Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is an American politician and businessman who is the 40th governor of California, serving since January 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 49th lieutenant governor of California from 2011 to 2019 and as the 42nd mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011.
At a virtual town hall touting COVID-19 vaccines to the LGBTQ community, the state public health director said he wants to improve sexual orientation and gender identity data collection for the inoculations, but did not give specifics. "SOGI data collection is incredibly, incredibly important," said Dr.
Tomás J. Aragón, state public health officer and director at the California Department of Public Health, at the April 6 meeting. "When I was in San Francisco, maybe around 2012, we were one of the first in the country to develop guidelines on how to collect this information." Aragón had been San Francisco County's health officer from 2010 until his appointment by California Governor Gavin Newsom to his current position in the waning days ofRead more on ebar.com