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CDC Advisers Endorse Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 12 to 15
5/10/21 The federal government on Wednesday took a final step toward making the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine available to adolescents in the United States, removing an obstacle to school reopenings and cheering millions of families weary of pandemic restrictions. An advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted to recommend the vaccine for use in children ages 12 to 15. The C.D.C. director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, formally adopted the recommendation on Wednesday evening.
COMMUNICATION - Closing the Connectivity Gap for Older Americans
1/27/21 Older Adults Technology Services, Inc. (OATS), in partnership with the Humana Foundation, today released a new report that for the first time quantifies the size and degree of the digital isolation crisis among seniors in the United States, finding nearly 22 million older Americans continue to lack broadband access at home. Stressing the importance of digital health tools and social connectedness amid the coronavirus pandemic, OATS and The Humana Foundation are launching a new effort to close the technology adoption gap through Aging Connected - a national campaign to bring at least a million older Americans online with high-speed internet by 2022.
COMMUNICATION - Improving Access to Public Websites and Digital Services for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Persons
12/21 Many entities - government agencies, nonprofits, and businesses - use websites and digital services to provide information and services to the public, to accept applications, and to manage accounts. Individuals with Limited English proficiency (LEP) access these websites and digital services. Digital services involve the electronic delivery of information, including data and content, across multiple platforms or devices, such as text, audio, video, mobile applications, and graphics that are transmitted for viewing over the internet. This includes social media (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, etc.), websites, and applications that enable users to create and share information and content or to participate in social networking. Vital information displayed on these platforms or devices should be accessible to persons with LEP in frequently encountered languages.
DEMOGRAPHICS - SCC Public Health Dept COVID-19 Data Dashboard
We are committed to providing accurate, reliable reports to the public. Additional data will be added over time. The information presented here is updated daily and is dependent on reporting by numerous agencies across the County and outside partners. Info on number of cases by cities and zip codes, hospitals and nursing homes, and demographics Multi=language: Spanish Vieetnamese Chinese Tagalog
DISASTER - 5 lessons COVID-19 has taught us for the next pandemic
3/16/21 The pandemic that launched the nation's first and most ambitious experiment to slow the spread of COVID-19 " stay-home orders for 7.6 million Bay Area residents " is easing. It's left behind shattered lives, economic upset and widened racial inequities, but also valuable lessons which could strengthen our future response to outbreaks of deadly contagion. "Despite these enormous hardships, we have so many reasons for hope and a better future now" said Dr. Dan Lowenstein, executive vice chancellor and provost of UC San Francisco.
DISASTER - AlertSCC - Multi-language Emergency Alerts
AlertSCC is a free, easy, and confidential way for anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County to get emergency warnings sent directly to their cell phone, mobile device, email, or landline. AlertSCC can reach you wherever you are to provide information and instructions in a variety of emergency situations. FAQ: NAME Languages: Spanish| | Vietnamese | Chinese
DISASTER - FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. The death must have occurred in the US, including the US territories, and the District of Columbia. The death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19. The applicant must be a US citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after 1/20/20. There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a US citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien. FEMA Funeral Application Video ***COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585 *** FAQ Key Words: Pandemic Multi-language: Spanish | Chinese | Vietnamese | Portuguese | Creole |
FINANCE - Need money during coronavirus pandemic? How to avoid loan sharks and debt traps
4/2/20 As millions of Americans lose jobs, shifts and other sources of income during the coronavirus health crisis, financial experts worry that people will be preyed upon by loan sharks who stand to profit. "We saw this during the foreclosure crisis, where people were in distress and scammers took advantage to promise to help people connect to relief for a fee they could not afford" said Kevin Stein, deputy director of the California Reinvestment Coalition, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that advocates for protecting consumers. Key Words: Disaster, Emergency
FINANCE - Online Traffic Fine Reduction Request
8/15/20 If you have a financial hardship and can show that you are unable to pay the full amount for your traffic ticket, you may request the court to consider your ability to pay. The Judicial Council and eight California Superior Courts are working together to develop a new online option for people struggling with traffic court debt. The "MyCitations" tool allows people to look up their traffic citation, answer a series of simple questions and submit a request to the court for a possible reduction in the amount owed. Users can also request a payment plan, more time to pay or community service. Spanish
GOVERNMENT - SAN JOSE COVID-19 RECOVERY TASK FORCE
11/4/21 will be the first meeting of the the San José City Council approved 55 organizations to the COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, an important part of the City's Community and Economic Recovery strategy. This Task Force, which will be convened for no more than a year, will be an opportunity for the City to engage with and learn from the people and communities who have been most impacted by the pandemic. Recovery is not for the City to do alone, rather this work must be done with the whole community, for the benefit of those most burdened by the crisis, guided by their wisdom, tapping into their potential, and building on their deep enduring strength.
