2,500 ‘Orphan Doses’ To Be Given At Dick’s Sporting Items Park – CBS Denver

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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”.

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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.

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