THE NEXT NORMAL: What does life look like beyond the pandemic? Seemingly overnight, COVID-19 changed the course of health care permanently. As the virus ravaged the country in early 2020, communities of color began contracting COVID and dying at faster rates. The pandemic highlighted the disparities these communities were facing in accessing the health care […]
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2021 Virginia Garcia Annual Report From vaccines to advocacy, read more about the amazing work of Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and how you can get involved.
WHAT’S THE ADVANTAGE OF THE BOOSTER? Virginia Garcia recommends getting the booster dose as soon as you are eligible. Individuals who have received the booster are less likely to contract the OMNICRON variant or need hospitalization if they are infected. More than 70% of the population currently hospitalized for COVID-19 are either unvaccinated or have […]
Extreme Heat and Cooling Resources This page has several community resources for cooling centers, splash pads, and hydration stations. Some of these resources are also pet-friendly. See below for more information on where you can go and how to prepare for both heat and smoke. The weather service has forecasted higher than average temperatures (90 […]
Covid-19 Vaccine & Testing EventS Below are upcoming COVID-19 testing and vaccination events. Please be sure to read the information below about what to expect and what to bring with you. All events listed below are open to the public. An appointment is required unless noted. Also included on this page are events in the […]