March 15th, 2021: COVID-19 vaccine: Phase 1B.4 to open March 21

In a press conference on Friday, March 12th, Governor Jared Polis announced that people eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1B.4 will have access beginning March 21st. It was also announced that the timeline for the general public to receive their vaccine has been moved up, which can now be estimated to begin in late April, early May.

Phase 1B.4 will include:

  • People 50 and older
  • Student-facing higher education faculty and staff
  • Frontline essential workers in food/restaurant services, manufacturing, U.S. Postal Service, public transit and specialized transportation, public health and human services
  • Faith leaders
  • Frontline essential direct care providers for people experiencing homelessness
  • Frontline essential journalists
  • Continuity of local government
  • Continuation of operations for state government
  • Adults who received a placebo during a COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial
  • People 16-49 with one high-risk health condition


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