Gov. Jared Polis Urges Everyone To Keep Their Appointments: 'We're Not Afraid Of A Little Cold!'By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– Due to this weekend’s frigid temperatures, the second dose drive up vaccinations at Coors Field will be moving indoors. The second dose clinic will be moving to the Bruce Schroffel Conference Center at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.

People arrive for Covid-19 vaccination at a drive through setup at Coors Field baseball stadium on January 30, 2021, in Denver, Colorado. – UCHealth, the organizer and Colorado’s largest healthcare provider, has set the goal of vaccinating 10,000 people over the weekend. (Photo: CHET STRANGE/AFP via Getty Images)

Those with appointments will be notified of the change. People are asked to park in any of the parking lots near the Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2 in order to arrive at their regularly scheduled appointment time. Anyone with mobility challenges may be dropped off at the main hospital entrance where extra staff will be waiting with wheelchairs, if needed.

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The conference center at UCH can accommodate more than 2,500 patients per day. The second dose event scheduled for Feb. 20-21 remains at Coors Field.

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Meantime, Gov. Jared Polis is encouraging those with drive-up appointments to keep them as scheduled, despite the single-digit temperatures forecast for the weekend. He said it would be different if there were blizzard conditions in the forecast.

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“Please show up for your assigned time and get vaccinated. It’s very important that we don’t allow Mother Nature slow our progress against the pandemic. We in Colorado are not afraid of a little cold!” said Polis.

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said some public health agencies may choose to make alternative arrangements depending on the weather and their policies.

Jennifer McRae