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Colorado Department of Health and Environment reminds Coloradans of the need to receive a booster COVID-19 shot
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Colorado Department of Health and Environment reminds Coloradans of the need to receive a booster COVID-19 shot

STATEWIDE Colorado reminds all Coloradans 12 years and older to receive a third dose of vaccines five months after they have received their primary series. A The highest level protection is provided by the third vaccine dose Against the COVID-19 and its variants.

The The recommended timeline was updated by the CDC in recent months For when people can get a third Pfizer BioNTech or Moderna vaccine doseThis will reduce the minimum interval from six months to five. The CDC also updated their recommendation regarding a third dose Pfizer BioNTech. Include adolescents aged 12-17. For adolescents aged 12-17, only the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been approved.

Many vaccine clinics offer everything necessary–first and second doses, pediatric dosesThe important third dose. Flu vaccines may also exist. It is safe for you to receive both a COVID-19 vaccination and a flu vaccine in one day. This is a complete listing of all the places you can get vaccinated. Here.

There are many large, community-based vaccine sites throughout the state, including these:

  • Arapahoe Community College (5900 Santa Fe Dr. Lot B, Littleton CO 80120).
  • Aurora Municipal Center (15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Aurora, CO 80012)
  • Avon Town Hall (100 Mikaela Way Avon, CO 81662)
  • Boulder County Fairgrounds (9595 Nelson Road Longmont, CO 80501).
  • Chapel Hills Mall (1710 Briargate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80920)
  • Citadel Mall (680 Citadel Dr. E, Colorado Springs, CO 80909)
  • Douglas County Fairgrounds (500 Fairgrounds Road Castle Rock CO 80104)
  • Jefferson Marketplace (8194 S Kipling Pkwy. Littleton CO80127)
  • La Plata County Fairgrounds (2500 Main Ave. Durango, CO 81301).
  • Mesa County Public Health (51029 1/2 Road, Grand Junction CO 801504)
  • Pueblo Mall (3201 Dillon Dr. Pueblo, CO 801008)
  • Summit County Public Health (360 Peak One Dr. Frisco, CO 80443)
  • Vail Health (180 South Frontage Road W., 2nd Floor. Vail, CO, 81657)
  • Weld County Clerk and Recorder Building (1250 H St. Greeley, CO 80631)

Four community vaccine centers now offer testing for and vaccination at the exact same location. 

  • Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (6000 Victory Way, Lot H, Commerce City, CO 80022)
  • Timberline Church (2908 S Timberline Road Fort Collins, CO 80525)
  • WaterWorld (8801 N Pecos St, Federal Heights, CO 80260)
  • Boulder County Fairgrounds (9595 Nelson Road Longmont, CO 80501).

AppointmentsWalk-ups are allowed, as long as vaccine inventory remains available.

The Ball Arena clinics continue this week

  • Jan. 22: Noon – 7:30 p.m. (Avalanche game)
  • Jan. 23: Noon – 7:30 p.m. (Nuggets game)
  • Jan. 24: Noon – 7:30 p.m. (Avalanche game)
  • Jan. 25: Noon – 7:30 p.m. (no event)
  • Jan. 26: Noon – 8:30 p.m. (Avalanche game)
  • Jan. 28: Noon – 7:30 p.m. (no event)

The Ball Arena is located at 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, CO 80204.The vaccination clinic is located in the parking lot north of Chopper Circle, 9th Street.

Parking is free on non event days or on event days if you arrive prior to the arena doors opening (usually three hours prior to the event). All types of COVID-19 vaccinations, including Pfizer vaccines for children aged 5-11 years, are available at the Ball Arena clinics. Flu vaccines can also be obtained. Appointments These are encouraged, but not necessary.

These are the steps to take to get to a clinic.

  • Need a ride? Mile High United Ways Ride United provides free rides (upto 25 miles each way) to all vaccination sites in Colorado. Visit www.2-1-1. Learn more
  • Transit in Denver-Boulder Metro Area: RTDs trip planner.

These clinics can be used in addition to the other. 1800 vaccine providers in the state.

Vaccines are safest and most effective way to slow down the spread of COVID-19, its variants, and to help avoid the worst outcomes, such as death, hospitalization, or severe illness, among those who become infected.

State health officials insist that all Coloradans aged 5 and over should be vaccinated with COVID-19. A third dose should be administered to all Coloradans Use the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines to provide the best protection against the virus.

  • Are at least 12 years old and received their second dose Pfizer no later than five months ago.
  • Are at least 18 years old and have received their second dose Moderna at the latest five months ago.

If you have had three doses Pfizer or Moderna, and you are immunocompromised, you will need to receive a fourth dose six month after the third. The CDC recommends that children 5 to 11 years old who are moderately or severely immunocompromised receive an additional dose 28 days after they have received their second dose.

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