HEALTH - 5 Things To Know About the Delta Variant
7/22/21 For the first time in more than a year, we're feeling some hope"or at least cautious optimism"that the pandemic could recede to the background. But experts want us to know that there is still a concern that new mutations of the virus could bring it back, and it might be even stronger. From what we know so far, people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus appear to have protection against Delta, but anyone who is unvaccinated and not practicing preventive strategies is at risk for infection by the new variant, the doctors say. Key Words: Pandemic, COVID-19
HEALTH - ADA Guidance on 'Long COVID' as a Disability
7/26/21 In light of the rise of long COVID as a persistent and significant health issue, the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice have joined together to provide this guidance. See Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Post-COVID Conditions
HEALTH - AirNow Interactive National Air Quality Map
AirNow is your one-stop source for air quality data. Our recently redesigned site highlights air quality in your local area first, while still providing air quality information at state, national, and world views. A new interactive map even lets you zoom out to get the big picture or drill down to see data for a single air quality monitor. AirNow reports air quality using the official U.S. Air Quality Index (AQI), a color-coded index designed to communicate whether air quality is healthy or unhealthy for you. When you know the AQI in your area, you can take steps to protect your health.
HEALTH - CA Department of Health Multi-language COVID-19 Updates and Guidance
Coronavirus updates, alerts, statistics, tips and guidance from the CA Dept of Public Health . Multi-language links to: Spanish Arabic, Amharic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi (Persian), Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telegu, Tigrinya, Urdu, and Vietnamese Key Words: pandemic flu, COVID-19, GOVERNMENT
HEALTH - CA Notify Contact Tracing
You have the power to help your friends, family and community Add your phone to California's exposure notification system to get COVID-19 exposure alerts and to protect those around you. Once you activate CA Notify, it does all the work. All you do is keep your Bluetooth on. You will only receive alerts if you were in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19. Your privacy is protected as your identity is not known and your location is not tracked. Frequently asked questions Key Words: Pandemic, Multi-Language: Spanish Vietnamese Tagalog Chinese Russian Korean
HEALTH - CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Pregnant Women
8/11/21 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday urged pregnant women and women who were recently pregnant to get vaccinated for COVID-19, saying there was mounting evidence that the benefits of the vaccine far outweighed any known or potential risks. The CDC said on its website that the current COVID-19 vaccines were recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to get pregnant. The agency also said that although the overall risk of severe illness was low, pregnant and recently pregnant women were more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19 compared with nonpregnant women. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine can protect them from severe illness
HEALTH - COVID-19 Vaccine and the LGBTQ+ Community
Compared with people who identify as heterosexual, people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual have higher rates of health conditions associated with serious COVID-19 illness. These health conditions include asthma, COPD, stroke, kidney disease, cancer, and heart disease. SCC Outreach flyer - Multi-language: Spanish | Vietnamese | Chinese |
HEALTH - COVID-19: The Unvaccinated Pose a Risk to the Vaccinated
9/25/21 An unvaccinated person who is infected with COVID-19 poses a much greater risk to others who are also unvaccinated. But vaccines are not 100% effective, so there is a chance that an unvaccinated person could infect a vaccinated person " particularly the vulnerable, such as elderly and immunocompromised individuals. Fact Check from SciCheck's COVID-19/Vaccination Project.
