SFVMA News — Summer 2021

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Dear Colleagues,

I was walking around my neighborhood this past weekend thinking about just how lucky we are in San Francisco. Everyone was wearing a mask shopping at the outdoor farmer’s market while people try to figure out the sudden CDC announcement that vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks. I have now gone for a few walks in the Presidio and Golden Gate Park mask free, but it has really become a habit to put one on every time I walk out of my apartment. It’s just something that most San Franciscans have done to protect each other and our communities, and that has certainly not been the case in many other places.

At the time of writing, 76% of San Franciscans over 16 years old have already had at least one vaccine, and we just started vaccinating 12-15 year-old kids as well. This is amazing and well above what many other places have accomplished thus far. I’m grateful to live in a place where so many people believe in science and have been so caring about trying to protect each other. …

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