Press Release

Colorado Joint Vaccine Task Force advises providers to take every opportunity to vaccinate every eligible person

To ensure all Coloradans have every opportunity to be fully vaccinated, the Colorado Joint Vaccine Task Force is joining the CDC in new guidance that advises that providers should not miss any opportunity to vaccinate every eligible person who requests a COVID-19 vaccination.

As more Coloradans are vaccinated, modeling projects infections and hospitalization numbers will continue to go down if current level of transmission control is maintained

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado School of Public Health released an updated statewide modeling report on the state’s SARS-CoV-2 epidemic. Currently, 1 in 81 Coloradans are estimated to be infected.

North Central Region Healthcare Coalition and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment launch COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Survey

The North Central Region Healthcare Coalition (NCRHC) and the Healthcare Worker Resilience and Retention Initiative at CDPHE have launched a statewide COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Survey. The survey aims to identify gaps in resources or services for anyone who is supporting or has supported the COVID-19 response in Colorado.

Colorado resumes use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to help end the pandemic

REMOTE, (April 23, 2021): In response to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcement that providers should resume using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado Joint Vaccine Task Force are alerting providers they can proceed with using the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine immediately.