Christopher Valadez, president of the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California, at the vaccination clinic at Earthbound Farms on Feb. 26. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Agriculture

Earthbound Farms hosts vaccination drive for 250 workers

Two-day clinic focuses on essential food industry employees.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

State outlines plan to accelerate access to COVID vaccines for education workers 

California has dedicated a minimum of 10% of vaccine supply to K-12 school staff and child care workers.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Health

San Benito County delays joining state’s vaccination portal

Over 12,000 interest forms have been received by the county, but the state has yet to load the data into its My Turn system.

San Benito Health Foundation. File photo.

Community Opinions

COMMENTARY: SJB Rotary supports San Benito Health Foundation COVID vaccination program

SJB Rotary board member Vicki Morris writes that the club is proud of its contributions to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting and volunteering with the health foundation.

Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

Health

SBC Public Health Services vaccine delivery for agriculture, food, emergency services, education and childcare sectors

County collaborating with Grower Shipper Association of Central California and Safeway Pharmacy to administer vaccinations for food and agricultural workers that live or work in San Benito.