As of 8/31/2022, the FDA has amended the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for both Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. The monovalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (original vaccines) are NO LONGER authorized as booster doses for individuals 12 years of age and older. All booster doses for Pfizer and Moderna clients will now be with the newly authorized bivalent formulations of these vaccines (per pending approval by ACIP and CDC).
Teller County Public Health & Environment is now offering COVID-19 vaccine clinic appointments (subject to vaccine availability) for :
Individuals 50 years and older seeking the recently approved 2nd COVID-19 booster vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer); recommended 4 months after the 1st booster dose.
Individuals 5-11 years old seeking the recently approved 1st COVID-19 booster vaccine (Pfizer); recommended 5 months after completion of the primary series (2 doses)
Individuals 12 years of age and older who are moderately to severely Immunocompromised (i.e. current cancer or cancer treatment, HIV, etc.) are also eligible for the 2nd booster dose.
Individuals seeking the COVID-19 primary series doses (Moderna or Pfizer) or 1st booster doses (everyone 5 years old old and older).
Individuals 6 months to 4 or 5 years of age seeking the COVID-19 primary series of Pfizer (6 months to 4 years) or Moderna (6 months to 5 years).
Click here for complete details on booster doses for those 50 and older and immunocompromised individuals.
Unsure if you are eligible for a booster dose? Click here for CDPHE's "COVID-19 Vaccine Follow-up Dose Calculator"
Appointments are available on the "Vaccine Scheduling" tab above. Clinics for 6 months to 4 or 5 years old are shown in maroon. Most local pharmacies also provide vaccines, subject to availability and age.
COVID-19 Testing Update
Just a friendly reminder that the MAKO Community Testing Site in Cripple Creek has officially CLOSED as of 6/30/2022.
Community PCR Testing is available in El Paso County at the Citadel Mall located at 680 Citadel Dr. E. Colorado Springs, CO 80909 or in Fremont County at the Canon City Community Building, 201 N. 6th Street, Canon City, CO 81212.
Other community testing sides remain open throughout the state. Click here for information on sites that remain open.
Call your primary care provider or local pharmacy for other testing options and/or availability.
Teller County COVID-19 Cases: 7/12/2022
New Cases Since 7/11/2022
Number Of Deaths
Contact Tracing Update
Teller County Public Health & Environment receives reports of positive COVID-19 tests in Teller County residents.
If you are a confirmed COVID-19 case (test positive), you may be contacted for a phone interview. Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 are infectious and are required to isolate.
Teller County Public Health & Environment recommends that confirmed positive individuals reach out to their close contacts to inform them of their potential exposure to COVID-19 with directions to quarantine.