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Safe Schools for All

Let's work together to keep Schools Safe for All. The best way to protect children from COVID-19 is to have them vaccinated, boosted when eligible, optimize indoor air quality (PDF), wear a well-fitting mask whenever they have been exposed, maintain clean hands, and get tested if symptomatic or exposed, and test before and after major school breaks. Learn more at the Safe Schools for All Hub.

Get additional back-to-school resources on the VA58 Toolkit.

See our new Back-to-School English and Spanish Social Media messging.

Safe and SMART School Events Checklists

Please use the following checklists when planning Safe and SMART school events. These checklists are created using the CDPH Safe and SMART Events Playbook. English (PDF), Spanish (PDF)​

Share the following resources with your communities. This material is downloadable and shareable.

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Event Planner Checklist

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Inform Attendees Checklist
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Attendees Checklist
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Social Media – English 

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Back to School

Back to School
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Start the school year off right! Make sure you and your student are ready for the new school year. 

 ✓ Up-to-date on routine and COVID-19 vaccines and boosters 

 ✓ Have a well-fitted mask with good filtration 

 ✓ Have access to at-home COVID-19 tests 

 ✓ Have plenty of hand sanitizer available 

Learn more about how schools are preparing for the school year at: https://schools.covid19.ca.gov/ 


Back to School
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Make sure kids are up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccines before the start of school! Children 5 and older are eligible for vaccine boosters. Learn more about vaccine boosters by visiting, 
https://schools.covid19.ca.gov/ 


Back to School
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Schools, parents and students are taking steps to keep students safe and in school. Test your student before returning to school from break and if they are ever exposed to someone with COVID-19. Learn more about testing options: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Post-School-Break-Testing-for-COVID-19--.aspx


Back to School

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Here are some ways the new California School Guidance is helping schools prepare for a #COVIDSafe school year. 

 Improving the quality of air in school buildings 

 Increasing access to testing and masks 

 Teaching and reinforcing safe handwashing practices 

 Developing protocols for when students test positive for COVID-19 or are exposed 

Learn more about the new California School Guidance at: https://schools.covid19.ca.gov/


Start the school year #COVIDSafe
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​Is your child ready to have a fun and #COVIDsafe school year? California guidance strongly recommends students and faculty continue to wear high quality well-fitted masks at school and indoors.  

Get tips on picking the best mask for your student at:  https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Masks-for-Kids-Tips-and-Resources.aspx 


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Make sure you're ready for the new school year. Prevent the spread of COVID-19 by testing your student the day before returning to school! 

Learn more about back from break testing at: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Frequently-Asked-Questions-Preliminary-K-12-Testing-Framework--2022--23-School-Year.aspx

Get ready for badck to school
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Add COVID-19 vaccines to your child's back to school checklist for a safe return to the classroom. COVID-19 vaccines have proven to be safe and effective and can protect your child from the worst outcomes of COVID-19. To learn more about the vaccines, talk to your child's doctor or visit MyTurn.ca.gov

COVID-19 Vaccines help kids stay healthy so they can learn and thrive in school
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New school year, new safety measures to protect kids against COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for kids ages 6 months and up, including booster doses for kids 5 years and up. To learn more about the vaccines, talk to your child's doctor or visit MyTurn.ca.gov

Stop the Spread. Test for COID-19, Mask up in public indoor settings, stay home if you feel sick
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Step up your safety game with these tips. COVID-19 and its variants are still out there, so use these proven steps to help protect yourself and your family. 
Get your little ones ready for back to school
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Kids need to get back to their lives by engaging with their teachers and peers through in-person learning, social events, and after school activities. Vaccines can help them do that by reducing severity of symptoms and shortening time they're home sick from school. 
Be a buddy, not a bully. Support our friends who still need masks.
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Masking up is strongly recommended but kindness is always welcome when protecting each other against COVID-19. 
Be a buddy, not a bully. Support our friends who still need masks.
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Masking up is strongly recommended but kindness is always welcome when protecting each other against COVID-19. 
Be a buddy, not a bully. Support our friends who still need masks.
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Masking up is strongly recommended but kindness is always welcome when protecting each other against COVID-19. 

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​Not all masks offer equal protection against COVID-19 and its variants! Get the most out of your mask by upgrading to a KN95, N95, or KF94 if you can, especially when in crowded public settings. Remember, any mask is always better than no mask. 


COVID-19 boosters are now available for children ages 5+
Everybody 5+ should get a booster.
Vis Myturn.ca.gov to find a booster near you.
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​Kids 5+ are now eligible for the COVID-19 booster to keep their immunity strong! Help your loved ones #GetBoosted for the best protection against serious illness and hospitalization. 

