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Story by Pat Dooris - Story Source
Published on Thursday April 15, 2021 - 7:33 AM

WOODBURN, Oregon - Oregon Governer Kate Brown toured the Salud Medical Center in Woodburn on Wednesday, highlighting it as an example of community-based organizations that can get vaccines to people who may be reluctant to get the shot.

"We are making sure they can get the vaccine so they can vaccinate their patients, and it's been an incredible success," Brown said. "We're seeing the gap close as a result of that effort."

The clinic began in Woodburn back in the 1970s and treats roughly 15,000 patients a year.

About 88% of those patients are Hispanic or Latino, 46% are migrant or seasonal workers and 84% have no insurance or are on Medicaid.