HEALTH - Christians and the Vaccine
Should I take the COVID vaccine? This is a question that everyone must answer for themselves. For some Christians, this question runs into a particular set of roadblocks. These are serious issues, and they deserve a thoughtful and biblical response. We have gathered as a coalition to provide information about the vaccine from trusted Christian voices. We make the case that Christians should take the vaccine. But as important as the action itself is, we believe the decision making process matters just as much. Key Words: Misinformation
HEALTH - Coronavirus Advice for Consumers
AVOID CORONAVIRUS SCAMS with advice from the FTC: learn how to tell the difference between a real contact tracer and a scammer. Legitimate tracers need health information, not money or personal financial information. *** Don't respond to texts, emails or calls about checks from the government. Here's what you need to know.*** Ignore offers for vaccinations and miracle treatments or cures. Scammers are selling products to treat or prevent COVID-19 without proof that they work.
HEALTH - Covid-19 hospitalizations average $4,000 in out-of-pocket costs per visit, research says
2/18/22 Measures to protect patients hospitalized with Covid-19 from financial liability have been rolled back by most insurers in the US, leaving the vast majority of patients with an average out-of-pocket bill of about $4,000 for each hospital stay,. Between March 2020 and January 2021, less than 9% of patients with private health care insurance had any cost-sharing associated with Covid-19 hospitalization. By March 2021, more than 84% of patients with private insurance had some financial responsibility. In December, the risk of hospitalization was 44 times higher for unvaccinated adults than it was for adults who were fully vaccinated and boosted, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
HEALTH - Disability Access in Vaccine Distribution
4/12/21 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are Federal laws that protect qualified persons with disabilities from discrimination based on disability in programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance. HHS is available to assist covered entities in ensuring equitable vaccine distribution. OCR is available to provide technical assistance on Federal civil rights requirements and also investigates complaints alleging discrimination on the basis of disability with regard to access to vaccines. OCR has issued guidance on Federal Legal Standards Prohibiting Disability Discrimination in COVID Vaccination Programs as well as guidance about civil rights protections prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin and ensuring the civil rights of persons with limited English proficiency during COVID-19.
HEALTH - EPA List of Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19 Virus
This list includes products with emerging viral pathogen claims and those with human coronavirus claims. If a product with an emerging viral pathogen claim is not available, use a product with a coronavirus claim. If the product is listed as "N" under the Emerging Viral Pathogen Claim column, then it has a human coronavirus claim. Check the EPA number on any product to see if it is on this list. There may be other effective cleaning products that are not on this list, but if it is here, you can be sure. Key Words: Health, Pandemic, Flu, COVID-19
HEALTH - HEALTH - California’s new plan for moving from “pandemic” to “endemic” COVID-19
2/17/22 State's top health official unveils a strategy for living with the virus. The plan promises more reliable supplies of essential tools, so California is less dependent on unstable global supply chains. It will stockpile thousands of ventilators, 75 million masks and 30 million over-the-counter tests.
