b'FEBRUARY 2021 At Last, Free Vaccines for AllFor some community members, getting their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a Puente pop-up clinic, the experience was an emotional one. There were cheers, and even some tears, knowing we were taking our first step toward recovery. Ive seen what Covid has done to people in my family. For me, it was really important to take care of my health, Leticia Sanchez told us. The entire pandemic ordeal was extremely tough on her family. The sooner it could be over, the better.As soon as we heard that there would be an allocation of vaccines for our regions farmworkers, Puente stepped in to work directly with the farms, ranches and nurseries to coordinate logistics. We partnered with Mobile COVID-19 clinics were held at local farms and ranches. San Mateo County to get the vaccine into arms Se llevaron clnicas mviles destarting in February. We covered a COVID-19 a las granjas y ranchostotal of 42 farms and ranches on locales. the South Coast through pop up clinics at their work sites as well as walk-in clinics at Pescadero High School and Pescadero Elementary. The vaccine drive eventually covered the whole community over1,538 the age of 12. community members fully vaccinated As of July, Puente, in partnership with San Mateothrough local clinics.County, has coordinated clinics to provide 1,538 vaccineswhich adds up to about 900 residents who have received both doses.18'