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Kaiser Permanente hosting mass vaccination events across Colorado

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Feb 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-13 16:42:15-05

SOUTHERN COLORADO — Kaiser Permanente is will vaccinate more than 19,000 Coloradoans this weekend at mass vaccine events for Colorado educators, child-care workers, and 70+ seniors.

The appointment-only events will happen on Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14 across 16 medical offices along the Front Range.

The good news is they are all indoors, so patients will not have to wait in the cold.

"This was perfect for us because what we had designed was for all these people to be coming into our medical offices," said Dr. Amy Duckro, an infectious diseases physician and D.O. with Kaiser Permanente. "And that just makes it logistically a lot easier because we have all the supplies we need."

The mass vaccine events for Colorado educators and child-care workers are made possible through a partnership with different school districts. These mass vaccination efforts will be held for several weekends to administer first and second doses to these individuals.

During the course of a three-week period, Kaiser Permanente plans to vaccinate more than 50,000 pre-K-12 educators and child-care workers in licensed child-care programs.

Kaiser Permanente will also open two new mass vaccine locations this weekend for Coloradans aged 70 and above. The goal is to vaccinate more than 6,000 Coloradans aged 70 and up on Saturday and Sunday.

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Here is a full list of the Kaiser Permanente mass vaccine locations for Colorado educators and those 70 and above:

  • Aurora Centrepoint Medical Offices
  • Briargate Medical Offices
  • East Denver Medical Offices
  • Hidden Lake Medical Offices* (70+ only)
  • Highlands Ranch Medical Offices
  • Kaiser Permanente Regional Offices* (70+ only)
  • Lakewood Medical Offices
  • Lone Tree Medical Offices
  • Longmont Medical Offices
  • Loveland Medical Offices
  • Parker Medical Offices
  • Pueblo North Medical Offices
  • Rock Creek Medical Offices
  • Skyline Medical Offices
  • Westminster Medical Offices
  • Wheat Ridge Medical Offices

More than 400 staff and volunteers will be administering vaccines and assisting in non-clinical roles across all locations this weekend.

These mass vaccine event locations will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Those who are eligible to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at these mass vaccine events will receive invitations by email, text, or letter to make an appointment.

To date, Kaiser has administered more than 40,000 doses to Coloradans and has capacity to administer more than 50,000 COVID-19 doses each week. The organization will continue to follow all state guidelines for vaccine roll-out to other phases.