LOS ANGELES (AP) – One of many largest vaccination sites within the nation quickly shut down Saturday as a result of dozen of protesters blocked the doorway, stalling a whole lot of motorists who had been ready in line for hours, the Los Angeles Instances reported.
The Los Angeles Fireplace Division shut the doorway to the vaccination heart at Dodger Stadium about 2 p.m. as a precaution, officers advised the newspaper.
The protesters had members of anti-vaccine and far-right teams, the Instances reported. A few of them carried indicators decrying the COVID-19 vaccine and shouting for folks to not get the photographs.
There have been no incidents of violence, the Instances stated.
“That is fully improper,” stated German Jaquez, who drove from his house in La Verne and had been ready for an hour for his vaccination when the stadium’s gates have been closed. He stated among the protesters have been telling folks in line that the coronavirus is just not actual and that the vaccination is harmful.
The vaccination website reopened shortly earlier than 3 p.m., the Instances reported. The positioning is often open from 8 a.m. to eight p.m.
After it reopened, Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted: “We won’t be deterred or threatened. Dodger Stadium is again up and operating.”
A put up on social media described the demonstration because the “SCAMDEMIC PROTEST/MARCH.” It suggested members to “please chorus from sporting Trump/MAGA apparel as we would like our assertion to resonate with the sheeple. No flags however informational indicators solely.
“It is a sharing data protest and march in opposition to the whole lot COVID, Vaccine, PCR Checks, Lockdowns, Masks, Fauci, Gates, Newsom, China, digital monitoring, and so on.”