FREE Community Vaccine Clinics
Our Community Health Services Department led community support efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. This global health emergency undoubtedly placed incredible constraints on healthcare systems across the U.S. Through strategic collaboration, CSVS defied the odds by providing COVID-19 support to patients and those at the highest risk of infection. To do so, CSVS developed real-time strategies to meet its agricultural community needs free of charge.
Mask Distribution & Health Education
CSVS made and distributed face masks for farm workers in the midst of a nationwide shortage. CSVS visited agricultural fields, provided health education, and shared the best preventative measures to combat misinformation surrounding COVID-19.
CSVS – in partnership with the Grower Shipper Association and other key leaders -provided COVID-19 testing to maintain the local food supply running safely.
As the development and availability of vaccines increased, CSVS advocated for the farm workers of Monterey County to ensure that they joined doctors and other front-line workers in receiving the first round of COVID-19 vaccines. Such partnerships allowed for the execution of mass vaccination clinics for farm workers. Today we continue distributing the COVID-19 booster vaccines.