The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) has authorized the Pfizer vaccine for adolescents ages 12 to 15 for emergency use, opening up vaccinations to 17 million adolescents in the United States. To date, California has administered more than 33.3 million vaccines, resulting in about 50% of Californians receiving at least one dose. Thanks to our residents being so proactive against COVID-19, California’s case rates, hospitalizations and death rates have all declined significantly.
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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set to vote on a critical policy tomorrow to support frontline workers by providing employee paid leave for workers taking time off to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Workers shouldn’t have to choose between making ends meet or getting vaccinated.
TAKE ACTION TODAY
You can submit a public comment through the LA County Board of Supervisors online portal. It only takes 1 minute to show your support.
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Sample Public Comment :
Item 8 (Expanding Vaccine Access through Employee Paid Leave)
My name is [insert name] and I’m with [insert your organization, union, or business]. I live and work in Los Angeles County.
Los Angeles County has distributed over 8 million vaccines with almost 50% of residents receiving at least one dose. While these numbers are encouraging, we know that we need more people to get vaccinated. But getting a vaccine isn’t as simple as it sounds. Many frontline workers can’t afford to take the time off to wait in line to receive a vaccine. Workers shouldn’t have to choose between making ends meet and getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
I urge the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to support working families by expanding vaccine access through employee paid leave.
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