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COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE

Latest Data

  • As of the week ending May 22, 49,859 first doses and 49,508 second doses have been administered in Mesa County for a total of 99,367 doses.  By age that breaks down as the following percentages for first doses:
    • Age 12-15:  6.4%
    • Age 16-19: 18.9%
    • Age 20-29: 25.6%
    • Age 30-39: 31.1%
    • Age 40-49: 36.1%
    • Age 50-59: 44.7%
    • Age 60-69: 64.1%
    • 70+: 66.9%
    • Total:41.4% 
  • Approximately 37% of Mesa County residents age 12 and older are fully vaccinated, meaning they have received both doses in a two-dose series, or a single dose vaccine. 
  • A Vaccine Dashboard is updated weekly on the MCPH website.

Vaccination Efforts

 

  • MCPH is continuing its partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to bring a Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Mesa County for a second time. 
    • The bus is offering first and second doses of the Pfizer and single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccines.
    • Vaccines are available at no-cost, without an appointment, and no ID or insurance is required. See the schedule here. 
  • Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic. People who are fully vaccinated can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic. Learn more about what you and your child or teen can do when you have been fully vaccinated
  • As you plan summertime activities, remember that full protection builds in the two weeks following your second dose (or after your first dose of a single dose vaccine).  Plan today to ensure the safest possible interactions this summer.
  • The Mesa County Community Vaccination Site (CVS) is located at the Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) building at 510 29 1/2 Rd.
    • Hours of operation are Wednesday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
    • Next-day appointments are available for COVID-19 vaccination, visit the MCPH website for vaccine scheduling links available in English and Spanish.
  • Children 12 years and older are able to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.
    • MCPH administers Pfizer vaccine Wednesdays and Saturdays. The scheduling website will only allow appointments for this age group on scheduled Pfizer days, and a parent or guardian must be present at the vaccine appointment.
  • If you are unable to complete scheduling online, call 970-248-6900. Press Option 7. Individuals who are more comfortable communicating in Spanish should call the Mesa County Public Health Spanish-language line at 970-255-3700.
  • The State of Colorado has set up a Vaccine Hotline, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with answers to general vaccine questions available in multiple languages. Call 1-877-CO-VAX-CO (1-877-268-2926).