Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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    RFSD discusses vaccines and bilingual communications

    The Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education meeting on Oct. 27, held via Zoom, focused on the implications of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11. Also, the board discussed a bilingual communications plan for the district to address federal requirements to provide language access for… read more →

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    The cost of choice

    By James Steindler

    On Aug. 30, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 in favor of a mandate requiring that medical personnel be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 31. In turn, Valley View Hospital gave its employees until Oct. 1 to receive a vaccine.

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    Vaccines roll out

    The Garfield County COVID-19 vaccination program is moving ahead and picking up speed. Two potentially life-saving vaccines are here and, according to Carrie Godes, Garfield County public health specialist, “We are getting more vials of the medication every several weeks with a mix of both the Pfizer and… read more →