Headline: COVID-19 Vaccine Administered to First Park County Residents
Today Park County Public Health began to administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Park County residents, beginning with frontline workers including healthcare personnel and emergency responders, representing agencies from across the county including law enforcement, EMS, and fire protection services. The next Phase 1 clinic will be held in Bailey later this week.
The vaccine is being distributed in a phased approach and not yet widely available. With guidance from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Park County plans to deliver the vaccine in three phases. More information about provider settings and options for Phase 2 and Phase 3 recipients will be coming soon – please visit the Park County COVID-19 Vaccine Resource webpage for regular updates.
For all the facts about Colorado’s vaccination program, including a daily total of vaccine administered in the state, please visit: https://covid19.colorado.gov/vaccine and https://covid19.colorado.gov/vaccine-faq.
|1A||Healthcare workers - Inpatient and outpatient healthcare workers in high-risk settings such as hospitals, primary care, urgent care and support staff (e.g. hospital food service, housekeeping, front desk, chaplains, etc.) who come into contact with COVID-19 patients for more than 15 minutes over a 24 hour period.|
Note: Residents of long-term care facilities are also prioritized in Phase 1A but are not addressed in this document.*
Healthcare workers - Inpatient and outpatient healthcare workers in moderate risk settings such as non-COVID hospital floors, dental offices, behavioral health clinics, pharmacies and home health who have less direct contact with COVID-19 patients.
Responders - Staff working for EMS, fire, law enforcement, COVID-19 response, corrections, and funeral