Thornton Fire Department in coordination with Tri-County Health Department (TCHD), City and County of Broomfield, and North Suburban Medical Center, are working a local vaccine distribution plan. Vaccine supply continues to be very limited, with allocation distributed on a weekly basis, many times the amount of doses being recieved is not known well in advance.
Thornton Fire Department currently receives small shipments of the vaccine from TCHD and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and is hoping for future shipments on a regular basis. Thornton Fire operates a drive-thru vaccination clinic at the Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center, 11151 Colorado Boulevard.
To receive a vaccine you will be required to pre-register for an appointment before arriving at the site. Unfortunately due to the uncertainty and potential delays in delivery of new vaccines, the scheduled clinic days and pre-registration slots per day will vary each week until vaccine delivery becomes more reliable. Each week the new schedule will be posted and the sign-up will be made available to residents.
We ask for your patience and understanding during this process as we work with our partners to get vaccines out as quickly and as safely as we can!
THORNTON FIRE IS CURRENTLY VACCINATING:
The Thornton Fire Department is hosting a vaccination clinic for 1st doses on:
To Register Click HERE
- Tuesday, May 11 (Johnson and Johnson)
If you are currently eligible for the limited supply of vaccines. Individuals are required to pre-register for an appointment. Individuals who are not eligible, or arrive without pre-registering will be turned away. See below for registration information. Please bring proof of age to help us confirm your eligibility. We do not offer a wait list and factor in cancellations and no shows into the daily draw.
Visit Colorado Vaccination Phases to find out if you are eligible for a vaccine.
Please Read Carefully:
Each individual signing up will need to register separately in their own name. A separate email address is required for each household member, the same email address cannot be reused for other individuals.
If you did NOT receive a confirmation, you are NOT registered.
We reserve the right to remove duplicate appointments without notice
Disclaimers and Medical Recommendations:
Residents with pre-existing conditions and/or previous severe or anaphylatic allergic reaction to vaccinations will be directed to get their vaccine through their primary doctor or through the clinic at North Suburban Medical Center.
Per CDC Clinical Guidelines, mRNA COVID-19 vaccines should be administered alone, with a minimum interval of 14 days before or after administration of any other vaccine (Flu, MMR, Pertussis, Pneumonia, Tetanus, HPV, etc.).
These vaccines do not contain SARS-CoV-2 and cannot give you COVID-19*
Directions and Instructions:
Our standard location is a drive-thru clinic, please do not get out of your vehicle. Enter Carpenter Recreation Center at 110th and Colorado Boulevard and follow the signs and cones. Do not enter at 112th Avenue. Please check the sign-up for any location changes, we also perform walk-up clinics at the Adams 12 School District building.
Please be sure everyone is wearing a mask or facial covering.
I've Registered and Have Some Questions:
I didn't receive a confirmation. Please check your junk and spam email folders, often times the confirmation email will land there. If you have a spam filter, please add the Sign Up Genius to your approved list of emails. It may also be that you entered your email address incorrectly. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to verify you are registered. We ask that you do not register multiple times.
I registered multiple times and only need one appointment. Please email email@example.com immediately so we can delete the duplicate appointment(s). We do reserve the right to remove duplicate appointments without notice.
When do I receive my 2nd dose? At your 1st dose appointment you will receive information on how to schedule your 2nd dose appointment.
My reminder came back with another name listed. Your email is registered on the sign up genius using the name that was listed on the reminder email. If your confirmation came back with your name, you are formally registered.
HOW TO CANCEL:
If you need to cancel your registration, we first ask that you attempt to cancel by using the edit my sign up feature on your confirmation or directly on Sign Up Genius. If you are unable to cancel online please call and leave a message at 720-484-0608. Please include your first and last name and the date of your appointment. This is a message line only.
We ask that you do not contact this phone number if you are not cancelling an appointment.
The Thornton Fire Department is utilizing a wait list to assist with filling no shows and cancellations that may occur throughout the day. You must still meet the current phase requirements and be able to arrive within 30-minutes of the clinic location. Do NOT sign up if your location is further than 30 minutes drive time.
We may call, email or text you with availability. Please be able to respond to one of these methods. If you do not respond within 15 minutes, you will be removed from the list and we will proceed to the next person.
We ask that you do not sign up if you are already scheduled for a vaccination at another location and you remove your sign up if you should receive a vaccination after registering.
