One of the biggest vaccination websites in the nation momentarily closed down Saturday due to the fact that lots of protesters obstructed the entryway, stalling numerous drivers who had actually been waiting in line for hours, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The Los Angeles Fire Department shut the entryway to the vaccination centre at Dodger Stadium about 2 p.m. as a safety measure, authorities informed the paper.
The protesters had members of anti-vaccine and reactionary groups, the Times reported. Some of them brought indications decrying the Covid -19 vaccine and screaming for individuals not to get the shots.
There were no occurrences of violence, the Times stated.
We’re at the mass vaccination website at Dodger Stadium to get my mommy the vaccine. The antivax protestors have actually approached the entryway to the website. The LAPD have actually now closed eviction. We have actually been sitting here for about half an hour. Nobody is moving. pic.twitter.com/GrJPA5wrqx
— Mikel Jollett (@Mikel _Jollett January 30, 2021
“This is completely wrong,” stated German Jaquez, who drove from his house in La Verne and had actually been awaiting an hour for his vaccination when the arena’s gates were closed. He stated a few of the protesters were informing individuals in line that the coronavirus is not genuine which the vaccination threatens.
The vaccination website resumed quickly prior to 3 p.m., the Times reported. The website is normally open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
After it resumed,Gov Gavin Newsom tweeted: “We will not be deterred or threatened. Dodger Stadium is back up and running.”
A post on social networks explained the presentation as the “SCAMDEMIC PROTEST/MARCH.” It recommended individuals to “please refrain from wearing Trump/MAGA attire as we want our statement to resonate with the sheeple. No flags but informational signs only.
“This is a sharing information protest and march against everything Covid, Vaccine, PCR Tests, Lockdowns, Masks, Fauci, Gates, Newsom, China, digital tracking, etc.”