TOMORROW: Governor Newsom to Announce New State Actions to Protect Californians Amid Growing Threat of Omicron Variant

ALAMEDA COUNTY – Governor Gavin Newsom will visit a COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinic in Alameda County tomorrow to discuss new state actions to protect Californians amid increasing COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, including requiring boosters for health care workers.

California has put more shots in arms than any other state – administering more than 64 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine – and announced first-in-the-nation vaccine measures, including requiring that workers in health care settings be fully vaccinated, adding the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of vaccinations required to attend school in-person when fully authorized for applicable grade spans, and implementing a standard that all school staff and all state workers either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at approx. 10:40 a.m.

LIVESTREAM: @CAgovernor Twitter page, California Governor Facebook page and California Governor YouTube page.

This press conference is also available to TV stations on the LiveU Matrix under “California Governor.”

**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must RSVP to govpressoffice@gov.ca.gov with names of the reporters who will be in attendance for information on covering.

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