HEALTH - Home Isolation and Quarantine Guidance - Contact Tracing
8/7/20 The goals of case investigation and contact tracing are to support individuals who may be positive for COVID-19 to safely stay home and slow the spread of Coronavirus among their family, friends, and community. Multi-language: Spanish | Vietnamese | Chinese | Tagalog
HEALTH - Multilingual COVID-19 Resources
This FDA toolkit is designed to help community, health and social service organizations, lay health advisors (promotoras), YMCAs/YWCAs, fraternities, school organizations (e.g., PTAs/PTOs), senior centers, faith-based organizations, and others to share accurate information about COVID-19 vaccines in their social media networks and educational channels using FDA official COVID-19 messages to fight misinformation and vaccine hesitancy. In this toolkit, you will find Twitter, Facebook and Instagram messages and images about the most common myths about the COVID-19 vaccines. Multilingual COVID-19 Vaccines Myths Social Media Toolkit in English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Korean Tagalog, Vietnamese
HEALTH - My Turn CA Vaccination Scheduling
For CA residents to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at a clinic or site near them (or register to be be notified when they become eligible). Key Words: Pandemic, Multi-language: English, Spanish
HEALTH - Nearly all US COVID-19 deaths now preventable
6/25/21 According to an Associated Press analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data from May, only about 150 of the more than 18,000 COVID-19 deaths in May were in fully vaccinated people, or less than 1%. This translates to 5 deaths per day attributed to fully vaccinated Americans experiencing breakthrough infections, and roughly 300 deaths per day in the unvaccinated. Key Words: Pandemic
HEALTH - Omicron in Santa Clara County and Boosters for Everyone 16+
12/11/21 County Public Health Department publichealth@phd.sccgov.org via mailchimpapp.net As anticipated, the COVID-19 variant Omicron has been detected in Santa Clara County. "Although there are still many unknowns about this variant, we strongly recommend getting vaccinated and getting your booster if you haven't already to help guard against Omicron" said Dr. Sara Cody, Health Officer and Director of Public Health, County of Santa Clara. "It is a new variant, but we know what to do, and that's to continue with all our layers of protection: Vaccinate, boost, mask, ventilate, distance, and test often." Multi-language: Spanish | Vietnamese | Chinese | Tagalog |
HEALTH - SCC COVID-19 Vaccine Information for the Public
Who can currently be vaccinated? Who will be eligible to receive the vaccine next?? Other Frequently Asked Questions Vaccine Inventory Dashboard Vaccine Demographic Dashboard How are COVID-19 vaccines allocated to providers in Santa Clara County? Information for Healthcare Providers Spanish | Vietnamese | Chinese | Tagalog |
HEALTH - SCC COVID Testing Guidance
1/14/22 With a high demand for COVID-19 testing locally and throughout the nation, the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department is offering guidance to those unsure of what kind of test to use and whether or not they need one. The testing options are a PCR test, typically administered in a clinic or drive-through operation; and an antigen test, which are also available for home use. The County recommends that the antigen tests be used for purposes of shortening isolation or quarantine periods for those who have tested positive or been exposed to a person with COVID. Positive antigen results should be recognized as valid - there is no need for a follow up PCR test at a healthcare or County facility. Spanish | Vietnamese | Chinese | Tagalog |
HEALTH - SCC Self-Certification of Vaccination Status
5/18/21 Under the Health Officer's Order, all businesses and governmental entities in Santa Clara County are required to determine the COVID-19 vaccination status of their employees (as well as contractors, volunteers, and others who regularly work onsite). In light of this requirement, you must provide the information requested on this form. Key Words: Pandemic
HEALTH - Santa Clara County offers COVID vaccine booster to all adults
11/10/21 "No one will be turned away who wants a booster" said Dr. Marty Fenstersheib, the county's COVID-19 vaccine officer, setting new rules for county vaccination clinics. With the late summer decline in COVID-19 cases leveling off at an uncomfortably high level and showing signs of rising again, county health officials urged vaccinated adults to get a booster shot ahead of the winter holidays " fearing another eruption of outbreaks as families and friends gather.
HEALTH - The Delta Variant Is a Grave Danger to the Unvaccinated
6/23/21 First detected in India, Delta has at least a dozen mutations, including several ... that make it vastly more contagious and possibly more lethal and vaccine-resistant. In India, the Delta variant contributed to the most devastating coronavirus wave the world has seen so far; Delta drives an even wider wedge between vaccinated and unvaccinated people. They have already been living in separate worlds, facing vastly different risks of illness and death; now, their risk levels will diverge further. People who've been fully vaccinated can, by and large, feel confident in the immunity that they've received. But those who remain susceptible should understand that, for them, this is probably the most dangerous moment of the pandemic.
HEALTH - This bill was meant to protect California workers from COVID. These counties are using it to protect employers instead.
6/21/21 In the thick of the pandemic, California adopted a law to tell workers of dangers their employers often kept secret: Which workplaces had suffered outbreaks of COVID-19, and how severe they were. Yet six months after the law took effect, most employees know scarcely more than before, a Bay Area News Group investigation has found. Only about one-third of the state's 58 counties released specific information on workplace outbreaks in response to recent public records requests, and those specifics varied wildly.
