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    Gallagher Area President on behalf of California Schools VEBA, Laura Josh and Matt Bittner in SDBJ’s People on the Move

    Apr 26, 2021 — Gallagher Area President on behalf of California Schools VEBA’s, Laura Josh and Matt Bittner were both listed in San Diego Business Journal’s People on the Move.

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    California Schools VEBA Featured in Giving Back Magazine

    Apr 1, 2021 — California Schools VEBA was featured in the April edition of Giving Back Magazine. The article highlighted VEBA’s mission to close the gaps in the existing health and well-being system, and spotlight VEBA’s volunteering to help vaccinate all San Diego County school employees.

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    Gallagher Area President on behalf of California Schools VEBA, Laura Josh, interviewed with NBC 7 to discuss vaccination tracking for educators.

    Mar 18, 2021 — Gallagher Area President on behalf of California Schools VEBA, Laura Josh talked with NBC 7 about the troubles tracking COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers and other school employees in San Diego County.

    “We know for sure people were going to their medical providers,” said Laura Josh of California Schools VEBA, who added that educators also went to local pharmacies for their vaccines. “So when you see the VEBA Vaccinates number, that’s the folks who’ve gone through our actual portal, but we don’t have visibility or consolidated reporting for folks who have gone through channels.”

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    Gallagher Area President on behalf of California Schools VEBA, Laura Josh on Televisa XEWT Channel 12

    Mar 11, 2021 — Gallagher Area President on behalf of California Schools VEBA, Laura Josh, was interviewed on Televisa XEWT Channel 12 News to discuss the VEBA Vaccinates program.

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    Inspiring a Culture of “Whole Person” Employee Well-Being: AHA and VEBA Panel Discussion

    Mar 10, 2021 — The American Heart Association and California Schools VEBA hosted a panel discussion focusing on creating a culture of healthy, empowered employees and recognizing that well-being goes beyond the benefits packages. Panelists shared how their organizations are working to address that challenge to create a culture that prioritizes employee well-being and how they, as leaders, show up to support their employees when they need them.

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    Sharp HealthCare partners with VEBA to vaccinate teachers as quickly as possible

    Mar 8, 2021 — Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s Senior VP & CEO, Scott Evans, spoke about the new partnership in more details on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego.

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    Gallagher Area President on behalf of California Schools VEBA, Laura Josh, interviewed with NBC 7 to discuss vaccination scheduling for educators.

    Mar 7, 2021 — Gallagher Area President on behalf of California Schools VEBA, Laura Josh talked with NBC 7 about the VEBA Vaccinates process for San Diego educators to schedule their COVID-19 vaccinations.

    “We’ve sent out 65,000 personalized invitations to school employees so far and we’ve had 23,000 sign up for the scheduling portal,” said Laura Josh.

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    VEBA Vaccinates Partnership Kicks-Off to Vaccinate School Employees

    Mar 1, 2021 — California Schools VEBA is committed to helping San Diego’s school community get vaccinated. The VEBA Vaccinates program kicked off on Saturday with a vaccination event at the Sharp HealthCare Vaccination Superstation at Chula Vista Center and at the UC San Diego Recreation, Intramural and Athletic Complex (RIMAC). The program is off to a great start with more than 18,000 school employees having been invited to schedule their vaccination appointment through the VEBA Vaccinates portal. VEBA Vaccinates is a collaboration between California Schools VEBA, Sharp Health Care, UC San Diego Health, the County of San Diego, and the San Diego Office of Education, to coordinate the vaccine distribution for more than 100,000 school employees in San Diego.

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    San Diego County Essential Workers Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

    Mar 1, 2021 — Staff in transition kindergarten (TK) through 12th grade are being notified by email through the California Schools Voluntary Employees Benefits Association (VEBA) in order to schedule their appointments; all others must schedule their shots through a local health-care system or the county website.

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    Sharp and VEBA to vaccinate more than 1,500 educators by the end of the weekend

    Feb 28, 2021 — VEBA was mentioned on KUSI news for our partnership with Sharp HealthCare to get education employees vaccinated in San Diego.