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CALmatters is a Sacramento-based nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism venture committed to explaining how California's state Capitol works and why it matters. It works with more than 130 media partners throughout the state that have long, deep relationships with their local audiences, including Embarcadero Media (publisher of the Palo Alto Weekly, Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly and The Almanac in Menlo Park and their websites.)

Here are the most recent stories reported by CALmatters' team of journalists:

Pediatricians can bypass MyTurn as they vaccinate children

In an effort to accelerate vaccination of teens, California health officials say they will allow pediatricians to obtain doses without going through the state’s problematic registration site. Children ages 12 to 15 may become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines next week.

Fri, May 7, 2021 5:30 am
Los pediatras pueden omitir MyTurn mientras vacunan a los niños

En un esfuerzo por acelerar la vacunación de los adolescentes, los funcionarios de salud de California dicen que permitirán a los pediatras obtener dosis sin tener que pasar por el problemático sitio de registro del estado. Los niños de 12 a 15 años pueden ser elegibles para las vacunas COVID-19 la próxima semana.

Fri, May 7, 2021 4:06 am

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