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VIDEO: COVID-19 Testing is Back on Campus

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COVID cases and hospitalizations are escalating and that has renewed demand for COVID-19 testing. Primary healthcare providers, community health clinics, pharmacies and the County all offer testing. Now the County is reopening some of its former large testing sites, like at San Diego State University, to ease crowds and make access as convenient as possible.

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VIDEO: Delivering Vaccines to Veterans

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There is no mistaking the positive impact vaccines have had in the battle against COVID-19. As the region continues to break out of the pandemic bubble, the County is focused on providing easy vaccine access, especially in hard-hit and hesitant communities. Veterans and military families in East County don’t have many vaccination options in their […]

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VIDEO: Mobile Teams Deliver Vaccines to San Diego Farmworkers

| 11:22 AM

Farmworkers can find it challenging to get to a COVID-19 vaccination clinic because they work in rural, remote locations. But thanks to the efforts of emergency responders, the initiative Operation Collaboration has vaccinated over 2,000 farmworkers since April 9, with plans for even greater outreach over the next two months.

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Woman being given a COVID-19 vaccine by a nurse.

Distributing COVID-19 Vaccines Equitably 

| 12:18 PM

The County is continuing to expand its efforts to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccines to populations who have suffered the worst outcomes from the pandemic. In February, the County began piloting multiple health-equity focused methods to ensure that eligible County residents who live in the hardest-hit communities can get vaccinated outside of the traditional online appointment system. 

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VIDEO: Wastewater Monitoring Piloted as Path to Safe School Reopening

| 10:50 AM

The County of San Diego is working with the University of California San Diego on a pilot program that may provide a roadmap for schools to safely reopen while our community gets vaccinated.

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An EMT approaches the vehicle of a Ramona resident scheduled to get the COVID vaccine.

County Fire Plays Key Role in COVID Vaccine Rollout

| 9:32 AM

San Diego County Fire Protection District personnel have played a key role in helping to vaccinate more than 9,000 county residents against COVID-19 over the past month as part of “Operation Collaboration.”