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East Palo Alto Edition

  • Which Bay Area counties have opened vaccine eligibility to all adults — San Francisco Chronicle: “Most Bay Area residents who want a COVID vaccine won't have to wait too much longer. Eligibility will open to to everyone 16 and older on April 15, but more than half of California’s local health departments have opened up vaccinations to people 16 or older ahead of the state’s Thursday “open season” target date to do so.
  • CA Senator Josh Becker Urges the State to Immediately Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All Residents in Hardest Hit Communities“Data from four Bay Area counties compiled by the San Francisco Chronicle shows East Palo Alto, one of the communities hit hardest during the pandemic, is the city with the lowest vaccination rate at just 24 percent. Meanwhile, 5 miles up the road, Atherton boasted the highest vaccination rate at 75 percent despite only 33 percent of its population being priority eligible.”
  • In East Palo Alto, local leaders recently held a press conference to discuss vaccine equity and the lack of vaccine availability in the community.San…
  • California’s new Blue Shield-run COVID-19 vaccine system starts this week — CalMatters.The state’s goal is to scale up from 1.4 to to 4 million…
  • Beginning Feb. 22, San Mateo County expanded COVID-19 vaccinations to teachers and child care providers, first responders and food and agricultural…
  • This week, San Mateo County is offering a free drive-through vaccination clinic at San Francisco Airport (SFO) for residents 65 years old and older as…
  • KALW’s Health & Equity reporting project will focus on 5 Bay Area communities – West Oakland, East Palo Alto, SF Bayview, Fairfield, and Richmond. In this…