Colorado COVID-19 Vaccine Current Eligibility

Effective March 5th, 2021, per Governor Polis’ office the groups below are eligible to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine. If you are eligible, click here to schedule your appointment today.

PHASE 1A
Highest-risk health care workers and individuals:• People who have direct contact with COVID-19 patients for 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period.  • Long-term care facility staff and residents.
PHASE 1B.1
Coloradans age 70+, moderate-risk health care workers, and first  responders:• Health care workers with less direct contact with COVID-19 patients (e.g. home health,  hospice, pharmacy, dental, etc.) and EMS.  

• Firefighters, police, COVID-19 response personnel, correctional workers, and funeral services. • People age 70 and older.

PHASE 1B.2
Coloradans ages 65-69, pre-K-12 educators and child care workers in  licensed child care programs, and continuity of state government: • Child care workers in licensed child care programs, teachers (full-time and substitutes), bus, food, counselors,  administrative, safety and other support services offered inside the school.  

• Select members of the Executive and Judicial branches of state government. *note: members of the legislative  branch have already received access to the vaccine. 

• People ages 65-69. 

PHASE 1B.3
People age 60 and older
Frontline essential workers in grocery and agriculture:• The intent of this classification is to prioritize current workers who cannot maintain physical distance from  others at their place of employment, who work in close contact with many people, especially indoors, and  in places with poor ventilation including meatpacking workers; grocery store workers; and agricultural  processing workers. 

People 16-59 with 2 or more high risk conditions:  

• The intent of this classification is to vaccinate Coloradans who have a high risk of severe outcomes from  COVID-19. This includes Coloradans with two or more of the following: Cancer (defined as patients who are  currently receiving treatment or have received treatment within the last month for cancer), chronic kidney  disease, COPD, diabetes mellitus (types 1 and 2), Down syndrome, specific heart conditions (heart failure,  cardiomyopathies or coronary heart disease, and severe valvular/congenital heart disease), obesity (BMI ≥  30kg/m^2), pregnancy, sickle cell disease, solid organ transplant, individuals with disabilities who require  direct care in their home, and people with disabilities that prevent them from wearing masks.

If you are NOT currently eligible but would like the vaccine when it is opened up for your group, please complete our Patient Vaccine Request Form at www.swhealth.org/covid-19info/. This ensures that the moment any guidelines or protocols are expanded, we can get in touch with you immediately. The criteria for vaccine distribution and supply is fluid and we are constantly adjusting as new levels of eligibility are updated by CDPHE/Gov. Polis’ office.