UPDATE: More than 500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine still available at People’s Missionary Baptist Church


FILE – In this Thursday, March 11, 2021, file photo, a health worker loads syringes with the vaccine on the first day of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine being made available to residents at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles. California officials say much of the state will be able to reopen next week to indoor activities as coronavirus case rates remain low. At the same time, more than 4 million residents with certain disabilities or health concerns become eligible for a vaccine. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

UPDATE (4/11): More than 500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are still available at People’s Missionary Baptist Church, according to organizers. Shots will be given until 2:30 p.m. today.

(4/10): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Several healthcare providers and community groups are providing free COVID-19 vaccines to residents in southeast Bakersfield on Sunday.

The MLK CommUNITY Initiative — along with The People’s Missionary Baptist Church, Adventist Health, Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente and Gov. Gavin Newsom — are providing the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccines on a first come, first served basis from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the church, located at 1451 Madison St.

Kaiser Permanente said the goal is to vaccinate around 1,000 people on Sunday.

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