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How to register for El Paso County Johnson & Johnson pop-up clinics this weekend

The county health department says 1,200 people can get the vaccine
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Posted at 9:25 AM, Mar 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-03 20:23:56-05

EL PASO COUNTY — Two pop-up clinics will take place this coming weekend in El Paso County with the goal of vaccinating 1,200 people with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to the El Paso County Health Department.

El Paso County health officials said these clinics will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday by appointment only at El Paso County Public Health South location. Those who are eligible to receive the vaccine will be able to make an appointment.

Beginning Friday, anyone in the state 60 and older will be eligible to receive a vaccine. The expanded eligibility will include some frontline, essential workers and younger people with two or more qualifying medical conditions.

Click here to register for Saturday's, March 6, pop-up clinic.

Click here to register for Sunday's, March 7, pop-up clinic.

CDPHE Vaccine Distribution Plan
Colorado's vaccine distribution plan, as of February 20, 2021.

The FDA gave an emergency use authorization of a one-shot coronavirus vaccine by Johnson & Johnson on Saturday, marking the third coronavirus shot allowed to be administered to Americans. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which garnered approval in December, the Johnson and Johnson vaccine comes in one dose.

Gov. Jared Polis announced in a press conference Tuesday that the state is expected to receive over 100,000 doses of the recently approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine by April 11.

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