If you haven’t yet been vaccinated, clear your calendar on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 5,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine will pfind themselves in the arms of Coloradans.
Everyone is welcome at the pfree vaccine clinic—especially people from Black, Latino, Indigenous and immigrant communities—which will be taking place in the parking lot of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, 6000 Victory Way in Commerce City. Clinic organizers are hoping restaurant owners and managers will encourage staff to attend and (perhaps even more importantly) spread the word in their own communities, especially communities of color that have been disproportionately impacted by both the virus and lack of vaccine access.
Appointments are required. To make yours, call the Mile High United Way Help Center by dialing 211, or visit 2-1-1 Colorado’s website. The website can be viewed in 10 languages, including Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Russian, Korean, and Somali. There will be health care providers who speak both English and Spanish at the clinic.
Patients won’t be asked about their immigration status, and neither ID nor health insurance is required to get a shot.
Second doses will be given at the same location on Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Volunteers who are bilingual in English and Spanish are needed to man phones and make appointments from Friday, April 9 through Friday, April 16. Clinic volunteers are also needed on April 16 and 17 and May 7 and 8; bilingualism not required. Sign up to help out here.
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