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COVID-19 infections are increasing in Berkeley and Alameda County, including in long-term care facilities.
The mask recommendation applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents in an effort to prevent COVID-19 virus spread among all groups.
People in Berkeley who still want to get a vaccine can do so at the West Berkeley site, 1701 San Pablo Ave., which is open Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The governor announced a $116.5 million inoculation lottery program. Random drawings will be held in June.
Berkeley is offering multiple walk-in COVID-19 vaccination sites for youth and adults to get their shots, in addition to pharmacies and other healthcare providers that have supply.
California’s mask mandate will be lifted on June 15, when the state economy reopens.
Over 150 families showed up at Civic Center Park Thursday. By 3:30 p.m., the clinic had distributed 114 doses and had nearly run out of vaccines for the day.
Income, politics and systemic racism in health care are all factors, experts say.
The FDA has given Pfizer emergency authorization so preteens can get vaccinated against COVID-19.
No appointment is needed for a one- or two-shot COVID-19 vaccine at the Bayer site in West Berkeley. Drop-ins are also open at Golden Gate Fields.
Officials say the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is safe but rebuilding confidence requires time and education.
The move puts the city in alignment with the new guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.