News Flash

Posted on: November 14, 2022

Broomfield's COVID-19 Community Level is "Medium"

Broomfield has moved to level “medium” on the CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels.

This change indicates that the risk of COVID-19 infection is increasing in Broomfield, and that there are additional steps Broomfielders can take to keep themselves healthy:

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Public Health and Environment
Posted on: November 10, 2022

RSV Hospitalizations on the Rise / Las Hospitalizaciones por RSV Están Aumentando

Hospitalizations and outbreaks for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) are on the rise in the Metro-area. Las hospitalizaciones y los brotes de Virus Respiratorio Sincicial (RSV, por sus siglas en inglés) están aumentando en el área metropolitana.

RSV causes illness in people of all ages, but infants, young children, and older adults are at greater risk of severe illness from RSV. Currently, 95% of hospitalizations are among children, and hospital reports indicate that the increase in RSV cases is ...

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Public Health and Environment
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Omicron Boosters Available for Kids 5 Years and Older

Great news! The omicron booster vaccine is now authorized for kids age 5 and older.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the use of Pfizer’s omicron dose for people aged 5 years and older, and Moderna’s omicron dose for people aged 6 years and older. Children 5 years and older are recommended to rec...

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Public Health - COVID-19
Posted on: August 30, 2022

BPHE Now Offering Novavax

Broomfield Public Health and Environment's Immunization Clinic is now offering the protein-based Novavax vaccine to protect against COVID-19.

The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is available for people age 12 and older as a two-dose primary COVID-19 vaccine series, with the two doses separated by three weeks. Novavax may be preferable for some people who would rather receive a vaccine other than an mR...

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Public Health - COVID-19 Vaccine
Posted on: August 30, 2022

BPHE Now Offering Omicron-Specific COVID-19 Booster Vaccine

Broomfield Public Health and Environment's Immunization Clinic now has the Omicron-specific bivalent COVID-19 booster and is administering them at clinics.

The FDA has authorized new omicron-specific COVID-19 boosters! BPHE has Pfizer (age 12+) and Moderna (age 18+) available for individuals to receive at appointments. Check back at Broomfield.org/COVIDVaccine often for clinics and vaccines offered.

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Public Health - COVID-19 Vaccine