Mesa County Public Health and local hospitals shared 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.

Top healthcare and public health officials discussed the current status of COVID-19 and vaccine distribution in Mesa County and the community’s response to the virus.

Representatives from SCL Health St. Mary’s, Community Hospital, Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center, and the VA Western Colorado Medical Center were all in attendance.

Please visit the vaccine page of the Mesa County Public Health website for current, reliable information on COVID-19 as well as the link to sign up for the vaccine interest list.

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. 

You can watch the full press conference by clicking here or viewing the video above.