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Watch: Governor Gavin Newsom, local leaders visit vaccine clinic in Coachella

Governor Gavin Newsom and other local officials visited a vaccination clinic in east Coachella Valley Wednesday morning.

The governor praised the county's efforts to vaccinate farmworkers in the east valley through mobile clinics.

"What this county has done no other county in the state had done, you were first to advance the cause of rhetorical equity," Newsom said. "We need to replicate this program all up and down the state of California."

News Channel 3 brought you live coverage of his visit. You can watch it again in the player below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYG0_Hm0zDY

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The Governor has recently visited vaccination sites in Los Angeles, Fresno, San Diego, San Francisco, and Santa Clara to highlight the state’s efforts to ramp up vaccinations, which have now topped 6.2 million doses administered.


Rep. Ruiz supports the Governor's efforts to vaccinate farmworkers.
Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia speaks at vaccination clinic

There were protestors gathering in Coachella ahead of the visit.

https://youtu.be/YeJitDpX1jE

News Channel 3 will be updating here with details about his visit as we learn them.

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