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Butterfly Pavilion will be closing early for Private Events on 12/10/2022 and 12/15/2022 at 3:00pm with last admission at 2:15pm.

Butterfly Pavilion Hosts Free Children’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics on December 7 & 28

Kids Receiving Vaccinations on Site will receive Free Butterfly Pavilion Ticket for Same Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media contact: Jennifer Quermann, (703) 477-0668, jquermann@butterflies.org

What:  Butterfly Pavilion, working with the Colorado Department of Public Health (CDPH), will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic this December providing free first and second doses for children ages 5 – 11 through Pfizer Peds, Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J.  The CDPH team will collect consent forms, administer vaccines, and observe patients during 15-30 minute required waiting period after vaccination.

Due to increases in coronavirus cases in children in the United States over the past few weeks, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages vaccinations for children 5 – 11, who became eligible in early November after the C.D.C. authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for that age group.

Children who receive a vaccination at Butterfly Pavilion will receive free entrance into the zoo for that day and one child Living Lights festival ticket with online reservations required at https://butterflies.org/event/living-lights/

Who: Registered children ages 5-11, Accompanying parent or guardian as “walk ins” if time and dose available

When:  Tuesday, December 7: First dose vaccinations

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, December 28: Second dose vaccinations

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

How:  Registration required for child’s first and second doses here:

12/07: Sign Up for Vaccinations – Butterfly Pavilion on Tuesday, 12/07/2021 | Colorado (comassvax.org)

12/28: Sign Up for Vaccinations – Butterfly Pavilion on Tuesday, 12/28/2021 | Colorado (comassvax.org)

Where: Butterfly Pavilion 6252 W. 104th Avenue, Westminster, Colorado, 80200

For more Information visit: Vaccines for children and teens | Colorado COVID-19 Updates

Butterfly Pavilion

Founded in July 1995 and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums in 2014, Butterfly Pavilion is the first accredited, stand-alone, non-profit invertebrate zoo in the world, occupying a 30,000-square foot facility situated on an 11-acre campus provided by the City of Westminster, Colorado. Butterfly Pavilion’s mission is to foster an appreciation of butterflies and other invertebrates while educating the public about the need for conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world. Learn more at www.butterflies.org