Monkeypox has arrived in Garfield County. Public health officials say not to panic.
Garfield County has recorded its first case of monkeypox, two months after the first reported case in Colorado. The risk to the general public is low, but vaccines for the illness are not yet widely available here.
To learn more, KDNK’s Hattison Rensberry spoke with Public Information Officer Carrie Godes and Nurse Manager Sarah Breynard, both of Garfield County Public Health.