Mesa County Public Health and local hospitals will provide a joint update on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, which includes a mass vaccination point of dispensing (POD) location at the Grand Junction Convention Center. The POD will be open by appointment beginning Monday, January 25, 2021.

Members of the media are invited to a press conference at 10 a.m on Friday, January 22, at the Grand Junction Convention Center (159 Main Street, Grand Junction, Colorado). Top healthcare and public health officials will update media representatives on the current status of COVID-19 and vaccine distribution in Mesa County and the community’s response to the virus. Confirmed speakers include representatives from SCL Health St. Mary’s, Community Hospital, Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center, and the VA Western Colorado Medical Center. The event will also be streamed on the Mesa County Public Health Facebook page.

Please visit Mesa County Public Health’s community resource webpage for current, reliable information on COVID-19: Mesa County Public Health representatives are also available to respond to vaccine and other COVID-19 questions by phone from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at 970-248-6900.