Vaccine Voices: Juan Hernandez Marquez

La Juquilita has been a part of the Newport community for eight years now. Its owner, Juan Manuel Hernandez Marquez, is proud to be a part of the community and to have the opportunity to support it when it’s confronted with difficult situations like the COVID-19 pandemic. When the Olalla Center contacted him to explore […]

Historias de Vacunas: Juan Manuel Hernández Márquez

La Juquilita ha sido parte de la comunidad de Newport por 8 años, su dueño Juan Manuel Hernández Márquez está orgulloso de formar parte de esta comunidad y tener la oportunidad de apoyar cuando se enfrentan con situaciones difíciles como la pandemia. Cuando el Centro Olalla lo contactó para explorar la posibilidad de distribuir información […]

Joe Conchelos aka Joe Berzerk: Fishing boat captain and TikTok star

We recently talked with Joe about COVID-19’s effects on the fishing industry, vaccination and TikTok fame. The conversation has been edited for length and clarity.  I’m the captain of a commercial fishing boat here in Newport. I fish squid and crab and tuna. When we got hit with COVID it was devastating to the industry. A lot of our […]