First Omicron Variant COVID-19 Case in Pasadena Resident Confirmed, Everyone Ages 5+ Urged to Get Vaccinated

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has received the first laboratory-confirmed report of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new  Omicron variant in a Pasadena resident. The Omicron variant was identified in a laboratory specimen from this resident through genomic sequence testing. The person did not recently travel internationally and is believed to have acquired the infection locally in early December. The person, who was fully vaccinated and had a booster dose, has recovered from a mild illness that did... continue reading »"First Omicron Variant COVID-19 Case in Pasadena Resident Confirmed, Everyone Ages 5+ Urged to Get Vaccinated"