Gov. Gavin Newsom said during a press conference that the state will no longer abide by the regional stay-at-home order and will instead follow the county-based tier model.
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Newsom expected to lift statewide stay-at-home order Monday, education sector in Long Beach to start receiving COVID-19 vaccine
Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to cancel the state’s stay-at-home order Monday, allowing for restaurants to resume outdoor dining and other services to operate indoors.
Después de recibir envíos de vacunas COVID-19 a fines de diciembre, la ciudad de Long Beach comenzó a vacunar a su primer grupo de personas, las que tienen mayor riesgo de contraer el virus.
The city has begun vaccinating healthcare workers and is moving onto the next group of at-risk individuals in the community, in line with county and CDC guidelines.
The Moderna vaccine will be offered at the Beach for faculty, staff and students with shipments arriving by the end of the month.
Long Beach State is one of the institutions of higher education that will be receiving shipments and begin distribution of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the upcoming weeks, according to a faculty email set out Thursday.
The state’s Health and Human Services Agency announced a supplemental order to accompany the regional stay-at-home order, which was originally set to expire Dec. 21.
A surge in positive cases of the coronavirus has caused the region’s intensive unit capacity to drop to zero as of Thursday.
Long Beach is one of several cities in the state to be placed under the governor’s stricter order created to avoid overcrowding hospitals and prevent further spread of the virus.
Newsom imposes temporary ban on nonessential travel, regional stay-at-home order to take effect based on ICU capacity
In an effort to avoid overcrowding hospitals, state health officials announced Thursday that a stricter stay-at-home order based on region will go into effect based on intensive care unit capacity as COVID-19 cases increase in California.