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Salinas Valley News Briefs | Aug. 30, 2022


SALINAS — Vitalant is hosting a community blood drive on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, 450 E. Romie Lane, in Salinas. All blood types and platelets are needed, and appointments are encouraged. Visit or call 877-25-VITAL (877-258-4825) for information.


MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey-Salinas Transit’s Mobility Services Center will be hosting a free Covid-19 vaccine clinic for ages 2 and up on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free Day Pass will be offered to those getting vaccinated. The location is at 15 Lincoln Ave. in Salinas, one block from the Salinas Transit Center.


SALINAS VALLEY — Hartnell College will host a pop-up pantry food distribution for students in South Monterey County on Tuesday, Aug. 30. The distribution will take place at 11 a.m. at the King City Education Center, 117 N. Second St., and the Soledad Education Center, 1505 Metz Road. It is open to enrolled Hartnell students, who must bring their Hartnell ID to receive one bag each.