By Jennifer McRae

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– People were able to walk up and get their COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic at the Stanley Marketplace in Aurora on Tuesday. The clinic was designed in hopes of reaching underserved communities.

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One married couple appreciated the pop-up clinic because they say this past year has been very isolating being away from family and friends. Their schedules rarely overlap.

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“Because we work different shifts, when he comes home, I’m off to work. And when he comes home, I’m asleep. I get up in the morning I’m off to work,” said restaurant worker Angela Aukema.

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They described getting their COVID vaccine as “freedom.”

Jennifer McRae