COMMERCE CITY, Colorado (CBS4) – According to Centura Health, 2,500 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are available specifically for Coloradans who need their second Moderna shot. They call these shots “orphan cans”.
Officials say they are focusing on patients who received their first dose from another provider but need an appointment for their second dose.
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“Most vaccine providers do not have the workflow to administer a second dose vaccination for orphan conditions,” Centura Health officials said in a press release on Saturday.
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The cans will be available for purchase on April 29th at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City.
Centura Health offered these guidelines to interested patients:
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- Individuals interested in this event should have their first dose of the Moderna vaccine before April 2nd to be eligible.
- You can register at www.centura.org/vaccine using the Commerce City Drive-Up Event link. Then follow the link and instructions to sign up for “2nd Dose Only”.
- Patients should bring their vaccination card with them from the first dose to their appointment on Thursday.