Given the fast-moving developments in shipments of the approved vaccine, and the recent emergency use authorization of the second vaccine, the timeframe for vaccine availability is being updated nearly daily.
In distributing the vaccines, USC is following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for phased distribution of the vaccine.
Phased approach to making the COVID-19 vaccines available to the university community
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccines
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For more comprehensive information about the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit the Keck Medicine of USC Coronavirus Vaccine resource center.
- 1/5: COVID-19 Vaccine Availability for the Campus CommunitiesSarah Van Orman, USC’s Chief Health Officer for USC Student Health, shares updates regarding COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
- 12/18: First COVID-19 Vaccines Administered to Frontline USC Hospital PersonnelKeck Medical Center of USC and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital have received their first shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
- 12/3: COVID-19 Vaccine UpdateRod Hanners, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Keck Medicine of USC, will chair a COVID-19 vaccine working group that is principally engaged in developing an evidence-based strategy for the vaccination of USC staff, faculty, students, and patients.