County Expands Clinics For COVID Vaccinations

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Stanislaus County Public Health will continue vaccinating individuals over the age of 65 and expand operations to include those over age 50 in the food and agriculture, education, and emergency services sectors starting Monday, Feb. 22. As Stanislaus County continues to expand its capacity to administer the vaccine, the vaccine supply allocations from the State remain limited.

To provide accessibility to residents in Stanislaus County, four high volume mass vaccination clinics are operating in the cities of Modesto, Turlock, Patterson, and Oakdale. The County is also working on a Mobile Vaccination Unit to make accessibility to the COVID‐19 vaccine as convenient and equitable as possible, particularly in neighborhoods that were impacted most by the pandemic.

Public Health officials said that while the County is working on vaccinating as many residents as possible, it is still critical that all residents continue to follow the recommendations to wear a mask, avoid gatherings, wash hands often, stay six feet from others whenever in public places, and get tested if exposed or experiencing symptoms.

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