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Here's a list of Colorado COVID-19 vaccine appointments canceled before the weekend winter storm

Kaiser is rescheduling 10,000 vaccine appointments that were planned over the weekend due to a storm that could bring more than a foot of snow to Colorado.

COLORADO, USA — State healthcare providers who planned on administering COVID-19 vaccinations this weekend have started to announce appointment cancelations because of the approaching winter storm.

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) urged drivers to avoid traveling over the weekend due to heavy snowfall expected throughout the state.

RELATED: CDOT: Avoid traveling in Colorado this weekend

Denver city officials also warned current predictions on snowfall amounts will result in challenging travel conditions and will likely require several days of continuous plowing operations.

RELATED: How Denver is preparing for this weekend's snow storm

9NEWS reached out to COVID-19 vaccine sites and pharmacies to ask how they will handle appointment cancelations if the winter weather forces them to close. 

Here's a list of all of what each of these vaccination sites has announced they will do if they close to appointments this weekend:

Children's Hospital Colorado 

To keep patients safe, and protect the community during the snowstorm the Children's Hospital Colorado canceled vaccine appointments scheduled March 13 and 14. 

The hospital said rescheduled appointments have been automatically made for community members. Those with concerns about their appointment time can call their vaccine hotline at 720-777-8889.  

CVS pharmacies

*No current information available about COVID-19 vaccination appointment cancelations scheduled for this weekend.

Denver Joint Information Center

The only weekend vaccination site under the City & County of Denver's purview is Bear Valley Library, which is scheduled to hold a vaccination clinic on Sunday.

Staff said they have appointments booked for the Bear Valley site on Sunday, but if they close the site due to weather, people who have appointments will be rescheduled to another day.

National Jewish Health

Staff at National Jewish Health said they only have vaccine events scheduled for Thursday and Friday – both are still scheduled as planned.

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser staff made the decision to postpone upcoming weekend COVID-19 vaccination clinics to ensure the safety of patients and will monitor the weather and adjust accordingly.  

"We are contacting everyone with a scheduled COVID-19 vaccine appointment for this coming weekend by text and secure email and rescheduling them for next weekend, March 20-21, at the same time and location as their original appointment," said Kaiser officials. 

This weekend’s postponement only applies to vaccine clinics and all Kaiser medical offices are scheduled to be open for normal hours. 

King Soopers / Kroger

*No current information available about COVID-19 vaccination appointment cancelations scheduled for this weekend.


Pueblo community vaccine sites elected to cancel weekend COVID-19 vaccination appointments due to weather. 


Safeway told 9NEWS that they will monitor the weather closely – right now, its pharmacies are scheduled to be open over the weekend. If they do have to cancel due to weather, those patients will be notified and their appointments will be rescheduled.

SCL Health

SCL staff said it will close its COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the metro Denver area on Saturday and Sunday, March 13 –14. 

"We are notifying patients who are impacted by the closure via phone and email and rescheduling them to a new appointment as soon as possible," said SCL staff on Thursday. 


UCHealth said it is closing its vaccine clinics on Saturday and Sunday. 

"We are contacting everyone who has an appointment this weekend to reschedule their vaccinations to clinics next week," an email from a UCHealth spokesperson read. "Each week, UCHealth can provide up to 40,000 vaccinations at our 11 clinic locations, and this weekend, we have about 2500 scheduled appointments. Patients with appointments this weekend do not need to change their appointments themselves – we will call or send messages to everyone to help them reschedule."  


*No current information available about COVID-19 vaccination appointment cancellations scheduled for this weekend.


*No current information available about COVID-19 vaccination appointment cancellations scheduled for this weekend.

On Tuesday, Governor Polis stated he did not expect any interruptions to the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, like there were during the big February storm that hit the country. 

Polis stressed that any vaccination delays shouldn't be more than a few days.


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