Phase 1

Winter 2021

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.

1B.1

Coloradans age 70+, moderate-risk health care workers, 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. (can now schedule their COVID-19 vaccine)

1B.2

Coloradans age 65-69, PK-12 educators and child care workers in licensed child care programs, and 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.
  • Members of the executive and judicial branches of state government (members of the legislative branch have already received access to the vaccine).
  • People age 65-69. (can now schedule their COVID-19 vaccine)

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1B.3 NOT ACTIVE AT THIS TIME

Frontline essential workers and people age 16-64 with two or more high risk conditions:

  • Frontline essential workers in food and agriculture, manufacturing, U.S. postal service, public transit and specialized transportation staff, grocery, public health, frontline essential human service workers, faith leaders, direct care providers for Coloradans experiencing homelessness, and essential frontline journalists.
  • People age 16-64 with two or more comorbidities as listed: Coloradans with 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, Down syndrome, specific heart conditions (heart failure, cardiomyopathies or coronary heart disease, and severe valvular/congenital heart disease), obesity (BMI of 30 or more), pregnancy, sickle cell disease, solid organ transplant, disabilities that prevent mask-wearing.

Phase 2

Spring 2021

People age 60-64, people with high risk conditions, and the continuation of operations for state government and continuity of local government:

  • People age 60 to 64.
  • People age 16 to 59 with with one comorbidity as listed: Coloradans with 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, Down syndrome, specific heart conditions (heart failure, cardiomyopathies or coronary heart disease, and severe valvular/congenital heart disease), obesity (BMI of 30 or more), pregnancy, sickle cell disease, solid organ transplant, disabilities that prevent mask-wearing.
  • Local continuity of local government defined as executives of those branches of government and a limited amount of essential support staff needed to provide for continuity of government.  
  • Continuation of operations for state government is defined as those individuals defined by continuity of operations plans that each agency holds to continue to provide services.
  • Adults who received a placebo during a COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial.

Phase 3

Summer 2021

General Public:

  • Anyone age 16-59 without high risk conditions.