People over 75, teachers, child care workers, grocery store workers and farm workers are next in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday.

Phase 1-B will be finalized Wednesday. The state will then move on to the next grouping, which could include people between the ages of 16 and 64 with medical conditions.

When Could I Get the Vaccine?

Answer the questions to calculate your risk profile and see where you fall in your county’s and state’s vaccine lineup. This estimate is based on a combination of vaccine rollout recommendations from the CDC and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

For a more detailed breakdown of who is included in each priority group, see this methodology.
Source: the Vaccine Allocation Planner for COVID-19 by Ariadne Labs and the Surgo Foundation
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Newsom said there has been a lot of lobbying and debate over who should be next in line.

“We are going to have to work not just as a state but with our county partners to monitor that behavior at the local level, even at the clinic level, and to make sure someone’s not passing a few vials over to their cousin or aunt or uncle or God forbid making a buck or two,” he said.


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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