YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) – The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine continues to be delivered to Northern California medical facilities.
On Thursday, 975 doses of the vaccine were delivered to a facility in Yolo County.READ MORE: Firefighters Make All-Out Effort to Contain Explosive River Fire Near Colfax
Kaiser Permanente announced it would start vaccinating health care workers starting Thursday.READ MORE: 'Everything Is Gone': Colfax Residents Lose Homes In Devastating River Fire
In Solano County, officials say they will receive 7,900 doses of the vaccine within the week — 3,900 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 4,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine. The county plans to provide its initial doses of the vaccines to individuals in the highest risk categories, as defined by the federal government and the state of California, including people at risk of exposure to COVID-19 through their work in direct health care or long-term care settings.
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