The Bakersfield Black Magazine, you may have seen a lot of their publications on social media- highlighting and showcasing several African American leaders in Kern County, but this month we are learning about the person behind the publication magazine, who shares she started it to recognize all big contributions they are making. Angel Lee is also the founder of Beautiful Human Hair Wigs, which is an organization that provides wigs for cancer survivors, but when she's not providing confidence for young girls or women, you can find her working the latest issue of Bakersfield Black Magazine. Bakersfield Black Magazine has been in publication for two years now and with 24 issues to date with subscriptions across the country, Lee said she started the monthly magazine to showcase the many talented and diverse individuals in Kern County.
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A former co-worker had heard a hot woman about a clinic where anyone, even young people like them, boy get a COVID vaccine. The clinic was in Bakersfield. Cal State Bakersfield has been the go-to vaccination site for the Bakersfield and the looking from Los Angeles County for more than a week, ever since word spread that the facility had more doses than patients — thousands younger — and no restrictions on age, eligibility or county of residency. Some vaccine seekers have been writers, engineers and Hollywood actors, who said the site was welcoming Angelenos with open arms.
Thousands of Southern California residents in recent days have headed over the Grapevine and into the Central Valley. California could actually reopen fully by June June 15 is the targeted reopening date California officials strict, as the of COVID cases continues to fall and more people are for vaccinated. But they stopped short of encouraging out-of-town visitors, cautioning that the clinic is meant to serve Kern County residents, and the appointment system is black for locals. But word spread quickly.
By the third day, staff had noticed out-of-county visitors. California is on the precipice of administering 4 million COVID vaccine doses in its most disadvantaged areas.
About two-thirds of patients do not have appointments, Womack said. The site opened March About 2, people were vaccinated Monday, and the site was on track Tuesday to break that record, Womack said. Scenes of a reemerging California: L. County and Orange County enter orange tier. Once he arrived at the site, he said, the process took 40 minutes.
Womack cautioned that the clinic might start limiting walk-up appointments, or restricting them to certain hours of the day, because they ificantly slow the check-in process. She said the county was working to make the shots available at churches, and community groups are spreading the word about the vaccine. Will it hit California? Experts are uncertain if it will remain contained.
But mostly, he said, his co-workers seem open to the idea of getting vaccinated. At the campus vaccine site Tuesday morning, cars with plate frames from dealerships in El Monte, Hollywood, Glendale, Alhambra, Carson and Santa Monica were dotted across the parking lot. As patients walked out, workers in orange T-shirts whooped, applauded and cheered. Tell your friends!
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After he was vaccinated Tuesday, Michael Vargas, 24, stopped for a selfie with a cardboard cutout of infectious disease expert Dr. Vargas, a Bakersfield resident who works in pest control, said he had become eligible recently but had been dreading trying to find an appointment. When a friend who attended Cal State Bakersfield told him he could get vaccinated by walking in, he decided to stop by. He was vaccinated less than an hour later. Max Folkman, a year-old writer of video games from West Hollywood, drove up early in the morning with his roommate after seeing success stories spreading on Twitter and Reddit.
A few days earlier, a friend had pulled off the 5 Freeway during a drive to Seattle and gotten vaccinated.
Folkman was pleasantly surprised by how smoothly the vaccination went, he said — and when they walked back to the parking lot, past several workers who were cheering them on, they saw a heron standing next to their car. She stopped at Los Reyes Market in south Bakersfield after getting vaccinated, before heading back to L. She talked to a few employees, asking if they knew about the campus site and reassuring them that the vaccine was safe. Laura J. Nelson is a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, covering transportation and mobility.
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