COVID vaccine clinics appear in kid-friendly places like zoos, museums – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4)– As more Colorado children become eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, state health officials are making it easier for parents to find an immunization clinic. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s latest effort has seen clinics pop up in kid-friendly places like zoos and museums.

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The CDPHE has released a list of upcoming vaccination clinics which include Pueblo Zoo, Denver Zoo, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, WOW! Children’s Museum in Lafayette, the Children’s Museum in Denver, as well as a few libraries and popular outdoor locations.

This latest effort is to ensure that busy parents don’t need to make major adjustments to their schedules in order to get their children immunized.

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“It was great to see some of our younger Coloradans protecting themselves against this virus and to know that we are much closer to ending the pandemic,” Governor Jared Polis said in a statement. “As a father of two who will receive their vaccines tomorrow, I know the relief and joy other parents feel today. I want to thank all of the kids who have had a chance to come together to help Colorado. “

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There are also several clinics scheduled at Colorado Children’s Hospital locations statewide. Those who wish to be vaccinated can attend these clinics without being a patient at the children’s hospital. COVID-19 vaccines are free and no insurance is required.

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