If you've been waiting for your chance to get the COVID-19 vaccine here in Mesa County is sounds like your wait is finally over. As we are hearing from KKCO that the general public is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, this means anyone who is a Colorado citizen and over the age of 16-years-old can get registered for the shot. This officially puts us in what is being called Phase 2, and it's started much earlier than many people expected.

Colorado is only the fourth state to open vaccine registration for all residents behind Alaska, Connecticut, and Mississippi who started these same efforts last week. But Mesa County is the first county in Colorado to open up vaccination availability to any resident within the state.

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This means that the Grand Junction Convention Center will now get double the amount of vaccines, which means they could start injecting 6,000 doses of the vaccine each day.

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How Do You Sign Up to Receive the Vaccine at the Grand Junction Convention Center?

The process is easy, you can register online through Mesa County Public Health by visiting their website here, or if you would feel more comfortable giving them a call to get your vaccine appointment you can reach out to them at 970-248-6900.

Mesa County Public Health also says that if things keep moving in this direction Mesa County could be fully reopened again by the middle of April. Won't it be nice to have restaurants and concerts back at 100% capacity!

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