News & Press Releases

April 10, 2021 -

Updates on County Reopening, Expanded Vaccine Eligibility, and CA's Plans Beyond the Blueprint: This week, Riverside County health officials announced that the county had met the state’s updated requirements and metrics to move to the Orange Tier of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Reopening. As of Wednesday, April 7, an expanded range of sectors have been permitted to resume indoor and outdoor operations at designated capacities.

April 03, 2021 -

Updates on Vaccine Eligibility, FEMA Assistance, Tax Preparation Resources, and more: This week, California took a major step forward in its statewide vaccination plan by expanding vaccine eligibility to individuals age 50 and older. Riverside County residents and those who work throughout the county included in this expanded group of eligibility can make an appointment now on the Riverside County COVID-19 Vaccine Page, or by reaching out to their health care providers directly.

March 27, 2021 -

Updates on Vaccine Eligibility, School Reopening, and Small Business Resources: This week, Governor Newsom announced the state’s upcoming two stage expansion of vaccine eligibility. Starting April 1, individuals aged 50+ will be eligible to make an appointment, followed by individuals 16+ beginning April 15. This expansion comes as vaccine supply continues to stabilize and increase, however, it is important to note that we should still expect the full vaccination of Californians to take time.

March 20, 2021 -

Updates on County Reopening, Tax Day, Expanded Vaccine Eligibility, and more: This week, the California Dept. of Public Health moved Riverside County into the Red Tier of the State’s reopening framework, allowing for more businesses and activities to resume indoor operations. This move reflects the County’s continued progress in improving our local coronavirus case and positive test rates, as well as the progress that has been made across the state in the equitable distribution of vaccine doses.

March 13, 2021 -

Updates on Reopening, our Upcoming COVID-19 Virtual Update, Rental Assistance, and more: As we pass the one year mark since the beginning of the pandemic, the COVID-19 vaccine represents a light at the end of this dark tunnel. While California continues to work towards securing vaccine doses, I invite you to join Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes, Assemblymember Jose Medina, a group of distinguished county public health officials, and myself for an update about vaccine distribution in Riverside County.


About Senator Roth

Richard Dale Roth was born November 6, 1950, in Columbus, Ohio and graduated from Ada High School (Ada, Ohio) in 1968, where he played in the band and was elected president of his junior class and the Student Council. He went on to Miami University ...

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