Newsom pledges more vaccines for Central Valley farmworkers

Newsom pledges more vaccines for Central Valley farmworkers
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More vaccines are headed to California’s vast Central Valley, an agricultural region whose workers and residents have been hard hit by coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday.The multi-county region, which includes the cities of Fresno and Bakersfield, will get significantly more vaccines this week dedicated to farmworkers. The shifting allocation comes as California moves to a new centralized system for distributing vaccines aimed at ensuring the most vulnerable people have access.The state will also take 34,000 doses from a pharmacy that wasn’t using them quickly enough and distributing them to care providers in the Central Valley, Newsom said.The governor has made equitable access to the coronavirus a priority and the change in allocation formula comes as the state moves to…



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