What’s the plan to vaccinate La Plata County’s unhoused?

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What’s the plan to vaccinate La Plata County’s unhoused?

No preferential treatment given to homeless, but service providers can get shots
Beverly Moody, 69, a Purple Cliffs resident, said Thursday she’s undecided about whether she will get the COVID-19 vaccine. Public health officials and homeless advocates are working on a plan for how best to reach homeless residents once vaccines are more readily available.
Beverly Moody, a Purple Cliffs resident, said some people at the camp want to get the vaccine. Others don’t. She had concerns about the vaccine’s effects on underlying health conditions but is open to receiving it.
Residents at Purple Cliffs are a close group who mingle in close quarters daily and are at risk for the COVID-19 virus. Vaccinating the group is complicated. The state does not prioritize people based on their housing situation; rather, individuals are eligible for vaccines based on other criteria, such as age and pre-existing conditions.

What’s the plan to vaccinate La Plata County’s unhoused?

Beverly Moody, 69, a Purple Cliffs resident, said Thursday she’s undecided about whether she will get the COVID-19 vaccine. Public health officials and homeless advocates are working on a plan for how best to reach homeless residents once vaccines are more readily available.
Beverly Moody, a Purple Cliffs resident, said some people at the camp want to get the vaccine. Others don’t. She had concerns about the vaccine’s effects on underlying health conditions but is open to receiving it.
Residents at Purple Cliffs are a close group who mingle in close quarters daily and are at risk for the COVID-19 virus. Vaccinating the group is complicated. The state does not prioritize people based on their housing situation; rather, individuals are eligible for vaccines based on other criteria, such as age and pre-existing conditions.
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