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SDCCD requires COVID-19 vaccine

BREAKING: SDCCD mandates COVID-19 vaccine for fall 2021

The decision comes almost a month after major university systems in the state announce their vaccination requirements
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor May 19, 2021
San Diego Community College District will require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for in-person learning for the fall semester, according to a statement shared on social media.
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Universities will required vaccines

VIDEO: Major university systems to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall

California community colleges decision still to come
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2021
Across the nation, a growing number of universities announced their plans to require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the fall 2021 semester.
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VIDEO: Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused until late April

Halt in distribution comes from federal recommendation
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist April 16, 2021
The Center for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration recommended a pause on distributing the Johnson and Johnson vaccine until further review, which is expected to take place on April 23.
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NOTEBOOK: SDCCD partners with the county to distribute vaccinations

Voting also opens for Golden Awards and Career Fest coming to City College
The San Diego Community College District has partnered with San Diego County to assist in distributing vaccines to underrepresented communities.
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Gavin Newsom and George Lopez

VIDEO: California to set aside 40% of vaccines for underrepresented communities

The plan is a first in the nation
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene March 5, 2021
California is planning to begin distributing 40% of its coronavirus vaccine doses to the most vulnerable communities. The latest is in this week’s episode of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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VIDEO: FDA recommends Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine as eligibility expands in San Diego County

New vaccination sites opening in Otay Mesa and Lemon Grove
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene February 26, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Friday, a day before new sites open in San Diego County.
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SDSU

VIDEO: SDSU cancels spring break due to COVID-19 fears

Four "rest and recovery" days will be added to the spring term
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 4, 2020
San Diego State University has canceled its traditional spring break for the 2021 semester.
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VIDEO: Mail-in ballot deadlines explained

Confusion continues over rules that vary by state
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 30, 2020
As voters mail in ballots in record numbers, there is a lot of confusion among California voters about when their ballots should be turned in.
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