Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccine Now
Denver Health is offering free COVID-19 vaccinations on our main campus and at several health centers in the Denver metro area. Walk-in appointments are also available on select days and locations through our Mobile Health Center. Anyone ages 12-17 must register for a Pfizer vaccine appointment. All adults 18 and over can sign up for any available vaccine appointment or type. For more details on State vaccination guidelines, please visit COCovidVaccine.org.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Your Appointment and Visit at Denver Health
Currently, all Coloradans aged 12 and over are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. The FDA issued full approval for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adults 16+, meaning it is now only under the Emergency Use Authorization for teens (12-15).
The Covid-19 vaccine is free – no out of pocket costs or co-pays will be collected. However, a patient’s insurance may be billed the administration fee for the vaccination. Please note, that current insurance information, if not up to date in your MyChart account, will be collected and your insurance may be billed accordingly.
Vaccine Documents & Resources
- Learn More about COVID-19 vaccines in our Vaccine FAQ
- Denver Health Campus Vaccination locations map
Coronavirus Testing at Denver Health
To help protect our patients, staff and community while following city and state guidelines, Denver Health tests all patients who are admitted to the hospital for COVID-19.
For all non-hospitalized patients, COVID-19 testing is available by appointment. COVID-19 testing is free – no out-of-pocket costs or co-pays will be collected. However, a patient’s insurance may be billed. Please note that current insurance information, if not up to date in your MyChart account, will be collected and your insurance may be billed accordingly.
What can I do to prevent COVID-19?
There are several steps you can take to minimize your exposure to COVID-19:
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. It may be possible to get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes.
- Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue. Then throw the tissue in the trash. Use your inner elbow if tissues aren’t available.
- Stay home if you’re sick, and keep your children home if they are sick. Clean all “high-touch” surfaces in your home every day with household disinfectant that has an “EPA Approved” label. This includes doorknobs, tables, countertops, and personal items such as cell phones.
- Wear a mask and practice social distancing in public spaces.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Most patients with COVID-19 have mild symptoms similar to the common cold or flu. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure and can include:
- Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, muscle aches, generalized fatigue, Loss of taste and/or smell.
- Visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website for additional symptoms.
What should I do if I have COVID-19 symptoms?
If believe you might have COVID-19, call the Denver Health NurseLine at 303-739-1211. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 directly.
You may also contact your primary care provider through your MyChart account or call your primary care clinic if you believe you have COVID-19. They will be able to determine if you meet guidelines for testing and if you need to be seen for an in-person visit.
What are the costs for COVID-19 Vaccinations and COVID-19 Testing?
- If you are insured, your COVID-19 test will be covered. If you are uninsured, you may receive a bill for testing.
- You can get vaccinated for COVID-19 at Denver Health at no cost, even if you don't have insurance.
What can I expect when entering a Denver Health facility?For the safety of our patients, visitors and staff, we have implemented controlled access and symptom screening at all of our hospital and outpatient care facilities. Please allow an extra 15 minutes before your appointment to get through the screening process.
Am I required to wear a mask at your locations?
Yes, both inside and outside of clinical settings. If you cannot provide your own mask or face covering, you will be given one upon entry to any location on our main campus or within our family health centers. Visitors under the age of three are not required to wear a mask while on campus or at an appointment.