COVID-19 Information and Resources


MCPHD is offering Pfizer and Moderna, COVID-19 vaccines every Wednesday by appointment only.

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Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines Including Boosters

What You Need to Know

  • Updated (bivalent) boosters became available on:
    • September 2, 2022, for people aged 12 years and older
    • October 12, 2022, for people aged 5–11 years
    • December 9, 2022, for children aged 6 months–4 years who completed the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine primary series
  • Updated (bivalent) Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine also became available on December 9, 2022 for children aged 6 months–4 years to complete the primary series.
  • CDC recommends everyone stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines for their age group:
  • Getting a COVID-19 vaccine after you have recovered from COVID-19 infection provides added protection against COVID-19.
  • People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised have different recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines.
  • COVID-19 vaccine and booster recommendations may be updated as CDC continues to monitor the latest COVID-19 data.

Updated Boosters Are Recommended

CDC recommends one updated (bivalent) booster dose:

  • For everyone aged 5 years and older if it has been at least 2 months since your last dose.
  • For children aged 6 months4 years who completed the Moderna primary series and if it has been at least 2 months since their last dose.

There is no booster recommendation for children aged 6 months–4 years who got the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine primary series.

Where Can I Get Tested for COVID?

Southwest Health System

To schedule a COVID-19 test, please call (970) 564-2177 or visit

Appointment-based testing will be available for symptomatic patients with an order from their Primary Care Provider, Walk-in Clinic, or School-based Health Center.

Cortez Integrated Health Care – Axis Health Systems

  • Existing patients only; new patients are welcome to sign up
  • Call for an appointment
  • 970-565-7946

Where Can I Get the COVID Vaccine?

Southwest Memorial Hospital

  • Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J Vaccine (based on availability). Pfizer Booster
  • Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00, appointments needed.
  • Vaccines also available at Mancos Valley Clinic
  • 970.564.2280

Montezuma County Public Health Department

Questions? Montezuma County Public Health Department 970-565-3056

Executive and Public Health Orders


Bobbi Lock, Director
Montezuma County Annex
106 West North
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-3056
FAX: (970) 565-0647
Office Hours: 8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Public Health Director

Bobbi Lock

Administrative Assistant

Cynthia Beckey
Contact Montezuma County Public Health Director
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