Denver’s mayor and high well being official will talk about present knowledge and traits, and the state’s plan to present native leaders extra management over COVID restrictions.
DENVER — Mayor Michael Hancock (D-Denver) is scheduled to present an replace on the Metropolis and County’s COVID-19 response on Thursday.
Hancock and Denver Department of Public Health & Environment Government Director Bob McDonald will talk about present knowledge and traits, vaccine distribution efforts and native planning for the state’s revised public well being measures scheduled to take impact in April.
> Video above: How and the place to discover a COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado.
9NEWS will reside stream the information conference scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on the Metropolis and County Constructing within the video participant above, on 9NEWS streaming gadgets, on the 9NEWS YouTube channel and on the 9NEWS app.
Gov. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) introduced earlier this week that the state is increasing vaccine eligibility to Section 2 on Friday, which incorporates all Coloradans 16 and older.
Polis additionally introduced the state would probably flip extra management over restrictions to native well being departments in mid-April. The statewide masks order will probably be prolonged till then, after which left as much as native governments to implement.
“The present masks order expires April third,” a spokeswoman for Polis mentioned. “The governor intends to signal a brand new 30-day masks order that might be modified to account for the place we’re within the pandemic, the numerous instances rely by county, and the suggestions we’ve acquired by means of public remark.”
The place and learn how to get a COVID vaccine in Colorado
The vaccine is obtainable for members of most of the people by means of main well being care suppliers, pharmacies, and mass vaccination websites.
Most, if not all, main well being suppliers have waitlists the place you may join. You are able to do that now, and as soon as you’re eligible and spots turn into obtainable, you will be notified by textual content, electronic mail or each.
By the top of this week, the next websites might be open within the state and can finally be capable to vaccinate about 6,000 folks per day.
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