GOOD EVENING…I’M CHRISTOPHER SALAS. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US TONIGHT. WE BEGIN TONIGHT WITH WHAT ELECTED OFFICIALS CALLED THE LARGEST FARMWORKER VACCINATION CLINIC IN THE COUNTR. Y. IT HAPPENED AT THE RODEO GROUNDS IN SALINAS .. MORE THAN FOUR- THOUSAND FARMWORKERS WE FREULLY INOCULATED TODAY.. THREE THOUSAND AG WORKERS CAME BACK FOR THEIR SECOND DOSE OF THE MODERNA VACCINE… A ONDNE THOUSAND FARM WORKERS RECEIVED THE SINGLE SHOT JOHNSON AND JOHNSON VACCINE. THE CLINIC WAS ORGANIZED BY CLINICA DE SALUD AND THE GROWER SHIPPER ASSOCIATION. LOCAL LEADERS STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF THESE CLINICS… AS AG WORKE RS ARE ONE OF THE GROUPS MO ST IMPACTED BY THE PANDEMIC. ## <208ó4447 33:3"E9 VERY WEEKEND WE'RE HAVING THESE MASS VACCINATION CLINICS TRYING TO GET AS MANY AGRICULTURE WORKERS VACCINATED AS POSSIBLE." TTBU TO 208ó4436 31:08 "THIS IS THE LARGEST FARMWORKER ANY IN THE UNITED STATES TODA. Y. BUTT TO 31:18 THIS SHOWS GIVES US THE VACCINE, GIVE US THE RESOURCES AND WE CAN PUT IT INTO PEOPLE'S ARMS AS QUICKLY SA POSSIBLE." DR. CUEVAS SAID THIS MASS VACCINATION WAS DE MA POSSIBLE BECUASE OF THE NEARLY EIGHT MILLI ON DOLLARS IN FEDERAL FUNDING THE ORGANIZATION RECEID VE FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN. HE SAYS THE FUNDING WILL ALLOW THEM TO KEEP PROVINIDG HEALTH SERVICES... LIKE THIS VACCINATION CLINIC... TO THE AG COMMUNITYN I PARTNERSHIP WITH THE GROWER SHIPPER ASSOCIATION. ### <"AS A SOCIETY WE'VE ASKED A LOT OF THE AGRICULTURAL WORKER AND WE NEEDED TO WORK TOGETHER WITH CLINCA DE SALUD AND WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO T UPSE A SYSTEM THAT PRIORITIZES THEM." (BUTTED ) TO " AND WHAT YOU'RE SEEING ARE THE COMBINED EFFORTS... FROM THE FEDERAL LEVEL, COUNTY LEVEL, TO THE CITY LEVEL, TO THE CLIN IC LEVEL... ALL COMING TOGETHER IN ONE PLACE IN ORDER TO GET THIS COMMUNITY VACCINATED." > OTHER COMMUNITY HEAL TH CENTERS ACROSS THE CENTRAL COAST ALSO RECEIVED FUNDING THROUGH THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT. MONTEREY COUNTY RECEIVED MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS. SALUD PARA LA GENTE IN WATSONVILLE WAS ALLOCATED ABOUT FIVE MILLI. ON SANTA CRUZ COUNTY RECEIVED THREE POINT FOUR MILLIO

Appointments available for mass vaccination clinics in Monterey County

Updated: 12:30 PM PDT Apr 5, 2021

Mass vaccine clinics open to all eligible members of the public still have slots available in Monterey County. The clinics, hosted by Natividad, will take place at Everett Alvarez High School on April 10 and 11. The hospital plans to vaccinate more than 8,000 people. As of Monday morning, hundreds of appointments were still available for the public. Saturday, April 10 @ Everett Alvarez High School 7:00 a.m. – 6:40 p.m. Register here Sunday, April 11 @ Everett Alvarez High School 7:00 a.m. – 6:40 p.m. Register here People can also call 2-1-1 for assistance signing up for their vaccine appointment. Those who are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are anyone who lives or works in Monterey County and who is either:Age 50 or older Has occupational risk working in agriculture, childcare, education, emergency services, food, healthcare, or public transit/airport/airline Is at the highest risk due to severe health conditions or disabilities Lives in zip codes 93450, 93926, 93927, 93930, 93932, 93954, 93960, 95039, 93901, 93905, 93906, 93907, 93925, 93933, 93955, 95004 or 95012To find other vaccine appointments, click here. — Video from previous broadcast.

SALINAS, Calif. — Mass vaccine clinics open to all eligible members of the public still have slots available in Monterey County. The clinics, hosted by Natividad, will take place at Everett Alvarez High School on April 10 and 11. The hospital plans to vaccinate more than 8,000 people.
As of Monday morning, hundreds of appointments were still available for the public. Saturday, April 10 @ Everett Alvarez High SchoolSunday, April 11 @Everett Alvarez High School People can also call 2-1-1 for assistance signing up for their vaccine appointment. Those who are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are anyone who lives or works in Monterey County and who is either:Age 50 or older Has occupational risk working in agriculture, childcare, education, emergency services, food, healthcare, or public transit/airport/airline Is at the highest risk due to severe health conditions or disabilities Lives in zip codes 93450, 93926, 93927, 93930, 93932, 93954, 93960, 95039, 93901, 93905, 93906, 93907, 93925, 93933, 93955, 95004 or 95012To find other vaccine appointments, click here. — Video from previous broadcast.