Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state has set aside 40 percent of vaccine doses for its most impacted communities and established a vaccine equity metric to increase vaccinations in those communities. The state aims to deliver a minimum of 2 million vaccine doses to these communities, in an effort to move counties through tiers safer and more efficiently.

Governor Newsom made the following statement:

Matthew Allen

To assist with new challenges in health and the workplace caused by the pandemic, a one-stop hub for California employers to conveniently find up-to-date state and local county COVID-19 guidance is now available.

This resource provides employers with tailored roadmaps, guidance relevant to specific industries, online trainings, safety procedures and other helpful resources.

Access the Safer at Work COVID-19 Employer Portal here:

Jason Resnick

On March 18-19, Western Growers (WG) members will join a cadre of leaders in agriculture, technology and academia at the Virtual AgTechX/Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit to share how to best harness emerging technology and emerging markets. This year’s summit, which is co-hosted by WG and Hartnell College, will be free of charge and presented via Zoom.

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