California Partners with Nearly 200 Places of Worship to Ramp Up Equity-Centered Outreach

California Partners with Nearly 200 Places of Worship to Ramp Up Equity-Centered Outreach

Sacramento, CA…With expanded eligibility and 50 percent of Californians age 16 and older now having at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced partnerships with nearly 200 faith-based organizations to expand the state’s vaccine outreach and equity efforts. The Administration is leading an effort to provide at least 25,000 COVID-19 […]

All Californians 16+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines

All Californians 16+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines

Sacramento, CA…As announced by Governor Gavin Newsom last month, all Californians aged 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting today, April 15. This expansion of eligibility comes as the state reaches major milestones in its vaccine rollout: nearly half of all residents in the 16 and older population have already received at least […]

Johnson & Johnson on COVID-19 Vaccine Pause

Johnson & Johnson on COVID-19 Vaccine Pause

New Brunswick, NJ…The safety and well-being of the people who use our products is our number one priority. We are aware of an extremely rare disorder involving people with blood clots in combination with low platelets in a small number of individuals who have received our COVID-19 vaccine. The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and […]

Barton Health Honors Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Physician of the Year

Barton Health Honors Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Physician of the Year

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Barton Health staff members and physicians have voted Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Barton’s Physician of the Year. Dr. Sneeringer received a landslide of nominations recognizing her for outstanding leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Sneeringer is the Medical Director of Outpatient COVID-19 Care and the Director of Pediatrics at Barton Memorial Hospital. […]

2 in 3 Californians Believe ‘Immunity Passports’ Should be Issued

2 in 3 Californians Believe ‘Immunity Passports’ Should be Issued

San Diego, CA….2 in 3 Californians believe ‘immunity passports’ should be issued as proof of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, reveals survey. Half think immunity passports should state which company’s vaccine people received. 42% say they would be concerned about privacy and data sharing. It’s a question of social fairness that has grown increasingly pertinent for […]

Four Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Delivered to California’s Hardest-Hit Communities, Prompting Update of State’s Reopening Plan

Four Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Delivered to California’s Hardest-Hit Communities, Prompting Update of State’s Reopening Plan

Sacramento, CA….The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced that a total of 4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to Californians in some of the state’s hardest-hit communities, increasing immunity where the state’s transmission rates and disease burden have been the highest during the pandemic. With this equity metric met, and […]

Governor Newsom Outlines Plan to Completely Reopen State by June 15

Governor Newsom Outlines Plan to Completely Reopen State by June 15

Sacramento, CA…As California surpasses a major milestone in the fight against COVID — administering more than 20 million vaccine doses, including 4 million in the state’s hardest-hit communities, and with hospitalizations continuing to steadily decline — Governor Gavin Newsom today outlined the state’s next step in the COVID-19 pandemic recovery, moving beyond the Blueprint for […]

Call For Community Members To Be Involved in Carson Tahoe Health Patient/Caregiver Partnership Council

Call For Community Members To Be Involved in Carson Tahoe Health Patient/Caregiver Partnership Council

Carson City, NV…The COVID-19 pandemic truly shook up our worlds, especially that of the healthcare industry. As a result, and to fully embrace its mission of enhancing the health and well-being of those it serves, Carson Tahoe Health is creating a Patient/Caregiver Partnership Council to garner thoughtful & constructive input from its community. “At Carson […]

As California Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to All Californians 50+, Governor Newsom Receives Vaccine in Los Angeles

As California Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to All Californians 50+, Governor Newsom Receives Vaccine in Los Angeles

Sacramento, CA…With all Californians aged 50 and over now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom today received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at a vaccination site in South Los Angeles, encouraging Californians to get vaccinated when it is their turn. The Governor was joined today by California Health and Human Services Secretary […]

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