At-risk Californian feels left behind in COVID vaccine rollout

Some say the coronavirus vaccine can’t come fast enough.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As California health officials aim to speed up the coronavirus vaccination program, which has been criticized by the Governor and other officials for moving too slowly, some in the state feel like they’re being left behind.

Dennis Haight, 61, of Yuba County is wondering why some healthy people can receive the vaccine before him. He suffers from numerous health conditions that make him high risk for getting very sick from coronavirus.

“I have a brain tumor, I have COPD, I have diabetes, pancreatitis,” Haight said.

As many as 6 million Californians are in the same group as him. This group of very high-risk people is eligible for the coronavirus vaccine starting March 15.

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North American Home Gym Equipment Market 2020 Growth, COVID

North American Home Gym Equipment Market

North American home gym equipment is estimated to display a steady CAGR of 2.8% during the forecast period (2020-2026). The market is expected to grow during the forecast period with increased demand from the customer segment for home gym equipment Although gyms are expected to reopen in various states, it is anticipated that the percentage of consumers joining back will be lower. Hence, various initiatives involving technological advancements in the home gym equipment market are projected to drive growth during the forecast period.

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Fitness needs were already flourishing earlier, but growth until 2019 was steady in the home gym equipment market. With the COVID-19 outbreak, the market saw a huge increase in demand for home gym equipment as people were bound at home with lockdown measures. Hence, with gyms closed and

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Representatives of Our House Senior Living Assisted Care & Memory Care, Chippewa Falls.

Residents have been waiting a long time for their chance to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and (resident) Pete (Dachel) was the first in line, wide awake and ready to go. He took the lead and we all followed.

A statement from Maggie Smith, MCHES, CPSTI, La Crosse County Health Department health educator and COVID-19 public information officer

Although our department is the lead agency in coordinating vaccine distribution, the majority of our staff were not included in Phase 1A or 1B guidelines from the state.

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(NEXSTAR) – Tatyiany Valeriano has been working on the COVID ward at Mayo Clinic as a nurse’s assistant for a year and a half. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, she says she’s seen she’s become altogether “immune” to death.

“We’ve been around death so much it becomes routine,” she said solemnly.

Valeriano, 22, is studying to become a nurse. Since the beginning of the pandemic, she’s had to question her chosen career path.

“Just last Tuesday alone, I was like, why did I pick a profession that has so much sadness and death? Was this a mistake? But then again I can’t picture doing anything else,” she said.

Valeriano recalled a three-month period — 22 shifts in all — in which someone died every single day.

“When you become a nurse, a lot of people don’t experience death like this,”

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