Let's Work Together

Let's work together to keep schools safe for all

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Safe and open schools are important for everyone. Schools are places where children go to learn and play, and receive important services such as meals, tutoring, and other specialized services. Help keep our schools healthy by getting vaccinated and boosted, wearing a mask, staying home if sick, and accessing #COVID19 testing.   Learn more: http://schools.covid19.ca.gov 

Let's work together to keep schools safe for all.
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California encourages masking in schools – regardless of vaccination status. Please follow your local school regulations, and always choose a mask with good fit and filtration. Learn to get the most out of masking for your child: https://bit.ly/CDPHKidsMasking
Lets work together to keep schools safe for all
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Help reduce COVID-19 in schools by:

️ Staying home from school if sick.

️ Accessing testing when symptomatic or exposed

️ Getting vaccinated and boosted when eligible.

️ Wearing a well-fitting mask at school.

Let's work together to keeps schools safe for all.

​​Suggested Messaging: Keep our schools healthy by getting vaccinated and boosted, wearing a mask with good fit and filtration, staying home if sick, and accessing #COVID19 testing.
Learn more: http://schools.covid19.ca.gov


Remember Kindness

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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


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Masks may no longer required in schools or child care facilities, but they are still strongly recommended to help protect your children, family, and community against COVID-19.


Safe and SMART Graduation

Plan a COVID safe graduation event
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Graduation is an important milestone in every student's life. Let's work together to ensure all students, family members, and friends have a safe and fun 2022 graduation!
CDPH has made a quick and easy planning checklist that schools can use to plan a COVID safe graduation event.

https://bit.ly/SMARTER-Planning-Events

Let's all work together to have a safe and SMART graduation
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It's time to get ready for graduation!
Help California make our upcoming graduation season safe by creating Safe and SMART graduation events. Let your graduates' parents and family members know you are taking steps to make their student's graduation COVID safe! 
Share how you'll create Safe and SMART Events with your attendees:
https://bit.ly/SMARTER_Event_Operators

Keep your friends and family safe this graduation season
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The graduating class of 2022 is ready to celebrate a major milestone in their lives. Let's help them celebrate their hard work safely!
Check out this CDPH Safe and SMART Event Attendance checklist to ensure you and your family have a safe and fun graduation celebration together:
https://bit.ly/SMARTER-Events-Checklist

Congratulations to the class of 2022. Let's all celebrate safe and SMART
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Let's work together to celebrate the graduating classes of 2022 safely! Whether planning or attending a graduation event, make sure you are prepared to have a safe celebration. Check out the Safe and SMART Checklist for School Event Attendees: https://bit.ly/SMARTER-Events-Checklist


Together we can have a safe and SMART graduaton season.       
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Together we can have a Safe and SMART graduation season! When planning to attend graduation, please follow California's SMART events playbook.  

  • Shots – Make sure you are up to date on your COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters. 
  • Masks – Follow event masking requirements. 
  • Awareness – Be aware of the risk level in the area you are attending. Large indoor events have a higher COVID-19 risk than smaller outdoor events. 
  • Readiness – Download CANotify.ca.gov on your smartphone and take any preventative precautions to protect you and your family. 
  • Testing – Test before attending any graduation event and test 3-5 days afterward. 

Check out the Safe and SMART Attending  Events Checklist: https://bit.ly/SMARTER-Events-Checklist


Let's work together to ensure we all have a safe and fun 2022 graduation
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Graduation is coming up quickly - are you ready? With a bit of preparation and planning, you and your family can safely celebrate your graduate's accomplishments!  

Check out the Safe and SMART Event Playbook to help you plan a COVID safe graduation event:
 https://bit.ly/SMARTER_Events_Playbook

Celebrate Safely
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You’re a 2022 Graduating Senior and you deserve to be celebrated safely! For any indoor events like the graduation ceremony or the afterparty: wear a mask, get tested before and after gatherings, and get vaccinated and boosted. Everyone aged 16 and older is eligible for a first booster. To find a vaccine near you, visit MyTurn.ca.gov or call (833) 422-4255.

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​Graduation means setting your sights on the future. Make sure vaccination and boosters are included. Vaccines are available for youth ages 5 and up, and boosters are available for teens ages 16 and up. To find a vaccine near you, visit MyTurn.ca.gov or call (833) 422-4255.

Social Media – Spanish

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Back to School

estan listos tu y tu estudiante para el nuevo ano escolar
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¡Comienza bien el año escolar! Asegúrate de que tú y tu estudiante estén listos para el nuevo año escolar. 

