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5 things you need to know for Friday, February 19

Posted at 5:31 AM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 07:31:49-05

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El Paso County to expand vaccine clinics this weekend

El Paso County Public Health, Servicios de la Raza, UCHealth, and Peak Vista Community Health Centers are offering free pop-up equity vaccine clinics Friday and Saturday.

El Paso County Public Health and Servicios de la Raza

The event will be held at El Paso County Public Health South located at 6436 S. US Highway 85/8. The clinic will provide 1,000 vaccinations that will be by appointment only.

  • Friday, Feb. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Bilingual staff, translators, and ASL translators will be available.
  • There is no ID required and no fee for the vaccination.
  • To sign up for an appointment call (719) 374-8313.

UCHealth will hold a vaccination clinic at the YMCA located at 2190 Jet Wing Drive. UCHealth and partner churches, including Iglesia Nueva Vida, will be calling people age 65 and older to set up appointments.

  • Saturday, Feb. 20., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • It will be by appointment only.
  • Anyone can sign up to get on UCHealth’s vaccine list at

There are also vaccine hotlines available at 720-462-2255 and (Español) 844-945-2508.
Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Peak Vista is hosting an equity vaccine clinic to reach communities of color. The vaccine clinic will be held at Peak Vista’s Health Center located at 1815 Jet Wing Drive on:

  • Friday, Feb. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • An appointment is required for vaccination.
  • An ID is not required.
  • Silver Key is providing transportation for people who need a ride to the clinic. Reservations can be made by calling (719) 884-2300.


Vaccinations near you: what you need to know about getting a COVID-19 vaccine

As the COVID-19 vaccine registration opens up to more Coloradans, we want to give you all the information you need to know before you get vaccinated.

As a reminder, Colorado has now opened up vaccinations to those who fall under Phase 1A, Phase 1B.1, and Phase 1B.2. Some restrictions may apply depending on the vaccination site and county. Pfizer is authorized for those 16 and older, and Moderna is authorized for those 18 and older.


D20 expanding in-person learning options for middle and high school students

Academy District 20 will expand in-person learning opportunities starting on March 15 with a four-day per week schedule to middle and high school students.

For the past 11 months, these students have followed a hybrid schedule of two days per week in person. Students can still choose to attend school remotely full-time as well.

The district said all COVID-19 safety protocols will remain in place to include, wearing face coverings, washing hands regularly, and providing good ventilation within buildings.


Accomplice in Kelsey Berreth's murder has three-year prison sentence thrown out

The three-year prison sentence of an Idaho nurse who helped clean up the crime scene left behind after Patrick Frazee murdered his fiance Kelsey Berreth has been vacated.

Krystal Kenney was sentenced in January 2020 to three years in prison, as part of a plea deal where she testified against Frazee and pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence. Kenney has served around 13 months of that sentence. She will now be resentenced.

Frazee's mistress, provided prosecutors all the essential information on how Frazee killed Berreth beating her to death with a baseball bat while she was blindfolded with a sweater to sniff candles. She also admitted to helping Frazee clean up the crime scene, but said she intentionally left evidence for investigators to find.

Today's First Alert 5 Weather Forecast

Patchy dense fog will stick around through southern El Paso to Pueblo and eastern Fremont counties, through mid-morning. The snow yesterday with clear skies and light winds overnight were the perfect ingredients for fog.

We'll be warmer today with the sun trying to punch through the fog, but we just need to shake off the morning fog and get the wind to kick up a little before it starts feeling nice. We're going to see highs in the 40s today and lows in the 20s overnight. The winds should be just lightly breezy today and calm tonight. We'll be warmer on Saturday with gusty afternoon breeze and more sunshine to start the day. We'll get a strong cold front Saturday night that could bring localized heavy snow to the north end of the Pikes Peak region and a few of our southern mountains.

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