A community vaccination clinic for Latinos in Aurora is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at La Sierra De Aurora Banquets, 2121 W. New York St. The event is sponsored by a coalition of Latino churches, organizations, community advocates and elected officials in Aurora formed to ensure Latino communities in Kane, DuPage, Kendall and Will counties have equitable access to and awareness of the COVID-19 vaccine. The group’s LATINvaX Aurora initiative is hosting clinics in collaboration with VNA Health Care for qualified Latino residents in CDC Groups 1A, 1B and 1B+. Those eligible to register must be: • 65 years or older • health care workers, first responders, or employed in education, food industry, agriculture, manufacturing, corrections, postal service, public transit, grocery stores, shelters and adult day care centers. • having medical conditions: diabetes, obesity, pulmonary diseases, smoking, heart conditions, chronic kidney disease, cancer, immunocompromised, sickle cell, pregnancy, person with a disability. To register for the clinic, call (872) 267-2414 or visit latinvaxaurora.com. Information on vaccination events focused on Aurora’s Black community can be found at blackvaxaurora.com.
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