nothing: With poor CDC guidance, LA County health officials have decided to dose people at risk of worsening, even if they are still eligible; Viewed together in 2012
Todd’s doctor advised him to line up at the clinic due to his health condition and age.
Being a restaurateur, it is certainly a wise decision for Todd to once the industry moves back to Los Angeles and he gets in touch with more people.
Both he and Vanderpump waited together, but did not receive the vaccine, most likely because he is younger (60).
TMZ reported that many people approved for the vaccine did not show up in their appointments, forcing providers to wash their hands to find other people to take the vaccine.
LA County health officials have reportedly decided that it is better to give the vaccine in danger of expelling those who are not at the top of the priority list as opposed to throwing the dose.
Ultimately, people receiving two doses of the vaccine are significantly less likely to contract COVID-19, and are also less likely to pass the virus onto others.
Still Waiting: Vanderpump, 60, and Todd both waited in line at the Inglewood Clinic, but did not receive the vaccine, as she was younger; Featured in june 2019
On Friday, the LA Public Health Department tweeted that more than 300 COVID-19 deaths occurred that day, before urging residents to stay inside whenever possible and to wear masks and social distances.
Coronoviruses have overwhelmed hospitals throughout Southern California, where ICU capacity has been zero percent for weeks.
The New York Times reported on Saturday that hospitals have been forced to close their doors for hours at a time, as they do not have room for new patients.
They are also dealing with a shortage of oxygen and portable containers and are used to store and transport.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is believed to provide dispensing advice about the vaccine for counties, but in the last days of the Trump administration their lack of guidance has led county health departments to follow their own vaccination policies Left for.
According to an employee of the clinic, there are 730 people on the waiting list, although it was unclear how people were signing up.
Vanderpump is best known for his legendary Bravo reality series Vanderpump Rules, which follows the staff of his restaurant SUR.
In December, Bravo confirmed that the series was running ‘indefinitely’, as Los Angeles’ coronavirus restrictions prohibited Vanderpump’s bars and restaurants from being open for filming.
Holding pattern: Vanderpump’s Anonymous Bravo series Vanderpump Rules is currently on hold, as LA’s coronavirus virus prevents its bars and restaurants from opening for filming; To be seen in november 2019