Photos: Oakland Coliseum ready as community COVID-19 vaccination site

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and partnering agencies, have opened the Oakland Arena/RingCentral Coliseum as a COVID-19 community vaccination site.

OAKLAND, CA – FEBRUARY 16: A U.S. Forest Service employee administers a vaccine shot at the Oakland Arena/RingCentral Coliseum COVID-19 community vaccination site on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Oakland, Calif. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and other federal, state, and local agencies are providing up to 6,000 vaccines per day to eligible residents. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) 

The site is one of 100 vaccination sites opening nationwide as promised by the Biden administration during its first 100 days. The intent is to speed the delivery of vaccines, especially to disadvantaged communities that are getting short shrift so far in the nascent effort to build widespread immunity to the coronavirus.

OAKLAND, CA – FEBRUARY 16: A National Guard member directs traffic at the Oakland Arena/RingCentral Coliseum COVID-19 community vaccination site on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Oakland, Calif. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and other federal, state, and local agencies are providing up to 6,000 vaccines per day to eligible residents. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) OAKLAND, CA – FEBRUARY 16: A National Guard member, center, carries supplies at the Oakland Arena/RingCentral Coliseum COVID-19 community vaccination site on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Oakland, Calif. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and other federal, state, and local agencies are providing up to 6,000 vaccines per day to eligible residents. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) OAKLAND, CA – FEBRUARY 16: A National Guard member directs traffic at the Oakland Arena/RingCentral Coliseum COVID-19 community vaccination site on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Oakland, Calif. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and other federal, state, and local agencies are providing up to 6,000 vaccines per day to eligible residents. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) 
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