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.