To Sign-up for the wait list click HERE.
2ND DOSE INFORMATION:
If you received your 1st vaccination from Thornton Fire Department, we will contact you through email or phone, if you do not have an email, with instructions on how to sign-up. Please be patient with us as we work to secure 2nd dose vaccines. Appointment information will come approximately 3-5 days before your 2nd dose is due. We will work to get them scheduled on or as close as possible after your 2nd vaccination due date.
For those that received their vaccination on:
March 31 (Moderna): Emails were sent out on Sunday, April 25 with instructions on how to Sign up for your 2nd dose date scheduled for Wednesday, April 28. If you did not get an email, please contact us at COVID19firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not have an email, we will be contacting you by phone.
April 1 (Pfizer): Emails were sent out on Monday, April 19 with instructions on how to Sign up for your 2nd dose date scheduled for Saturday, April 24. If you did not get an email, please contact us at COVID19email@example.com. If you do not have an email, we will be contacting you by phone.gistered.
April 3 (Pfizer): Emails were sent out on Monday, April 19 with instructions on how to Sign up for your 2nd dose date scheduled for Saturday, April 24 (indoor) and/or Monday, April 26 (drive-up). If you did not get an email, please contact us at COVID19firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not have an email, we will be contacting you by phone.
April 7 (Pfizer): Emails were sent out on Sunday, April 25 with instructions on how to Sign up for your 2nd dose date scheduled for Thursday, April 29. If you did not get an email, please contact us at COVID19email@example.com. If you do not have an email, we will be contacting you by phone.
Aprl 8 and 9 (Moderna): Emails were sent out on Monday, May 3 with instructions on how to Sign up for your 2nd dose date scheduled for Friday, May 7. If you did not get an email, please contact us at COVID19firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not have an email, we will be contacting you by phone.
April 13 (Pfizer): Emails were sent out on Friday, April 30 with instructions on how to Sign up for your 2nd dose date scheduled for Wednesday, May 5. If you did not get an email, please contact us at COVID19email@example.com. If you do not have an email, we will be contacting you by phone.
April 17(Pfizer): Emails were sent out on May 4 with instructions on how to Sign up for your 2nd dose date scheduled for Saturday, May 8. If you did not get an email, please contact us at COVID19firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not have an email, we will be contacting you by phone.
Pfizer - 21 day cycle Moderna - 28 day cycle
Again, thank you for your patience as we work through allocation with our local and State partners.
For general inquiries, please call 720-872-6001 or email COVID19email@example.com. It may take up to two weeks to respond. Please be patient as we work with our partners to get vaccines distributed.
VACCINATION CARDS & STATE IMMUNIZATION RECORDS:
I misplaced my card - If you misplaced your card or have an error with your name or DOB, we can help at your second appointment. No need to contact us prior to your appointment. It is highly suggested you take a picture of your vaccination card for your records. If you have misplaced your vaccination card after the second dose or you need an official immunization record please contact the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS).
It doesn't show my dose in the CIIS - If a dose does not appear on your immunization record you can send a picture of your cards to the CIIS Helpdesk for assistance updating your records.
I need an official immunization card for travel - please contact the Colorado Immunization Information System
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment launched a new call center for the public to ask questions specifically about the COVID-19 vaccine. The new toll-free number is 1-877-CO VAX CO (1-877-268-2926).
Medicaid members are can schedule free rides
to and from COVID-19 vaccine appointments through HCPF’s Non-Emergency
Medical Transportation (NEMT) program. Schedule a ride here.
TCHD vaccine webpage: https://www.tchd.org/COVIDVaccine
CDPHE Vaccine websites: https://covid19.colorado.gov/vaccine (scroll down to bottom of vaccine page for the most up-to-date prioritization list), https://covid19.colorado.gov/vaccine-for-coloradans, https://covid19.colorado.gov/vaccine-faq
For the most up to date information regarding the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Overview and Safety Per CDC - If you got this vaccine, seek medical care urgently if you develop any of the following symptoms:
- severe headache,
- new neurologic symptoms,
- severe abdominal pain,
- shortness of breath,
- leg swelling,
- tiny red spots on the skin (petechiae), or
- new or easy bruising
If you are unable to get a vaccine scheduled with Thornton Fire Department please contact your Primary Care Physician or Find out where you can get vaccinated here
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