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Salinas Valley News Briefs | Nov. 3, 2023


GONZALES — A free community flu vaccination clinic will take place Saturday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Taylor Farms Health and Wellness Center, 850 Fifth St., in Gonzales. Influenza immunizations for individuals 6 months and older will be available on a walk-in basis. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Covid-19 immunizations will not be available. Flu vaccines are also available at pharmacies and through local healthcare providers.


KING CITY — Monterey County Dance Foundation is inviting the community to support youth dancers at its Fundraiser BBQ on Saturday, Nov. 4. The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Monterey County Dance Theatre parking lot at the corner of Bassett Street and S. Vanderhurst Avenue in King City. Tickets are available from Foundation members. All proceeds will benefit youth dancers in South Monterey County.


MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency is currently in the process of developing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an exclusive ambulance services provider for the Monterey County Exclusive Operating Area (EOA) to begin on July 1, 2025. The EMS Agency is seeking feedback on the RFP Scope of Work draft from members of the community, city and county officials, and EMS system stakeholders. The draft of the RFP Scope of Work and a form to submit feedback are available via the EMS Agency’s website mocoems.org. Comments may also be taken at public meetings on Monday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., via Zoom; Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at 1441 Schilling Place in Salinas and via Zoom; and Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 5 to 7 p.m., via Zoom. All meetings can be accessed via Zoom at the link tinyurl.com/269dsddv. Public comments are due by Friday, Nov. 17. The current agreement for Advanced Life Support Ambulance Services between the County of Monterey and American Medical Response is set to expire June 30, 2025.

Ryan Cronk
Ryan Cronk
Ryan Cronk is the managing editor for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for South Monterey County and the surrounding communities.


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