State and local health experts move to vaccinate kids ahead of expected winter surge

“Schools are super important for outreach and getting the vaccines out to the communities and there’s been a lot of interaction with the schools … Santa Ana and Anaheim (schools) have been super involved with contact tracing, educating the community and now with vaccine efforts,” said Dr. Daniel Parker, UC Irvine epidemiologist and [assistant professor and expert of] public health in a phone interview this month.