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California on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply

California to Move to Single Statewide Vaccine Eligibility Standard on March 1, Eliminating Confusion Caused by Varying County Standards State Vaccine Network Transition begins in phases starting March 1; Full Operation Expected by End of March My Turn to Become Leading Source for Scheduling Appointments Over Time SACRAMENTO –Taking another step to fulfill Gov. Gavin Newsom’s charge to build a …

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SacRT Offers Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) will begin offering free transit rides to everyone who needs to get to a scheduled COVID-19 vaccine appointment location beginning on Monday, March 1, 2021. The free rides include all vaccination sites in Sacramento County within SacRT’s service area, including hospitals, pharmacies, and other immunization locations. To ride free, customers need …

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全球首个全民用太空飞行任务 Inspiration4 任命第二位机组人员

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital儿童研究及治疗医院的医师助理兼儿科癌症幸存者  Hayley Arceneaux代表此次具有历史意义的飞行中的“希望” 剩余两个席位在 2 月 28 日前仍向公众开放 曼菲斯(2021 年 2 月 22 日)讯 — 全球首个全民用太空飞行任务 Inspiration4 已揭晓第二位名机组人员,就是来自田纳西州曼菲斯市的 Hayley Arceneaux。今年29岁的Arceneaux 是 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® 儿童研究及治疗医院的一名医师助理;她小时候曾在 St. Jude 接受过骨癌的治疗。现在Arceneaux将加入由Jared Isaacman 所指挥的 Inspirtion4 飞行任务。她将坐上代表着“希望”的任务席位。 “能夠加入 Inspiration4 机组对我来说是无上的荣耀。这个席位代表着希望,就像 St. Jude 所赋予我且继续给予像我一样,透过步入 St. Jude 的大门从而找到希望的全球其他家庭,」Arceneaux 说道。 「在我10 岁的时候,是St. Jude 给予了我成长的机会。现在我正在实现于研究医院工作和全球旅行的梦想。能够加入此任务,我非常高兴和荣幸。本次任务不仅能够为St. Jude 挽救生命的工作筹集重要资金,还能为此任务介绍新的支持者并向癌症幸存者显示出一切皆有可能的决心。” 今年 38 岁的Isaacman,是Shift4 Payments [NYSE: FOUR] …

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加州大學舊金山分校亞裔健康研究院 新冠肺炎病疫(粵英語) 視像城市論壇第十二集

CSF Asian Health Institute12th Covid-19 Virtual Town Hall MeetingBilingual (Cantonese/English)  (Zoom Only)加州大學舊金山分校亞裔健康研究院  新冠肺炎病疫(粵英語) 視像城市論壇第十二集 Wednesday 星期三February 24,   二月二十四日, 2021下午 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM (PST) CoVID-19 Virtual Community Town Hall Moderator / Panelist 論壇主持Diana Lau, PhD, RN, CNS  劉雪艷博士Director,  UCSF Asian Health Institute 加州大學亞裔健康研究院主任 Panelists 演講嘉賓Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH  甘地·莫妮卡醫學博士Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSFAssociate Division Chief (Clinical Operations/ Education) of the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, …

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PG&E Extends Its Ongoing Support to Customers Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic Through End of June

Numerous Customer Protection and Financial-Assistance Resources Continue During These Trying Times SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— In response to the ongoing economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said it will extend the existing COVID 19 customer protections through June 30, 2021. The protections were set to expire on April 16. This comes after a vote …

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Mayor Garcetti Announces ‘Mobile Outreach for Vaccine Equity’ (Move) Program

Mayor Garcetti and Vaccine

New effort builds on City’s pilot initiative that administered over 4,000 vaccines in communities of color in its first two weeks LOS ANGELES –– Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the launch of the Mobile Outreach for Vaccine Equity (MOVE) program –– an effort to scale up mobile vaccinations in some of the most vulnerable parts of Los Angeles. This groundbreaking …

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11th Annual Bayview Black History Month and Lunar New Year Celebration

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Community Youth Center of San Francisco (CYC) in partnership with Bayview YMCA, will be hosting the 11th Annual Bayview Black History Month and Lunar New Year Celebration. The virtual event will take place on Friday, February 19th at 3 pm and will be streamed on CYC’s Facebook and YouTube pages. This annual event is a …

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PG&E Launches EV Fast Charge Program to Help Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in California

Four New Electric Vehicle Fast Chargers are Now Open to the Public at 7-Eleven in West Sacramento SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Today, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced that the first public, electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers installed through its EV Fast Charge program are now open at the 7-Eleven® store in West Sacramento at 4010 Lake Road. Drivers …

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California Labor & Workforce Development Agency Launches New Employer Portal for COVID-19 Industry Guidance

 Employer Portal for COVID-19New portal serves as a central hub of workplace information for employers during the pandemic SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) recently launched a new Employer Portal, a one-stop hub for California employers to quickly find up-to-date state and local county COVID-19 guidance by business industry. The portal can be accessed at SaferAtWork.covid19.ca.gov, …

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Californians Have a New Incentive for Going Electric on Their Next Vehicle: Up to $1,500 Off the Price

PG&E, Air Resources Board, Other Utilities Team Up to Offer the California Clean Fuel Reward—a Point-of-Purchase Price Reduction for Eligible Vehicles SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — California has a new incentive for going electric. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and other electric utilities have teamed up with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to offer the California Clean Fuel Reward, …

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