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Vaccine Van Aims to Aid Farmworkers

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FILE - In this April 8, 2021 file photo, the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is seen at a pop up vaccination site in the Staten Island borough of New York. With a green light from federal health officials, several states resumed use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday, April 24. Among the venues where it's being deployed is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where free vaccinations were available to anyone 18 or older. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

A mobile "VaxVan" will be stationed in Immokalee tomorrow through Monday, distributing COVID-19 vaccines. The clinic on wheels will be located at Mision Peniel, 208 Boston Avenue in Immokalee, and will be open from 9 AM to 7 PM. Between 500 and 800 shots will be distributed each day, on a first-come, first-served basis, in the hope of vaccinating members of the Immokalee farmworker community.

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