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COVID-19 Vaccine

HRRMC is hosting a Pfizer first-dose vaccine clinic on Friday, April 16 from 9a.m. - 1 p.m. This will take place at Longfellow Elementary School, located at 425 W. 7th St. in Salida.

Register here: https://www.comassvax.org/reg/2012477569

Eligibility

Colorado is in Phase 2 of CDPHE's vaccination distribution plan. This means the general public is now eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations. Anyone aged 16 and older can sign up via the registration link above.

Please see CDPHE's most recent vaccine distribution plan below.

HRRMC vaccine clinic location

HRRMC will host clinics moving forward at Longfellow Elementary School, located at 425 W 7th St., Salida, CO 81201.

The clinic itself will take place inside the main building. Please park in the areas indicated in yellow on the map below. There is a parking lot, as well as street parking along 8th St. You will then enter through the main entrance of the school.

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Second dose vaccine clinic information

If you received a first dose COVID-19 vaccine through HRRMC, and are due for your second dose soon, please read the following information carefully.

  • Vaccination Record Card: You received a COVID-19 vaccination record card at the time of your first dose. The return date for your second dose is located on the back of this card. Please bring this card back with you for your second dose.
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If you lost your vaccination record card, please e-mail or call our Medical Records department for a copy of your vaccination consent form from your first dose vaccination. Medical Records can e-mail or mail this to you, or you can come pick this up at the hospital.
E-mail: medrecrequests@hrrmc.net | Phone: (719) 530-2285
  • Second-dose schedule: If you signed up for your first dose using HRRMC's online scheduler, you will receive a link to sign up for your second dose at the time of your first dose appointment.
  • Location: You will return to the same location where you received your first dose.
  • Second dose completions from other locations: If you received a first dose at another location, and cannot return there for your second dose, we have several appointments available to help community members receive their second dose through HRRMC. Please sign up here if you fall into this category. Our next second dose clinic will be Friday, March 5.

Consent forms

All paperwork has moved completely online. You will fill out all consent forms within the registration process itself.

Questions? Please email us:

covid.schedule@hrrmc.net

Please note that you will not be responsible for any out-of-pocket costs. However, per the consent to treat form, we will bill your insurance for the administration cost of the vaccine - there is no cost for the vaccine itself.

Immunization Registration Notice: Your/your child’s shot information is being entered into the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS), a confidential, secure, statewide immunization registry. You may choose to exclude your/your child’s shot information from CIIS at any time. Please check these resources for further information if needed.

CDPHE Vaccine Questions

For all questions about the vaccine, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has launched a phone number with dedicated specialists to answer any questions you may have about the vaccine itself:

1-877-CO-VAX-CO (1-877-268-2926)

Fact Sheets

Depending on the type of vaccine you receive, please see the following fact sheets that explain what to expect when you are vaccinated from the FDA.

Moderna Fact Sheet

Pfizer Fact Sheet

Johnson & Johnson Fact Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

The FAQ sheet below highlights some frequently-asked questions about the vaccine, with answers based on guidance from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

HRRMC Pharmacy's Mark Ceglowski answered some of the most commonly-asked COVID-19 vaccine-related questions HRRMC has received. Listen below for answers to some of those frequently-asked questions.

Who should get vaccinated for COVID-19? If I've already had the virus, should I also get vaccinated? Listen to the answer below:

When will I be eligible to get vaccinated? Listen to the answer below:

How was a vaccine developed so quickly? Is it safe? Listen to the answer below:

How did the process for vaccine approvals occur? How is HRRMC making decisions on vaccine distributions?

Will there be a cost for me to get vaccinated?

We ask for your patience and continued support as our community and our country enter this new phase of the fight against the pandemic. HRRMC does not definitively know what shipments of vaccines will look like in the future, or how many we may receive on any given week.