HEALTH - Vacciine Hucksterism - VAERS and the War Against Medical Science
1/23/22 Anti¯vaxxer disinformation activists are intensifying their attacks on medical efforts to combat the pandemic utilizing pseudoscience to manipulate public opinion One example is the perversion of the VAERS database, which is used to drum up opposition to vaccination against Covid19. "VAERS ° the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System ° is a data tool run by both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration It was created in 1990 to provide citizens with one central location to report their experiences with potential side effects of vaccines This database has become a key piece of §evidence¨ used by anti-vaxxers to cultivate public distrust of vaccines.
HEALTH - What to do if you lost your Vaccine Card
5/24/21 With California quickly reopening, and businesses increasingly requiring proof of vaccines from employees and customers, it's time to remember where you stashed your precious COVID-19 vaccination card. It could soon become like a second ticket required for sporting events, international travel and a return to some semblance of normalcy. So what happens if you lost it " or the dog ate it " or maybe you never got a card in the first place? Here's what you need to know about how to get a new vaccine card, where to store it and more.
HEALTH - Who Are the Adults Not Vaccinated Against COVID?
12/28/21 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that as of December 14, roughly 85% of adults ages 18 and over in the United States had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine but 15% remained unvaccinated. Who are the unvaccinated and why are they choosing not to get a COVID vaccine? Household Pulse Survey Shows Many Don't Trust COVID Vaccine, Worry About Side Effects
HEALTH - Without masks, even the fully-vaccinated can play a part in spreading the COVID Delta variant
6/30/21 As cases of the Delta variant continue to multiply, L.A. County health officials warn this newly-minted "Pandemic of the Unvaccinated" will start to take a dangerous turn. The county health department "strongly" recommended people mask indoors in public places regardless of vaccination status. The reason is the increased spread of the far more contagious Delta variant. "It's 50 to 60% more contagious than the Alpha variant which is 50 to 60% more contagious than the original," said Dr. Kenneth Kim with Ark Clinical Research in Long Beach.
HOUSING - With protections ending, what tenants and landlords need to know
4/1/22 After two years, four extensions and untold numbers of public and private aid programs, California's broad safety net for renters struggling through the pandemic is being dismantled this month. Lawmakers this week extended a statewide eviction moratorium through June but only for families that have applied to the state's emergency relief assistance program, Housing is Key. The $5.5 billion relief fund closed to new applications March 31.
IMMIGRANTS - As COVID-19 relief vote nears, undocumented immigrants struggle with no aid
3/4/21 There are approximately 7 million undocumented immigrants working in the United States, making up 4.4% of the workforce, according to a 2020 Center for American Progress report. Because of their immigration status, they do not qualify for unemployment benefits if they lose their job. But it's not just undocumented immigrants themselves who have faced difficulty receiving aid. There are around 16.7 million people in America who have at least one undocumented family member living with them, according to the Center For American Progress. People in these mixed-status families, such as when some are citizens and some are DACA recipients but file taxes with a family member who doesn't have a Social Security number, also have struggled to receive benefits.
IMMIGRANTS - US COVID-19-Related Update on Travel to the US from India
4/30/21 Beginning Tuesday, May 4, 2021, the United States may well restrict travel from India due to the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19 cases in India. If an individual has a valid U.S. visa, they should plan to return to the United States before May 4, 2021. As a reminder, all air passengers two years of age and over who are entering the US (including U.S.?citizens and Legal Permanent Residents) must present a negative COVID-19 test, taken within 3 calendar days of departure, or proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days. As of today, visa appointments through May 13, 2021, have been cancelled by U.S. consulates in India. If emergency travel to the United States is required and an individual does not have a valid visa, some consulates may be accepting emergency appointments on a limited basis.
NEWS - Facebook Froze as Anti-Vaccine Comments Swarmed Users
In March, as claims about the dangers and ineffectiveness of coronavirus vaccines spun across social media and undermined attempts to stop the spread of the virus, some Facebook employees thought they had found a way to help. By altering how posts about vaccines are ranked in people's newsfeeds, researchers at the company realized they could curtail the misleading information individuals saw aboutCOVID-19 vaccines and offer users posts from legitimate sources like the World Health Organization. "Given these results, I'm assuming we're hoping to launch ASAP" one Facebook employee wrote, responding to the internal memo about the study. Instead, Facebook shelved some suggestions from the study. Other changes weren't made until April.