✓ Estar al día con las vacunas de rutina y refuerzos contra el COVID-19 

✓ Tener una mascarilla bien ajustada con buena filtración 

✓ Tener acceso a pruebas de COVID-19 en el hogar 

✓ Tener mucho desinfectante de manos disponible 

Obtén más información sobre cómo se están preparando las escuelas para el año escolar enhttps://schools.covid19.ca.gov/ 
Estan listos tu y tu estudiante para el nuevo ano escolar
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¡Asegúrate de que tus hijos estén al día con sus vacunas contra el COVID-19 antes del comienzo de la escuela! Los niños de 5 años o más son elegibles para los refuerzos de la vacuna. Obtén más información sobre los refuerzos de vacunas en https://schools.covid19.ca.gov/

Es hora de estar preparados y prtegerse unos a atros
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Las escuelas, los padres y los estudiantes están tomando medidas para mantener a los estudiantes seguros y en la escuela. Hazle la prueba a tu estudiante antes de regresar a la escuela después de las vacaciones y si llega a estar expuesto a alguien con COVID-19. Obtén más información sobre las opciones de las pruebas en: https://schools.covid19.ca.gov/ 

California mantiene a los estudiantes
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Aquí hay algunas formas en que la nueva Guía Escolar de California está ayudando a las escuelas a prepararse para un año escolar #LibreDeCOVID. 
  ✓ Mejorar la calidad del aire en los edificios escolares 
  ✓ Aumentar el acceso a pruebas y mascarillas 
  ✓ Enseñar y reforzar prácticas seguras de lavado de manos 
  ✓ Desarrollar protocolos para cuando los estudiantes den positivo por COVID-19 o estén expuestos 
Obtén más información sobre la nueva Guía Escolar de California en: https://schools.covid19.ca.gov/ 
Comieza el ano escolar
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Asegúrate de estar listo para el nuevo año escolar. ¡Prevén la propagación de COVID-19 haciéndole la prueba a tu estudiante el día antes de regresar a la escuela!   
Obtén más información sobre hacer las pruebas después de las vacaciones en
Hazle la prueba a tu estudiante anto de regresar a la escuela
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¿Tu hijo está listo para tener un año escolar divertido y #LibreDeCOVID? Las guías de California recomiendan encarecidamente que los estudiantes y maestros continúen usando mascarillas bien ajustadas de alta calidad en la escuela y en interiores.   

Obtén consejos sobre cómo elegir la mejor mascarilla para tu estudiante en: 
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Masks-for-Kids-Tips-and-Resources.aspx 

Preparte para el regreso a clases
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Agrega vacunas y dosis de refuerzo contra el COVID-19 a la lista de regreso a clases para más seguridad. Se ha comprobado que las vacunas contra el COVID-19 son seguras y efectivas y pueden proteger a tus hijos de los peores resultados del COVID-19. 

Las vacunas contra el COVID-19
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Nuevo año escolar, nuevas medidas de seguridad para proteger a los niños contra el COVID-19. Las vacunas contra el COVID-19 son seguras y efectivas para niños de 6 meses en adelante, incluyendo las dosis de refuerzo para niños de 5 años en adelante. 

Deten la progagacion de COVID-19
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Con los casos de COVID-19 en aumento, recuerda estos tres pasos de seguridad:  

  • #Vacúnate, #GetBoosted  
  • #MaskUp cuando puedes protegerlo a usted y a los demás: se recomienda encarecidamente el uso de mascarillas en espacios interiores concurridos 
  • #QuédateEnCasa y #HazteLaPrueba cuando estés enfermo. 
Prepara a tus pequenos para volver a la escuela
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Los niños necesitan volver a sus vidas interactuando con sus maestros y compañeros a través del aprendizaje presencial, eventos sociales y actividades extracurriculares. Las vacunas pueden ayudarlos al reducir la gravedad de los síntomas y acortar el tiempo que están en casa enfermos y no van a la escuela. 

Se un amigo, no en abusardor
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Se recomienda encarecidamente usar mascarilla, pero la amabilidad siempre es bienvenida cuando se protegen unos a otros contra el COVID-19. 

Se un amigo, no en abusardor
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Se& recomienda encarecidamente usar mascarilla, pero la amabilidad siempre es bienvenida cuando se protegen unos a otros contra el COVID-19. 

Se un amigo, no en abusardor
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Se recomienda encarecidamente usar mascarilla, pero la amabilidad siempre es bienvenida cuando se protegen unos a otros contra el COVID-19. 


