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March 2, 2021 12:41 PM

Colorado to Receive Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

(March 2, 2021) Janssen Pharmaceuticals, owned by parent company Johnson and Johnson, has developed a single-dose vaccine for COVID-19 approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday for use in those 18 years of age and older.


Last night, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) confirmed that Colorado should receive its first allotments of Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine this week. The state expects 45,500 doses in the first order in time for Phase 1B.3 of vaccine eligibility. Of this allotment, San Miguel County Public Health is expected to receive 500 doses. The state mentioned that this order and its expected allocation are estimates until the doses have been received.

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