Seniors Aged 70 and Older
If you are age 70 and up, check out the links below for more information on how you can get vaccinated and protected from the deadly virus soon. All COVID vaccines are free and no copay.
UCHealth is using My Health Connection, their online patient portal, to communicate with patients. If you do not have an active My Health Connection account or are new to UCHealth, sign up to be placed on a list to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it is available for your age, according to the state’s plan. Visit their website, UCHealth.org/covidvaccine, for more information.
They are currently working to contact and make appointments with patients age 70 and over who currently receive care at a Denver Health facility or have received care in the past three years. Invitations are now being sent by MyChart to schedule these vaccinations. Tickets to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations for patients 70 or over are being generated in a phased fashion. For those with MyChart accounts or willing to sign-up for one, this will be a much quicker process for scheduling your vaccination. Instructions to create a MyChart account are at DenverHealth.org/MyChart. Visit DenverHealth.org/Coronavirus for more information.
If you are a Centura Health patient, you will receive an invitation when it is your time to receive the vaccine through MyCenturaHealth, their patient portal. These invitations will be sent based on the state tiering system, starting with patients age 70 and over. An appointment is required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and walk-ins cannot be accommodated. If you are currently not a patient you can go to www.centura.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine-information to get added to their vaccination list.
Banner Health Center Summit View in Weld County
Banner Health Center at Lady Moon in Larimer County
Banner Family Medicine-Brush in Morgan County
Banner Health Family Care Clinic in Logan County
Please take the survey linked above to determine if you are eligible to receive the vaccine. Please schedule your appointment online as the Banner Health System is receiving a high number of requests for appointments.
For Kaiser Permanente members 70+ (and others in eligible 1A and 1B categories) visit Kaiser Permanente’s vaccine webpage at kp.org/covidvaccine to complete the “COVID-19 vaccine sign up.” Upon providing your information to them, you will be placed on a first-come, first-served wait list for the vaccine based on your eligibility.
Visit Vail Health’s website at VailHealth.org/Covid-19/Vaccines to make an appointment and see their clinic schedule.
Boulder Community Health
All vaccination notification and scheduling will be done through the MyBCH patient portal. The quickest and most efficient way to schedule a vaccination from Boulder Community Health is to use a MyBCH account. If you already have a MyBCH account, you should check that your personal information is up to date.
If you need to set up an account, you can do that at Boulder Community Health’s website. You do not need to be a current BCH patient to establish a MyBCH account. General questions about setting up the account should be sent to this email: MyBCH@bch.org.
At this point, HealthONE hospitals (The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital and Swedish Medical Center) only have enough vaccine for their colleagues, physicians and their staff members, and other providers in the community. They are currently providing first and second dose vaccinations to those groups with the limited number of resources they’ve received.
HealthONE will soon begin contacting patients age 70 and older. These communications will be consistent with the state of Colorado tiering system and based upon vaccine availability. Because of our limited supply of vaccines, we are asking that individuals wait to be contacted by us rather than come to our facilities looking to be vaccinated without an appointment. Please check HealthONE’s website for updated details.
SCL Health is currently contacting patients age 70 and older who are currently receiving care at a SCL Health facility. Information is being emailed to these patients guiding them to use the MyChart online patient portal to make a vaccination appointment. These invitations are being sent in a phased fashion based on the state tiering system.
Individuals interested in receiving the vaccine should consider creating an SCL Health MyChart account for the fastest, easiest experience. Visit MyChart.SCLHealth.org to create an account and schedule an appointment if you are eligible and one is available or download the SCL Health MyChart app.
An appointment is REQUIRED to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a SCL Health facility — walk up vaccinations ARE NOT available. If you are 70 and older and would like more information about registering for COVID-19 vaccination at a SCL Health facility, log on to SCL Health’s website or call or call 303-812-2051 for details.
Gunnison County is scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for people in phase 1A and seniors age 70 and older. Individuals in these groups can register through their COVID-19 Vaccination Interest Form. Gunnison County will notify people via email, text message, or phone call when the vaccine is available for them.
Salud is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) operating 13 clinic locations across our state. They focus on low-income, medically underserved populations as well as the migrant and seasonal farmworker population. They are providing vaccines. To sign up go to their website, SaludClinic.org/Covid-Vaccine.
Assisted Living Care Workers, Non-Medical Home Care Workers, and Hospice Workers
Colorado Gerontological Society (CGS) and Centura Health (Centura) are working together to assist direct and indirect care workers to be vaccinated between the end of January and late summer.
The vaccines are free to workers. Workers will have to sign an agreement to receive the vaccines and report any side effects they may experience after they leave the clinic setting.
The first outreach will be to direct care workers, housekeeping, laundry, activities and kitchen workers. The later outreach will be open to those who work in the industry, but do not have contact with residents in 15 minute continuous block times several times a day.
Steps to Follow
- Fill out the interest form here.
- CGS will share the information with Centura.
- Once the vaccines are available at a Centura site, you will be notified by email. Note: If email is no longer available, you will not be pursued.
- Get the vaccine.
- Note: You will not have a choice of vaccines. The vaccine you receive is based on what the State of Colorado was able to procure and distribute to Centura. You must be able to travel to the Centura site. You will be matched to a local Centura site based on your zip code. You are asked to complete the second dose at the same Centura site.
- After getting the vaccines, you need to share the vaccination card with your employer for Human Resources and public health documentation.
- Note: Maintaining the vaccination card is your responsibility. If you get vaccinated in another setting, you will not be given a second vaccine.
Colorado Gerontological Society’s Role
CGS is a conduit and not taking any medical or nursing responsibilities for the vaccine or the process. CGS is willing to share information websites that are public with any employers and staff. The websites are informative and help workers understand the rationale and process.
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