Newsom visits mobile farmworker vaccination clinic in Coachella

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California Governor Gavin Newsom
COACHELLA (CNS) - Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday toured a packinghouse-turned-vaccination clinic for farmworkers in eastern Riverside County, where he announced $24 million in additional funding for a state program that provides temporary hotel housing to agricultural workers who must isolate due to COVID-19. The governor toured Sea View Packing in Coachella, where Medjool dates and other fruits are packed. Riverside County on Tuesday set up a three-day mobile vaccination clinic at the site. "Thank you to the farmworkers," Newsom said during a news briefing, with an orange in his hand. "These things don't just magically appear in the grocery store. There are folks out there every single day in 120-degree heat that make sure these arrive in your grocery store." The Sea View Packing
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