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5 Things You Need To Know - February 2, 2021

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Does it matter which vaccine you get?
President Joe Biden
Posted at 6:36 AM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 08:37:00-05

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Tuesday morning.

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Puebloans 65 and up can now sign up for COVID-19 vaccines

The Pueblo Health Department opened vaccination sign up for the 65-and-older population Monday. The department tweeted they have moved to Phase 1B.2 and have opened up their COVID-19 vaccination sign-up list to those 65 and up.

On the sign-up form, the Pueblo Health Department is reminding people to only register their name once on either the website or by phone. This group's vaccination clinics are anticipated to begin mid-February.
City of Colorado Springs plans another project for 30th Street

The city of Colorado Springs is planning another project for 30th Street from Fontanaro Street up to Mesa Road.

Before the 2C paving season begins, the City is planning to make intersection improvements that will happen at Water Street and Mesa Road. In addition, a roundabout has been scheduled to be installed at Gateway Road leading into the Garden of the Gods.
Sunny with 60s on Tuesday in southern Colorado

Sunny and warm today with temperatures at least 10-15 degrees above average. Click the link above for the full forecast!
Does it matter which COVID-19 vaccine you get? New vaccine could get approval soon

Millions of Americans have now been vaccinated with many more still waiting for their turn, but some people are asking if it matters which vaccine you get? Right now if you get a public vaccination you're being injected with either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, but soon the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is set to come online with others likely to follow.

The options right now are very similar and people won't notice much a difference, but experts want to remind people it's important to make sure you keep track of which vaccine you get.
President Joe Biden to address immigration reform with executive orders on Tuesday

President Joe Biden will sign several executive orders aimed at immigration reform on Tuesday, which attempt to roll back the harsh punishments for undocumented immigrants that were installed during the Trump administration.

The White House has already confirmed that Biden will sign an order that will establish a task force that aims to reunite children who were separate from their parents at the U.S. and Mexican border.
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