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Peak Vista Vaccine Clinic at Jet Wing Location
Peak Vista Vaccine Clinic at Jet Wing Location
CORRECTION*****New time****News Photo/Interview Opportunity -- 9:00- 10 a.m - Friday, February 19, 2021 Peak Vista Community Health Centers Hosts COVID-19 Equity Vaccine Clinic (Photo) - 02/18/21

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*****New time****News Photo/Interview Opportunity – Friday, February 19, 2021

Peak Vista Community Health Centers Hosts COVID-19 Equity Vaccine Clinic

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Peak Vista is hosting an Equity Vaccine Clinic to reach communities of color at its Health Center at Jet Wing location, Friday, Feb. 19.

 Media Interview | Photo | Video Opportunity – Peak Vista

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When: 9:00- 10 a.m., Friday, February 19, 2021

Where: Peak Vista’s Health Center at Jet Wing, 1815 Jet Wing Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80916

 Who: 9:00-9:30 a.m.- Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Yolanda Avila

9:30-10 a.m.- Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers

 

“Peak Vista’s mission is to provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers,” said senior vice president of medical services, Dr. Joel Tanaka. Peak Vista has been committed to equity since 1971, offering education and programs to help overcome access barriers to health care, such as cost, transportation, and so on. “We don’t want to leave anyone behind in our efforts to vaccinate our community,” concluded Dr. Tanaka. 

The vaccine clinic will be held at Peak Vista’s Health Center at Jet Wing on:

·         Friday, February 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

·         Saturday, February 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The State provided vaccines for these events and community partners are reaching out to eligible individuals who identify as Black, Hispanic, or Latino. These individuals are encouraged to participate. An appointment is required for vaccination. An ID is not required. Many individuals staffing the clinics are bilingual and all materials are available in English and Spanish. Silver Key is Providing transportation for individuals who need a ride to the clinic and reservations can be made by calling 719-884-2300.

 About Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a nonprofit organization providing exceptional health care to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education. Celebrating 50 years of community health service, Peak Vista offers primary medical, integrated behavioral health and dental care services. We proudly serve over 93,000 patients annually through 28 outpatient centers in Colorado’s Pikes Peak and East Central regions. To learn more about Peak Vista, visit www.peakvista.org.

 

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