Foster Farms to Provide Vaccines to 1,000 Workers in California

Foster Farms LLC is providing 1,000 of its poultry workers with the coronavirus vaccine starting Tuesday.

The chicken producer said it’s partnering with Fresno County’s Public Health Department and Vons Pharmacy to administer the Moderna vaccine at one of its poultry facilities, the Livingston, California-based company said in a release.

“This vaccination program marks the first large-scale effort to vaccinate a workforce at a major food processing facility in Fresno County,” Foster Farms said.

Workers at food plants are among those in the so-called 1B phase for the vaccine, which follows the initial phase in which healthcare workers were prioritized.

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