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1000s of Monterey County farm workers being vaccinated

Vaccination clinics in Soledad and Greenfield from 10-7 p.m.

Partnership of UFW Foundation, United Farm Workers, Lideres Campesinas, the State of California and Monterey County, City of Soledad, City of Greenfield

Some 3,000 Monterey County farm workers will get first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at two twin vaccination events by partnership between the UFW Foundation, United Farm Workers, Lideres Campesinas and the State of California and Monterey County. The clinics will take place in Soledad from April 9 – April 12 and in Greenfield from April 10 – April 11.

Vaccinations are open to all farm workers at no charge. No health insurance is required. No doctor’s note or order is needed. Farm workers are being asked to call the bilingual toll free call centers of UFW Foundation (877-881-8281) for appointments to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

Media will have the opportunity to observe and shoot vaccinations and interview workers with patients’ consent.

What: COVID-19 vaccinations of 3,000 farm workers.

Who: UFW Foundation, United Farm Workers, Lideres Campesinas, State of California, Monterey County, City of Soledad, City of Greenfield.

When: Soledad—Friday, April 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, April 10, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, April 11, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Monday, April 12, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Greenfield— Saturday, April 10, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, April 11, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;

Where: SoledadCommunity Center (Old YMCA), 560 Walker Dr. Soledad, CA 93960.

GreenfieldGreenfield Memorial Hall, 615 El Camino Real, Greenfield, CA 93927. 

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