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Latino vaccine clinic to take place April 4

The International Friendship Center, the Community Care Clinic of Highlands-Cashiers and Vecinos have hosted six weekly Latino COVID-19 vaccine clinics since mid-February, providing vaccines to several hundred of our Latinx neighbors, and plan more clinics in the coming weeks.

The Farm at Old Edwards has hosted four of these clinics, while the Highlands United Methodist Church has hosted two, thus far.

The seventh Latino vaccine clinic will take place on Easter Sunday, from 1- 5 pm, at The Village Green event venue, 160 Frank Allen Drive, in Cashiers.  We are partnering with the ELL class and others from the Church of the Good Shepherd, Cashiers. Those interested in registering for the clinic should call our Spanish speakers’ call the center line at 828.526.1353, or they should text their personal information (Full Legal Name, Date of Birth, NC address, Mobile Phone Number) to 828.200.9717. 

The International Friendship Center provides support, and referrals for other social and human services, to immigrant working families and operates the Highlands Food Pantry, which is open to anyone facing food insecurity.  The Community Care Clinic of Highlands-Cashiers provides primary and secondary medical care to uninsured residents of Macon and south Jackson counties. Vecinos Farm Worker Health Program provides primary and secondary medical care to immigrant farmworkers in western North Carolina.

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