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Expanding COVID vaccine clinic in Colorado

DENVER (KDVR) – Colorado is expand its capacity to use COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

State on Wednesday urges eligible Coloradoans for COVID-19 vaccine booster shot (or first round of vaccinations), to immunize their children and get a flu shot.

“Vaccines are the safest, most effective way to slow the spread of COVID-19 and help avoid the worst outcomes – severe illness, hospitalization and death – for those who become infected.” according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

The vaccine is free. No ID, proof of residency or insurance required. The COVID-19 vaccine and the flu vaccine can be received on the same day.

Expanding weekend community vaccine clinic

The state will expand capacity at three community COVID-19 vaccination sites, where up to 1,000 doses per day – whether the first shot or the booster shot – will be provided at a range of clinics. weekend checkup.

Extended clinics will be held Friday through Sunday starting November 26.

  • Douglas County Fairgrounds (500 Fairgrounds Road, Castle Rock)
  • Chapel Hills Mall (1710 Briargate Blvd, Colorado Springs)
  • Pueblo Shopping Center (3201 Dillon Drive, Pueblo)

Advance appointments are available and encouraged.

Children’s COVID Vaccine in Colorado

Colorado urging parents and guardians to immunize children 5-11 years of age against COVID-19.

“Getting vaccinated means kids can look forward to holiday activities, participating in extracurricular activities, less disruption to face-to-face school, and seeing family and friends without much worry.” about contracting COVID-19 or being quarantined and missed,” the state said in a press release.

All mobile vaccine clinics and many independent clinics are offering the Pfizer vaccine to children 5-11 years of age.

Get a complete list of Pfizer pediatric vaccine suppliers.

Vaccine clinic from November 27 to December 12. 3

Several vaccine clinics will be held in Colorado from November 27 to December 12. 3.

Understand a list of those COVID-19 vaccine clinics, along with booking links, here.

Who is eligible for a COVID booster shot?

All Coloradoans 18 years of age or older eligible for the booster COVID vaccine if it has been at least six months since they received their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or at least two months since they received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

This includes anyone who has ever had a case of COVID-19.

Need a trip to get vaccinated?

Mile High United Way offers free rides up to 25 miles each way to vaccination sites across Colorado.

Dial 2-1-1 or visit 211colorado.org to find more about.

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot?

Do not call clinic locations for vaccine information. Instead, call your state’s COVID-19 hotline.

  • No: 1-877-CO VAX CO (1-877-268-2926)
  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8am to 8pm MT time and Saturday-Sunday, 9am to 6pm MT time

Vaccine information in multiple languages

Colorado offers COVID-19 vaccine guidance in the following languages:

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Emma Bowman

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