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Adventist Health proud to partner with KCDPH in providing COVID-19 vaccinations


Adventist Health in the Central Valley is proud to partner with local organizations, including the Kings County Department of Public Health, to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to as many eligible community members as possible.

Vaccines are distributed based on the state’s tier guidelines, which may be viewed at this link: Currently, our combined efforts are focused on vaccinating vulnerable, high-risk community members, which include those 65 or older, healthcare workers, law enforcement personnel, educators and members of the Food & Agriculture industries.

“So far, our Adventist Health teams have administered over 7,000 vaccines to more than 4,500 people in Kings County,” says Andrea Kofl, president of Adventist Health in the Central Valley. “The vaccine is safe and is our best shot at healing our communities and bringing an end to the pandemic.”

Upcoming community vaccination events, hosted by Adventist Health, will be based on supply and posted on Adventist Health Facebook pages and website at

“Partnerships such as this are essential to bringing the pandemic to an end,” says Heather Silva, assistant director of the Kings County Department of Public Health. “Working with our local hospital and other providers in Kings County will increase vaccine availability for our community.”

The Kings County Department of Public Health is utilizing several online tools, including the state’s vaccine platform MyTurn, to inform eligible residents of appointment availability. To learn more about the platform and other important COVID-19 information, visit the county’s website at

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Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii as well as others across the U.S. through its Blue Zones company, a pioneer in taking a systemic and environmental approach to improving the health of entire cities and communities. Through this work, Adventist Health is leading a 21st century well-being transformation movement. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, its innovative Adventist Health Hospital@Home program that provides virtual in-patient care at home, home care agencies, hospice agencies and joint-venture retirement centers in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 37,000 includes associates, medical staff physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. Together, we are transforming the American healthcare experience with an innovative, yet timeless, whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing to support community well-being.