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Public Health discusses expanded list of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

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Posted at 9:02 AM, Mar 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-15 12:02:57-04

(KERO) — New vaccine eligibility guidelines released Friday are taking effect today, giving many Californians with underlying conditions, access to a shot.

Those conditions specified include current cancer patients, chronic kidney disease or pulmonary disease, type 2 diabetes, solid organ transplant, pregnancy, sickle cell disease, heart conditions, severe obesity, and type 2 diabetes.

This morning, Kern County Public Health spokesperson Michelle Corson joined 23ABC to answer questions regarding these new guidelines.

Public Health discusses expanded list of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility