Governor Polis visits a childhood vaccination clinic

AURORA, Colo. – Governor Jared Polis joined Dr. David Brumbaugh, Chief Medical Officer of Colorado Children’s Hospital, to visit children at Colorado Children’s Hospital in Aurora as they received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in a clinic for children ages 5-11.

The Governor was on hand to encourage Colorado’s youngest to get vaccinated and to congratulate those who got vaccinated.

“It was great to see some of our younger Coloradans protect themselves from this virus and to know that we are so much closer to ending the pandemic,” Governor Polis said. “As the father of two children who will receive their vaccines tomorrow, I know the relief and joy that other parents felt today. I want to thank all the kids who had a chance to step up to help Colorado. »

David Brumbaugh, MD, Chief Medical Officer, said, “By vaccinating the 5-11 age group, we are one step closer to ending this pandemic. We encourage everyone to learn about COVID-19 vaccines and get vaccinated as soon as they can, and we look forward to helping vaccinate children in our community.

Children’s Colorado will continue to host CDPHE vaccination clinics at locations in Aurora, Broomfield, Colorado Springs and Highlands Ranch.

Learn more vaccination clinics for children from 5 to 11 years old here.