1st Covid-19 Community Equity Clinic On Havana Street with Community Partnerships & Non-Profits
March 1st, 2021
Event Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Stampede at 2430 S. Havana Street (Intersection of Havana St and Parker Rd)
First Dose Clinic – 2/27/2021 – 65 and over and other state qualifications
Second Dose Clinic – 3/27/2021 – 50 and over and other state qualifications (See State of Colorado graphic on Phase 1B.4 as of 3/27/2021)
The Havana Business Improvement District, the City of Aurora, the NAACP, and Aurora Sister Cities International along with many other partners hosted a COVID-19 Equity Vaccine Clinic, in Aurora Colorado.
• 400 vaccines were provided through the State of Colorado
• Pre-registration for these vaccines were filled in 28 hours
• 2 small community clinics: Medicine Clinic for Health Equity/Colorado Alliance for Health Equity and Practice and the Colorado Primary Care Clinic administered the vaccines along with CDPHE medical volunteers.
• Over 20 community partners collaborated to host the first equity clinic On Havana Street at The Stampede.
• Over 65 community leaders and volunteers participated in the equity clinic.
• This clinic provided translators, fluent in about 20+ different languages to aid recipients, in the process of receiving vaccines.
o Azari (Azerbaijani)
o American Sign Language
• Translators were recruited through personal networks and local organizations including the Korean Committee of Aurora Sister Cities, the NAACP of Aurora, Western Centers, the Ethiopian Community, Colorado Event Traffic, Arc Document Solutions, Falck Rocky Mountain Ambulance,
the City of Aurora, City of Aurora’s Business Advisory Board, Aurora Asian Pacific Community Partnership, Lee, Myers and O’Connell, LLP, H-Mart, Second Chance Center, CMe Catering & Events, LLC, and the Havana Business Improvement District – On Havana Street.
Nearly 65 volunteers dedicated their time and their efforts toward this event.
o Facility set up and take down crews
o Traffic Management Specialists
o Covid-19 Safety & Sanitation Specialists
o Technology Specialists
o Business and Community Organization leaders
o City Staff
o Medical professionals
Chris Swank with The Stampede donated this space. Community Volunteers Hiemi Haines, Carolyn Fleming and On Havana Street sponsored the lunch, refreshments, and snacks. The Haines’ family also provided 50 Thank you boxes with Third Culture Bakery mochi donuts and muffins for volunteers and staff to take home. Also, H-Mart, the Aurora Sister Cities International Korean Committee and Lee, Myers & O’Connell distributed tissues and sanitizers to each patient to take home.
Other PPE and event supplies were donated by Falk Rocky Mountain Ambulance, ARC Document Solutions, H- Mart, the City of Aurora, the Havana Business Improvement District – On Havana Street, and others.
This clinic is a model for future equity clinics to serve the Aurora community.