New portal for Riverside County vaccination appointments unveiled

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials on Friday announced a new website where qualifying residents can make appointments to receive coronavirus vaccinations next week. On Thursday, the county's other online platform crashed following a crush of web traffic. Interim county CEO Juan Perez said the breakdown was "unacceptable." "We apologize for this unfortunate situation,'' he said. Appointments for free vaccination clinics this weekend, at which about 3,900 Pfizer and Moderna doses will be disseminated, were grabbed on Thursday. Some visitors to the reservation site encountered a timeout screen and couldn't go any farther. The new portal is Guidelines on how to book appointments are available on the site. "This is welcome news f
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