NEWS - Factcheck Guide to Our Coronavirus Coverage
In our work fact-checking political claims and debunking viral deceptions, we have found a tremendous amount of misinformation on the coronavirus pandemic. Key Words: COVID-19, Fake News
NEWS - NY Times Coronavirus Coverage
Free access to New Your Times articles about COVID-19 in English . Spanish | No Chinese Multi-language
NEWS - NewsGuard - Avoid coronavirus hoaxes
Avoid coronavirus hoaxes and other misinformation with NewsGuard. Now free until July 1st for the COVID-19 crisis. Trust ratings for 4,000+ news and information sites-written by trained journalists based on nine journalistic criteria. We tell you who's behind each site, how it's funded, and whether you can trust it. Key Words: Fake News
NEWS - Protesters opposed to San Jose employee vaccine mandate say they want 'liberty'
9/25/21 Dozens of people opposed to mandated vaccines descended upon San Jose City Hall Friday. Their rally protested a new city ordinance that takes effect Oct. 1. Key Words: Pandemic, COVID-19, resistance
RESEARCH - Drowning just below the surface: The socioeconomic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic
11/22/21 The COVID-19 pandemic has had major economic, as well as health, impacts on every nation in the world. It has amplified existing inequalities, created new ones, and destabilized communities"reversing development gains made in recent decades. The enormous socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 are wide-ranging and have not affected everyone equally. Throughout this pandemic, those facing the greatest vulnerabilities have been the people and groups most neglected by society"those who were already drowning just below the surface. Multi-language: Spanish | Arabic | French |
RESOURCE - SCC Office of Mediation and Ombuds Services (OMOS)
OMOS helps parties have difficult conversations, generate options, and reach voluntary resolution of their conflicts but does not provide legal advice. The County recently passed a moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a part of the County's comprehensive approach to executing this measure, OMOS's free mediation services are being used to address any conflicts that may arise as a result of this moratorium on Unlawful Detainer/eviction matters. More importantly, mediation is an effective way for landlords and tenants to proactively and productively discuss the payment of rent that is owed, once the moratorium lifts. Multi-language: English, Spanish, Key Words: Santa Clara County, coronavirus
TRANSPORTATION - Free Ride to Vaccine Clinics
Anyone can call 408-809-2124 (TTY 408-321-2330) to request a free round trip ride to any Santa Clara County sponsored vaccination site, at least 2 days before. Also, assistance with making an appointment if requested. Driver will wait and take rider home. Up to 3 people in a party. Children under 18 yrs must have a guardian.
VIDEO: Marshawn Lynch, Dr. Fauci discuss vaccine hesitancy in Black, Hispanic communities
4/16/21 During Marshawn Lynch's 12 NFL seasons he earned a reputation for his fearless style on the field, while remaining one of the league's most reclusive figures off the field. Now the retired running back is lending his voice to try to help members of Black and Hispanic communities make more informed decisions about receiving COVID-19 vaccines. And he's enlisted the assistance of the nation's top infectious disease specialist to do it. Lynch released a 30-minute interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci on his YouTube channel Friday, becoming the latest prominent athlete to sit down with the nation's leading infectious disease expert to discuss the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines as the U.S. continues to combat the pandemic.
VOLUNTEER: Californians for All Volunteer Match
5/27/20 Governor's CA Volunteers office has launched a partnership with VolunteerMatch to create a volunteer engagement platform. This will make it easier for any Californian to volunteer, whether at home to help a neighbor, volunteering for an hour or dedicating a year to service to help their communities. It offers a variety of service options from activities you can do at home or with local organizations. It will provide more than 10,000 volunteer engagement opportunities in CA. Share how you are helping your community with stories, videos and photos using the hashtag #CaliforniansForAll on social media or e-mail us at info@cv.ca.gov. Key Words: COVID-19, Coronavirus