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With Booster Shots Approved, California Plans Big Vaccine Push: California unveiled a new Covid-19 Vaccine Action Plan on Thursday — just hours before CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky approved a third Pfizer-BioNTech dose for people 65 and older, residents in long-term care settings and those ages 50 to 64 with underlying medical conditions. Read more from the Los Angeles Times and AP. Continued coverage, below.
Thursday’s California health news summaries cover worker health law, abortion rights, boosters, covid vaccine research, schools and more.
Wednesday’s summaries of California health news looks at covid transmission rates, who is dying, vaccine mandates, drought and heat and more.
Tuesday’s summaries of California health news covers home births, vaccination rates, the housing crisis, travel, covid cases, heat and more.
Monday’s summaries of California health news covers KP labor strike, covid cases, vaccine efficacy, boosters, mandates, West Nile and more.
Friday’s summaries of health news covers Covered California, rent assistance, school safety, boosters, covid cases, mask mandates and more.
Thursday’s summaries of California health news covers covid vaccine proof, firefighter infections, the recall, shots for kids and more.
Newsom Will Remain California Governor: After convincingly beating back a recall effort that came to dominate his third year in office, Gov. Gavin Newsom took an understated victory lap Tuesday night, calling for unity following an election that he said had divided California and challenged its values. Read more from the San Francisco Chronicle. Comprehensive coverage continues, below.
It’s Election Day: After more than a year of debate, protests and lawsuits over covid lockdowns, homelessness, the climate and other major concerns, the election to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom is here. It’s possible Californians will not know the outcome of the race before the day is through. Every active, registered voter in California, about 22 million, received a mail ballot for the recall election. As of Monday evening, more than 7.5 million ballots had been returned. Early votes heavily favored Newsom. Voters must postmark their ballots by today, but county elections officials can receive and count votes up to seven days after the election. Read more from The Sacramento Bee.
On Eve Of Recall Election, Patience Wearing Thin: As Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and lead Republican candidate Larry Elder made their final pleas to voters across the state, polls strongly suggested that Newsom would prevail in Tuesday's election. Still, a central question lingered: How much more of this can we take? Read more from the Los Angeles Times and The Sacramento Bee. Comprehensive coverage continues, below.