Fostering a Healthy and Equitable Community
for all in the Pajaro Valley
As the Covid-19 vaccine distribution is becoming more available we want to share information to help you stay informed and learn if you qualify for a vaccine yourself.
Quick Covid-19 Updates
  • Have you signed up to get notified when it's your turn to get vaccinated? Get notified when it’s your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine at myturn.ca.gov. My Turn is where you can find out if it’s your turn to get vaccinated. If it isn’t your turn yet, you can register to be notified when you become eligible. 

  • Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Guidelines. Beginning March 15, the California Department of Health will begin allowing healthcare providers to vaccinate individuals age 16-64 with certain severe health conditions that put them at high risk of severe illness or death from COVID-19. Click here for more information.

  • Community Bridges COVID-19 Vaccination Helpline. If you are over 65, call the Bridges to Access Vaccination Helpline to get assistance in obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine. Community Bridges’ bilingual staff are available to provide information and help make appointments. Please call (831) 219-8607 and leave a message with your name, phone number, age, and zip code. They will call you back within 48 hours. 

  • California Department of Public Health Announces State Safe Schools for All Plan. The new framework will support schools to continue operating safely in-person and provide a phased approach to expand the number of schools safely resuming in-person instruction. Interactive maps are now available to view each school district’s status on reopening. For more information, visit https://schools.covid19.ca.gov

Information provided by the Public Health Division of Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency.
Free Covid-19 Vaccine Forum
COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need To Know Now
Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 6 PM on Zoom

Hear from local experts and get your questions answered.
Attend this free online forum:

Real-time translations will be available in Spanish, Mixteco, and Trique.
Dr. Ehler H. Eiskamp Endowed Scholarship Fund
Are you a student of Cabrillo College’s Allied Health Program? If so, you could be one of the lucky recipients of the Dr. Ehler H. Eiskamp Endowed Scholarship.
Applications Being Accepted
Deadline to submit an application is March 29, 2021 at 5 pm.

All recipients will be notified of scholarship award in May of 2021.

Managers continue to navigate the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. This survey provides a wealth of information to help nonprofits manage through these uncertain times, including base pay, bonus/incentive pay, employee benefits, salary increases, and a wide variety of personnel policies.

The survey will also help your organization find out how the local nonprofit community is coping with current economic conditions.

Deadline to participate, Friday, March 5, 2021.
Additional COVID-19 Resources:
Vaccination Opportunities
Vaccine Clinics Utilizing Public Health Vaccines and Eligible Population
Dates, # of Appointments, and How to Register
OptumServe
250 Main Street
Watsonville, CA,

Pedestrian Clinic

Eligible Population:
  • Phase 1a
  • Age 75+, South County residents (zip: 95019, 95076, 95077)
  • Age 65+ South County residents (zip: 95019, 95076, 95077)
Ongoing dates:
Thursday - Monday (210 appts/day)


Registration Options:

*Registration & Call Center are available in both English and Spanish
Safeway Pharmacy
(multiple locations)

Eligible Population:
Ongoing dates:
Thursday - Monday
(210 appts/day)


Registration Options:

*Registration & Call Center are available in both English and Spanish
Federally Qualified Health Centers 
(Salud, HSA, SCCH)

Eligible Population:
  • Phase 1a
  • Patients age 75+
  • Anyone 65+ who is Medi-Cal eligible, un/underinsured
Ongoing


For FQHC registration information, visit:
Community Health Trust of Pajaro Valley | PVHealthTrust.org
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