Colorado Inmates Getting H1N1 Vaccine As Thousands Of Coloradans Wait

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Dayle Cedars The Denver Channel

People all over Colorado are desperately waiting to get the H1N1 vaccine before they or their children gets sick. While many are finding it hard to get, 7NEWS discovered inmates in at least one local jail will be getting the vaccine this week.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said they received 110 doses this week. They have about 1,300 inmates. The vaccine will be distributed to inmates considered high risk by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with staff members who work closely with sick inmates.

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