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Latest Local Information on the Coronavirus Vaccine

Vaccine Call Center: 303-415-7777 Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Vaccine Clinic at BCH is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Della Cava Medical Pavilion (4801 Riverbend Road in Boulder).

COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Age 12-17

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COVID-19 Vaccine Info

Update: September 30, 2021

COVID-19 Booster Shots

COVID-19 booster doses are now available for some individuals who completed the Pfizer two-dose vaccine series at least 6 months ago. Booster shots are not yet available for those who received the Moderna or J&J vaccine.

People 18 and older who have a moderately or severely compromised immune system may schedule an appointment for an additional COVID vaccine dose (third dose). The third dose should be given at least 28 days after the second dose.

Pfizer Booster Shots Are Available for these Groups

  • Individuals age 65 or older
  • Individuals age 18 to 64 at high risk for occupational or institutional exposure to COVID-19. Examples include:
    • First responders (Healthcare workers (frontline and non-frontline), firefighters, police, SNF staff)
    • Education staff (teachers, support staff, day care workers)
    • Caregiver of a frail or immunocompromised person
    • Live in congregate setting (shelter, correctional facility, LTCF)
    • Work in an environment which requires you to work within 6 feet of others
    • Manufacturing workers
    • Corrections workers
    • US Postal Service workers
    • Public transit workers
    • Grocery store workers
  • Individuals age 18-64 who have an underlying health condition that puts you at high risk for severe COVID-19. Examples of underlying health conditions include:
    • Cancer
    • Cerebrovascular disease (stroke)
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • Heart conditions (heart failure, coronary artery disease)
    • Obesity (BMI >30)
    • Pregnancy or recent pregnancy (gave birth in last 42 days)
    • Smoking, current or former
    • Diabetes
    • HIV
    • Liver disease
    • Sickle cell disease or thalassemia
    • Substance use disorders
    • Dementia
    • Other chronic neurologic disorders
    • Down syndrome
  • Individuals that live in a long-term care facility

To determine if you are eligible and to schedule a Pfizer booster shot, login to your MyBCH or call our COVID Vaccine Clinic scheduling number at 303-415-7777.

Third Doses for Immunocompromised Individuals

People 18 and older who have a moderately or severely compromised immune system may schedule an appointment for an additional COVID vaccine dose (third dose). The third dose should be given at least 28 days after the second dose.

Individuals may be immunocompromised due to:

  • Solid organ transplant and taking immune suppressing therapy
  • Bone marrow transplantation or stem cell transplant and taking immune suppressing therapy
  • Primary immune deficiency disorders
  • Advanced or untreated HIV
  • Chemotherapy or other immunotherapy for cancer, some therapies for rheumatologic disorders, or long-term prednisone use >20mg and your doctor advised you to get a 3rd vaccine.

The CDC recommends that eligible individuals receive an additional dose of the same vaccine that they originally received. At this time, the CDC’s recommendation only applies to recipients of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. We are awaiting additional guidance related to the J&J vaccine.

To determine if you are eligible and to schedule a third-dose appointment, login to your MyBCH or call our COVID Vaccine Clinic scheduling number at 303-415-7777.

    Video: BCH Infectious Disease Specialists Review COVID-19 Vaccine

    There’s intense interest in understanding more about the COVID vaccines. We encourage you to watch a thorough and valuable presentation from Dr. Mark King and Dr. Amie Meditz of BCH’s Beacon Center for Infectious Diseases. The presentation — below — includes information on how the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines work, side effects, and much more.

    While the vaccine rollout is a vital step in our fight against COVID-19, it’s important to remember that mask-wearing and social distancing continue to be critical components in this fight.

    Important Information

    Boulder Community Health is following current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that call for patients and visitors to continue wearing masks at Foothills Hospital and all BCH patient-care facilities.

    People 12 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. For updated Vaccine Clinic hours and general vaccine info, please visit our vaccine page.