California Reaches Vaccine Milestone as Over 80 Percent of Eligible Residents Receive At Least One COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

This week, Governor Gavin Newsom announced during a visit to a vaccination clinic in Alameda County that more than 80 percent of eligible residents ages 12 and older have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. During his visit to the clinic on Tuesday, Governor Newsom urged unvaccinated residents to receive their vaccine to protect themselves and their communities from the COVID-19 and the delta variant.

Governor Newsom also this week issued an “On the Record” column highlighting the safety and effectiveness of available COVID-19 vaccines and encouraging residents to do their part to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additional information on the Governor’s announcement is available here.