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Heyyyooo! Co-Editor in Chief Julian Reynoso here with your first D-Brief of the spring semester.

How did midterms go for you? Are you enjoying Spring Break? Also, what did you guys do with your stimmy? 🤔 I, for one, threw it in the bank without blinking.

In this D-Brief edition we're giving you all the still-relevant news we've published since the beginning of the semester.

News isn't a one way street. We want to hear from you too! Reply to this email with questions, concerns and your favorite memes. Tag or DM us on social media for re-shares.

See you next week!

Vaccines Coming to All California Adults in April

Beginning April 1 all California residents over the age of 50 will become eligible for COVID 19 vaccinations, after that eligibility will expand to everyone over the age of 16 on April 15.  During a press conference at an AltaMed clinic in Santa Ana, Governor Gavin Newson announced that because of an expected increase in vaccine supplies, eligibility would rapidly …

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How To Find Out If You're Eligible For a Covid-19 Vaccine

Nurse walking back to POD station at SAC/ Image By: Julian Reynoso
Orange County Residents can receive the Covid-19 Vaccine if they are within eligible phases and between age 16-64 with high-risk medical conditions.   To receive their Covid-19 vaccine, residents must first know their eligibility.  Eligible phases include 1A, 1B, and ages 16-64 with high-risk medical conditions. Phase 1A is reserved for critical and health care workers and people over 65, while …

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OPINION: Why was it so hard for my mother to find a vaccine appointment?

Is the fact that there are so many ways to make an appointment for a Covid-19 vaccine making the process harder than it should be? In my mothers case, it was.    Finding an appointment to receive a covid-19 vaccine was easier than my 53 year old mother, Librada, knew.  For days, my mother had called different primary doctors as well …

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Image of Librada Leopo's bandage from Covid-19 Vaccine/ Image by: Julie Leopo

Vaccines Will Be Allocated to California's Low-Income Communites

POD at Santa Ana College/ Image By: Julian Reynoso
Governor Newsom confirmed earlier this month that going forward 40% of California’s vaccines will be allocated to low-income communities across the state based on zip code.  This system of vaccination designation is in efforts to attend to the communities that have been hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic, this case being the low-income communities.  Four out of the 400 high-risk …

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Gr8 Weeks Return This April

The eight-week semester allows students to complete their courses in half the standard semester, but it still requires the same total class hours. "For students, it's great because you get your class done quicker, and you can move on," says Misty Iranpour, 19, a SAC student who took Public Speaking online during fall 2020.  Santa Ana College offers more than …

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Third Round of Stimulus Checks Approved by Congress

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The House of Representatives has approved $1,400 relief checks as part of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill passed Wednesday afternoon. President Biden is expected to sign the bill, named the American Rescue Plan, into law on Friday. Money should begin to reach households in late March through direct deposit, economic impact cards and physical checks. The following groups are …

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