UCHealth offers free COVID-19 vaccinations at Denver soccer tournament

Fans at Concacaf Nations League Finals who receive vaccination also get free fan kit
June 4, 2021
Yanessa Salas-Muñoz and Walter Centeno Corea pose outside the UCHealth vaccine bus Thursday at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver after receiving their shots.

Soccer fans who visit Denver’s Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday for the international Concacaf Nations League Finals will also have the opportunity to receive free COVID-19 vaccinations from UCHealth.

Abel Adame receives his COVID-19 vaccination Thursday at a UCHealth mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic parked at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver.

Celebrities such as retired Costa Rican soccer player Walter Centeno Corea and former Señora Costa Rica finalist Yanessa Salas-Muñoz received their vaccinations from UCHealth at the stadium during Thursday’s Concacaf (Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) Nations League Semi Finals.

UCHealth is offering the shots in partnership with Concacaf, COVIDCheck Colorado, Empower Field at Mile High and the Office of Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock.

Free COVID-19 vaccinations (Johnson & Johnson, completed with a single dose) for people attending the Concacaf Nations League Finals

When: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 6

Where: UCHealth vaccine bus, parked on the concourse at section 116/117; Empower Field at Mile High in Denver.

Details: Anyone 18 and older is eligible, no identification is needed, and people vaccinated receive a fan kit including a free admission ticket to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, please visit UCHealth.org/covidvaccine.

Eric Ramirez receives his COVID-19 vaccination Thursday at a UCHealth mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic parked at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver.

About the author

Robert Allen loves meeting new people and learning their stories, and he's continually inspired by the patients, staff and providers he meets at UCHealth.

A journalist for 12 years, he joined UCHealth after reporting and editing at the Detroit Free Press. He is the author of Fading Ads of Detroit, a book exploring connections between classic Detroit brands — from Carhartt to Mac-O-Lac Paints to the Detroit Tigers — found on ghost signs and the personal histories of Detroit residents. He previously reported for the Fort Collins Coloradoan, Summit Daily News and Montrose Daily Press.

His outdoor adventures include scrambling summits, hunting powder stashes via snowboard and taking a three-week winter rafting trip down the Grand Canyon. The Oklahoma State University graduate lives in Fort Collins with his wife, Rachel, and their obstinate pug, Darla.

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