Denver’s high mark includes residents 12 and older
According to city officials, at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination has been given to 70% of eligible Denver residents who are 12 years of age and older.
About a month before the president’s July 4 deadline, President Biden’s goal of giving at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 70% of adults “exceeds local numbers,” the city said in a news release.
Big news, Denver! 70% of our eligible residents 12 years of age and older have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. it keeps us ahead @potus July 4th deadline. Congratulations Mile High City! If you haven’t been vaccinated – you still can! 💉 https://t.co/htaY9a7z3p
— Michael B. Hancock (@MayorHancock) June 9, 2021
Mayor Michael Hancock said in the release, “This is a great achievement for our city and a testament to the hard work of our residents, who have continued to put the health and safety of themselves, their families and their community front and center. “
“As our vaccination rates go up, and thanks to all that hard work, we’re able to responsibly reopen our city, and I encourage everyone who hasn’t gotten their shot yet to get that shot.” cross the finish line.”