DENVER — On Friday, Kaiser Permanente announced they'll be operating a series of vaccination events to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to 19,000 Coloradans.
Vaccinations will be done by appointment only, and those receiving their first dose at one of the events will have received an invitation by email, text or a letter to schedule.
A total of 16 Kaiser locations across the Front Range will participate in the roll out from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. Two of the locations will be dedicated to vaccinating those 70 and older.
"Our plan is to vaccinate 6,000 people 70 and up on Saturday and Sunday at these two locations," said Kelli Kane, Kaiser Permanente Colorado's chief operating officer.
The other 14 locations will focus on educators.
"We have 14 sites across the Front Range from the Loveland area up north all the way down to Pueblo where we will be open this weekend to vaccinate up to 13,000 educators," Kane said.
More than 400 Kaiser Permanente staff and volunteers will be administering vaccines and helping in non-clinical roles.
"We are thrilled to be able to host this type of event in order to help get our students back in school to ensure we get all the 70 and older age group vaccinated, so that we can move forward as a state to get towards that herd immunity and open back up and return to some level of normalcy," Kane said.
She added that Kaiser Permanente is primarily administering the Moderna vaccine, but some locations will be working strictly with the Pfizer vaccine.
The vaccination locations are below:
- 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