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Dubroff: With delta variant spreading, it’s time to get serious about vaccines

By   /  Friday, July 23rd, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Columns, Latest news, Subscriber content  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: With delta variant spreading, it’s time to get serious about vaccines

Henry Dubroff

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Opinion: Lottery prizes can encourage vaccination, but they can’t replace trust

By   /  Thursday, June 24th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Lottery prizes can encourage vaccination, but they can’t replace trust

By Gary Charness Medical experts and the federal government have stressed the importance of reaching herd immunity, which requires that a high proportion of the population cannot fall prey to COVID-19. While there was a huge initial wave of interest, there are still many people who have not been vaccinated. This has led to the Read More →

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Our View: We’ll all be winners if a lottery ups vaccine rates

By   /  Friday, June 4th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Subscriber content  /  Comments Off on Our View: We’ll all be winners if a lottery ups vaccine rates

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Region’s clinics get almost $60M in federal COVID funds

By   /  Friday, April 2nd, 2021  /  Central Coast, Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s clinics get almost $60M in federal COVID funds

Several Central Coast health centers are getting nearly $60 million in total federal funds to help expand access to COVID-19 vaccines, testing and treatment because of the American Rescue Plan. Of the six centers, Community Health Centers of the Central Coast, which is based in Nipomo, received the most money, with $18.7 million. Three organizations Read More →

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Employers can require jabs as a condition for jobs, but few have done so

By   /  Monday, March 22nd, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Law, middle, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Employers can require jabs as a condition for jobs, but few have done so

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Region’s clinics to join federal vaccine program

By   /  Friday, March 12th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Region’s clinics to join federal vaccine program

Three health clinics based in Santa Barbara County, one in a San Luis Obispo County and one in Ventura County have been invited to join a federal program mean to get more vaccines in the arms of people who need them most. The Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program was launched by the U.S. Health Resources Read More →

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Moderna exec tells of company’s pursuit of COVID vaccine

By   /  Thursday, February 18th, 2021  /  Biotech, Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, middle, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Moderna exec tells of company’s pursuit of COVID vaccine

Moderna didn’t expect to go to market with its new vaccine technology for several years when 2020 began, the company’s CFO said in a recent talk, but that changed after the technology Moderna spent almost a decade developing helped fast-forward development for COVID-19 vaccines. More than 1,000 people watched a virtual discussion on Feb. 17 Read More →

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