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Covid-19 Information



Covid-19, Flu, RSV, and other vaccines are currently available at pharmacies, including the Walgreens in Evergreen and the Safeway in Idaho Springs. King Soupers in Evergreen


Gilpin Public Health will have them available at no charge, but not for another 3-5 weeks. We are waiting for the exact dates from the state health department and will widely publicize those dates as soon as we have them. There is no charge for most vaccines for people with Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance. The exception is Kaiser, which requires you to go to one of their locations. If transportation or finances are a concern for you to receive a vaccine, please contact Gilpin County Public Health and we will do our best to assist you. 303-582-5803


Please discuss this with your health care provider. For Flu, there is a new high-dose version that is recommended for people over 65. Here are the CDC’s recommendations on that: For Covid-19, the CDC recommends getting the new, 2023-2023 updated Covid-19 vaccines, at least 2 months after getting the last does of any Covid-19 vaccines. Here is more detailed information from the CDC


Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Most people recover in a week or two, but RSV can be serious. Infants and older adults are more likely to develop severe RSV and need hospitalization. Vaccines are available to protect older adults from severe RSV. Preventive options are available to protect infants and young children from severe RSV.

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