Herc Rentals Helps California City to Swiftly Set Up COVID-19 Vaccination Site

Jun 22, 2021   |   Herc Rentals


COVID-19 has turned into a global pandemic with more than 171 million cases and 3.55 million deaths worldwide. In California, where the virus spread rapidly, total cases exceed 3.79 million and deaths attributed to COVID-19 surpassed 63,248 as of June 1, 2021.

Seeking to stem the spread of the virus, California counties, cities and organizations began mobilizing a mass vaccination plan as soon as the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines became available.

The city of Irvine, which has approximately 1,500 employees serving an estimated population of 287,401, was tasked with setting up a COVID-19 vaccination site to begin administering vaccinations to its citizens.

The Challenge

The city of Irvine was tasked with setting up a COVID-19 vaccination pod at the Orange County Great Park in a short amount of time. In addition to the time constraint, the city needed to find a reputable company it worked with in the past and that would be competitively priced.

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The Solution

The city of Irvine was familiar with utilizing competitively solicited and publicly awarded contracts through OMNIA Partners, Public Sector. And since Herc Rentals already had a working relationship with the city of Irvine, they were able to provide their equipment rental contract through OMNIA Partners — saving time and money.

The Result

The city of Irvine was able to get the equipment it needed in a short period of time and opened the vaccination pod on schedule.

About Herc Rentals

Herc Rentals™ is a premier, industry-leading full-service equipment rental firm featuring a product line that includes everything from small hand-held tools to large earth-moving equipment. Additionally, the publicly traded NYSE company offers its customers services and solutions such as on-line account access, safety training, specialty services, including power generation, pumps and climate control, and other unique programs to meet your equipment rental needs.

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