COVID-19 Vaccine Position Statement
The development, deployment, administration and acceptance of a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine will be critical to halting the devastating effects of the pandemic. It also will be essential to re-building the economy, ensuring safe workplaces, schools, and communities, and lifting the undue burden the disease has placed on communities already impacted by structural health disparities resulting from systemic racism and discrimination. The impact of a COVID-19 vaccine will confirm our knowledge that immunizations are the greatest public health achievement of the 20th and 21st centuries. With regard to COVID-19 vaccine development, deployment and acceptance, Immunize Colorado has adopted a board-approved set of positions and looks forward to working with local, state and national partners to ensure they become reality. For Immunize Colorado’s broader policy priorities beyond the vaccine for COVID-19, view our 2021 Policy Priorities.
Immunize Colorado's Position Statement: The Development, Allocation, Administration and Acceptance of a COVID-19 Vaccine outlines a set of positions related to the following core pillars: