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Madera Unified Employees Soon Will Get COVID-19 Vaccinations Through District

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Madera Unified School District employees could soon be getting their COVID-19 vaccinations. The district announced Friday that it is partnering with Camarena Health and the Madera County Department of Public Health to provide inoculations for all employees who want them.

The vaccinations will be administered at Madera South and Torres high schools in upcoming weeks.

Madera Unified is surveying employees to determine how many are opting to receive the coronavirus vaccination.

In addition, family members of district employees who are in the phase 1B tier 1 category of California’s vaccination plan also are eligible for vaccinations at the district sites. That category includes educators, and childcare, emergency services, and food and agriculture workers.

Information about the phase/tier system is at this state website.

​​​“We feel blessed to have this unique partnership with Camarena Health and the Madera County Department of Public Health and are excited to be part of a project that may serve as the model for how the vaccine gets administered throughout our county,” Superintendent Todd Lile said in a statement. “This is a major step in the right direction to getting our students back to school safely.”

Nancy Price is a multimedia journalist for GV Wire. A longtime reporter and editor who has worked for newspapers in California, Florida, Alaska, Illinois and Kansas, Nancy joined GV Wire in July 2019. She previously worked as an assistant metro editor for 13 years at The Fresno Bee. Nancy earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Her hobbies include singing with the Fresno Master Chorale and volunteering with Fresno Filmworks. You can reach Nancy at 559-492-4087 or Send an Email

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