County webpage has vaccine information for people 70+ in Colorado Springs

Coronavirus

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. – El Paso County Public Health has launched a new webpage with information about how Colorado Springs-area residents can access the coronavirus vaccine.

The How will I get the vaccine? page offers contacts for vaccine providers, details about eligibility and timelines, advice on staying safe as the vaccination process continues, and information on reporting adverse events. It also includes information about a phone hotline residents can call if they have other questions.

The website will be updated as new information becomes available.

Providing vaccines to everyone will take time and is based on the availability of vaccines.

“We understand the community’s excitement about the vaccine roll-out and also the confusion surrounding phased distribution,” El Paso County Public Health Medical Director Dr. Robin Johnson said in a statement. “The goal of our agency is to provide clarity about when and how each individual will be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and to assure a timely, organized vaccination program.”

The new web page is the latest addition to the Public Health website, which already provides basic information on the vaccine, including answers to frequently asked questions.

The county said they also plan to add data about the vaccine distribution process. They’re hoping to launch that feature sometime next week.

For Coloradans outside of El Paso County, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also has vaccine distribution information on its website. Visit covid19.colorado.gov.

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