Jessica De Nova, ABC7 Eyewitness News

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Recent articles by Jessica:

California Mariachi group raising funds to help families of musicians who died from COVID-19

An organization representing hundreds of mariachi musicians in Southern California held a virtual concert Friday evening to help the families of dozens of its members who lost their lives to COVID-19. → Read More

Orange County's vaccine shortage prompts temporary closure of Disneyland, Santa Ana College sites

Orange County's vaccine shortage is forcing the temporary closure of the Disneyland site and could also delay the opening of a new site at the Anaheim Convention Center. → Read More

Santa Ana vaccine distribution point opens; plans announced for inoculation site in Anaheim

Orange County officials on Wednesday opened a new COVID-19 vaccine distribution point at Santa Ana College to address racial inequities in inoculations. → Read More

Orange County turns to community partners to address COVID-19 vaccination disparities among Latinos

Orange County is counting on its community partners to vaccinate Latino seniors most vulnerable to COVID-19 and address immunization disparities. → Read More

Orange County student athletes return to campus to practice, compete with coronavirus precautions

The Santa Ana High School football team was back on the field Tuesday after the Santa Ana Unified School District approved a plan allowing student athletes to return to conditioning programs. → Read More

Orange County restaurants glad to reopen after CA lifts stay-at-home order

After California lifted the regional stay-at-home orders, Orange County is back in the purple tier, allowing restaurants to resume outdoor dining but leaving many other restrictions in place. → Read More

COVID-19 rapid testing becomes available at John Wayne Airport

Travelers at Orange County's John Wayne Airport can now get tested for COVID-19 at the airport before flights. → Read More

Orange County residents struggle scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments through Othena app

User complaints have filled social media after thousands flooded the Othena app, the Orange County Health Care Agency's platform used for scheduling of COVID-19 vaccinations. → Read More

Jogger assaults CSU Fullerton student, uses racial slurs after face-mask argument

The search is on for a jogger accused of assaulting a Cal State Fullerton student and using racial epithets over an argument about a face mask. → Read More

Massive COVID-19 vaccination site opens at Disneyland to high demand

Disneyland has officially transformed into Orange County's first COVID-19 vaccination super site. Some residents reported having trouble registering an appointment. → Read More

Orange County residents 65 and older can now receive COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Clayton Chau, the director of the Orange County Health Care Agency, announced Tuesday that people age 65 and older are eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19. → Read More

Rialto family grieves loss of matriarch taken by COVID-19

The matriarch of a Rialto family lost her battle with COVID-19, leaving behind a family in mourning, including her son with Down syndrome whom she cared for. → Read More

First responders help speed up COVID-19 vaccinations in Orange County amid virus surge

The line of people volunteering to get a COVID-19 vaccine at the Orange County Health Care Agency headquarters Thursday, was promising as it wrapped around Jamboree Road and continued onto Portola Pkwy. → Read More

Shipping containers to store bodies of COVID-19 victims headed to SoCal

Refrigerated shipping containers are on their way to Southern California to store the bodies of people who have lost their lives to COVID-19. → Read More

Pandemic: Demand for oxygen leaves some hospitals' supply depleted before expected COVID surge

Oxygen and the medical supplies associated with it are hard to come by in parts of Southern California and some hospital administrators worry they'll have to choose which patients get these resources during the next COVID-19 surge. → Read More

As COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, Mission Viejo health care workers beg community for support

Exhausted health care workers at Providence Mission Hospital are bracing for another surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations following gatherings during the holidays. → Read More

OC bar owner charged with illegally operating during pandemic, allegedly defying regulations

The owner of a Costa Mesa bar has been charged with illegally operating during curfew hours for nonessential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, prosecutors announced Thursday. → Read More

Orange County's UCI Health opens mobile field hospital to handle coronavirus surge

UCI Health administrators say they've been preparing to deal with a post-holiday surge of COVID-19 cases for the last six months. → Read More

Orange County small businesses brace for stay-at-home order to be extended

As another regional stay-at-home order is expected to be extended for Southern California, Orange County business owners struggling to stay afloat fear more financial strain is coming their way. → Read More

Santa Ana High School student defies odds with acceptance to Harvard University

With an entire cheer squad of siblings by her side, a video of a Santa Ana High School senior reacting to her acceptance to Harvard University has gone viral. → Read More