Berkeley expands COVID-19 vaccination eligibility based on occupation

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According to a Berkeley press release, the city has expanded employment-based eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who register for a vaccination employment will not be asked about immigration status or mandated to have medical insurance in order to be vaccinated, according to the release.

In an effort to accelerate the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, Berkeley expanded vaccination eligibility Monday to include grocery and convenience store workers, in-person educators and child care providers.
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