Safe and SMART Graduation

Planea un evento de graduación a salvo del COVID.
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​La graduación es una meta importante en la vida de todos los estudiantes. ¡Trabajemos juntos para garantizar que todos los estudiantes, familiares y amigos tengan una graduación segura y divertida en el 2022! CDPH creó una guía rápida y sencilla que las escuelas pueden utilizar para planear un evento de graduación a salvo del COVID: Enlace a la guía SMART de eventos
Celebremos a todos a los graduados de 2022 de manera segura.
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​Let’s work together to celebrate the graduating classes of 2022 safely! Whether planning or attending a graduation event, make sure you are prepared to have a safe celebration. Check out the Safe and SMART Event Playbook to help you plan a COVID safe graduation: Enlace a la guía SMART de eventos
Trabajemos todos juntos para tener una graduación segura e INTELIGENTE.
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​¡Es hora de prepararte para la graduación! Ayuda a California a hacer que nuestra próxima temporada de graduaciones sea segura creando eventos Seguros e INTELIGENTES. ¡Hazles saber a los padres y familiares de los graduados que estás tomando medidas para que la graduación de sus estudiantes esté a salvo del COVID! 
Comparte con los participantes la guía de eventos seguros e inteligentes de CDPH: Enlace a la guía SMART de eventos  
Para más información sobre cómo planear eventos seguros e inteligentes, consulta la guía de estrategias del CDPH para celebrar eventos Seguros e INTELIGENTES en Enlace a la guía SMART de eventos
Juntos podemos tener una temporada de graduación segura e INTELIGENTE.
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​¡Juntos podemos tener una temporada de graduación segura e INTELIGENTE! Cuando planees asistir a la graduación, por favor sigue la guía de estrategias de California para eventos INTELIGENTES. 
Vacunas – Asegúrate de estar al día con tus vacunas y refuerzos contra el COVID-19 
Mascarillas – Sigue los requisitos del uso de mascarillas en eventos.  
Concientización – Ten en cuenta del nivel de riesgo que existe en el área. Los eventos grandes en interiores presentan más riesgos de COVID-19 que los eventos más pequeños al aire libre.  
Preparación – Descarga CANotify.ca.gov en tu teléfono inteligente y toma las precauciones necesarias para protegerte a ti y a tu familia. 
Pruebas – Hazte la prueba antes de asistir a cualquier evento de graduación y otra vez 3 – 5 días después. 
Consulta la guía de estrategias del CDPH para planear eventos Seguros e INTELIGENTES en  Enlace a la guía SMART de eventos

Mantén a tus amigos y familia seguros esta temporada de graduaciones.
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La clase que se gradúa en el 2022 está lista para celebrar una gran meta en sus vidas. ¡Hay que ayudarlos a celebrar sus esfuerzos de manera segura! Consulta esta guía de eventos Seguros e INTELIGENTES del CDPH para asegurarte de que tú y tu familia tengan una graduación segura y divertida: (Enlace al folleto de guía para participantes)   
Para más información sobre cómo prepararse para asistir a un evento Seguro e INTELIGENTE, consulta la guía de estrategias del CDPH para celebrar eventos Seguros e INTELIGENTES en Enlace a la guía SMART de eventos

La graduación se acerca rápidamente – ¿estás listo? ¡Con un poco de preparación y planificación, tú y tu familia pueden celebrar
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La graduación se acerca rápidamente – ¿estás listo? ¡Con un poco de preparación y planificación, tú y tu familia pueden celebrar los logros de tu graduado de forma segura! 
Consulta la guía de estrategias del CDPH que te ayudará a planear un evento de graduación a salvo del COVID:  Enlace a la guía SMART de eventos

¡Celebra de manera segura!
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¡Eres un estudiante de último año que se gradúa en 2022 y mereces que te celebren de manera segura! Para cualquier evento en sitios cerrados como la ceremonia de graduación o la fiesta de celebración: usa una mascarilla, hazte la prueba antes y después de las reuniones, y ponte la vacuna y la dosis de refuerzo. Todas las personas mayores de 16 años son elegibles para la primera dosis de refuerzo. Para encontrar un sitio de vacunación cerca de ti, visita MyTurn.ca.gov o llama al (833) 422-4255. 

¡Celebra de manera segura!
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Graduarse significa enfocarse en el futuro. Asegúrate de incluir vacunas y dosis de refuerzo.  Las vacunas y las dosis de refuerzo están disponibles para todos los californianos de 5 años en adelante. Para encontrar un sitio de vacunación cerca de ti, visita MyTurn.ca.gov o llama al (833) 422-4255. 




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