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Fairfield Edition: February 11, 2021

Fairfield Edition

COVID–19 Vaccine Appointments Available for Solano County Residents Age 75+ this Wednesday through Friday, February 10-12. Vaccine clinics are held at NorthBay Healthcare’s Green Valley Administration Center, located at 4500 Business Center Drive, Fairfield CA 94534.

Sign up at https://www.northbay.org/about/vaccine-signups.cfm

Solano County will conduct a two-day mass vaccination clinic at the fairgrounds starting Friday. Vaccinations are available to County residents ages 75+. The county hopes to inoculate 2,000 individuals each day. Dr. Bela Matyas, the county public health officer, said that if there are enough slots open, then Thursday afternoon he could open up the clinic to those who are 65+.

Sign up at these links:

Feb. 12 event: http://bit.ly/sccovax0212

Feb. 13 event: http://bit.ly/sccovax0213

KALW News/Crosscurrents' interview with Pastor David Isom of the St. Stephen CME Church in Fairfield about reaching out to his predominantly Black congregation about the vaccine. KALW’s Hana Baba talks to Pastor Isom about his role in creating vaccine awareness. Also, check out the latest episode of The Stoop podcast, with more from Pastor Isom in Fairfield.

Click the play button above to listen to the live newscast with info & resources in Fairfield.

Sonia Narang is the editor and project manager for KALW's Health & Equity series. Before that, she managed elections coverage for the station. Over the past decade, Sonia reported social justice stories from her home state of California and around the globe for PRI's The World radio program, NPR News, The Washington Post's The Lily, and more.
Kevin Vance created a program of folk music for KALW, A Patchwork Quilt, in October 1991. He grew up in Berkeley during the 1960s and '70s and spent his years learning in public schools, community colleges, bookstores, libraries, and non-commercial radio stations, as well as from the people around him. When he's not on the radio, then he's selling books, taking care of his family, listening to music, entering stuff into a computer, or taking a class.