Colorado is ramping up its efforts to distribute the monkeypox vaccine after President Biden declared it a health emergency. And fourteen tribes in the Colorado River basin say they’re being kept “largely in the dark” about plans to conserve an unprecedented amount of water amid historic drought.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has launched a new COVID testing program in the state’s schools. Not only is it free, but this year it also comes with incentives. KGNU’s Shannon Young spoke with Sarah Hamma, CDPHE’s COVID-19 Community Testing Branch Chief.