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Local teachers pleading for access to vaccines may soon get their wish

In Portola Valley, some teachers considered walking out of classrooms and going on strike

by Angela Swartz

Local teachers are among the few in the state who have returned to classrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic and they have united loudly and clearly behind one thing: They want to be vaccinated. And their wish seems to be coming to fruition with the announcement from San Mateo County on Feb. 11 that it will expand COVID-19 vaccinations beginning Feb. 22 to teachers and child care providers, first responders, and food and agricultural workers who are eligible under the state's Phase 1B, as supply allows.

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