We are still in a pandemic and many of our family members, friends, and neighbors have not had equitable access to vaccines against COVID-19.
So far, 72.7% of San Diego County residents have received at least one dose and 56.1% are fully vaccinated. However, hard to reach communities (Latinx, immigrant, Spanish-speaking with lower access to technology) who live in select neighborhoods in Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos and Escondido, have vaccination rates under 50%.
Universidad Popular in collaboration with Cal Fire Operation Collaboration, San Diego County, San Marcos Unified School District and Escondido World Marketplace is co-hosting these up-coming vaccination clinics:
|Saturday||July 10||9am - 2pm||San Marcos Elementary||1 Tiger Way
San Marcos, CA 92069
|Sunday||July 11||8am - 3pm||Escondido Worldmarket Place||635 W. Mission Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
|Saturday||July 30||9am - 2pm||San Marcos Elementary||1 Tiger Way
San Marcos, CA 92069
Join Universidad Popular for a virtual discussion with San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan and learn about the role of the San Diego County District Attorney's Office and its impact on our everyday lives.
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Universidad Popular in collaboration with Cal Fire Operation Collaboration, San Diego County and Escondido World Marketplace is hosting vaccination clinics in Escondido on the following days:
Universidad Popular in collaboration with Palomar Health, the Office of Supervisor Terra Lawson- Remer, San Marcos City Councilmember Maria Nuñez, Escondido World Marketplace, and Salud Sin Fronteras will be offering free vaccines to San Diego County residents on Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 9am to 2pm inside the Escondido World Marketplace (Escondido World Marketplace 635 W Mission Ave. Escondido, CA 92025).
Universidad Popular is firmly committed to ensuring that everyone in our community has access to a vaccine. Continuing to inform, educate and motivate our friends, family, and neighbors to follow safety guidelines and to get vaccinated are important steps in the effort to overcome this pandemic that has disproportionately impacted Latinx, immigrants, frontline essential workers, and many more vulnerable members in our communities.
We are continuously assessing, monitoring, and advocating for equity in COVID-19 relief and recovery strategies. Our team is present in meeting rooms with decision makers and on the ground providing vaccine education to community members in their language. We are growing partnerships and coalitions with county officials to vaccinate hard to reach and vulnerable members of our community including farmworkers to ensure that together we #GetToImmunity
Universidad Popular and the Employee Rights Center invite all our partners to join us for a meeting to learn about COVID-19 Workplace Outreach Project (CWOP), a statewide educational campaign, with the focus of reaching frontline workers and employers disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 to provide information and resources on COVID-19 safety guidance, vaccination, and workers’ rights.
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