COVID-19 vaccine

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A local Latino advocacy group vaccinated hundreds of mostly-Latino people at its COVID-19 clinic in Glenwood Springs earlier this month. KDNK reports on the group’s outreach strategies and why they work.


In Garfield County, 28% of the population is Hispanic, but that group represents 38% of confirmed COVID-19 cases. A group of local Hispanic community members was one of six across the country that gave input used at the National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine, presented by the Centers of Disease Control this week.

This month on Healthy is the New Happy, the Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork Schools spoke with Dr. Maria Roques from Mountain Family Health Centers and Carrie Godes from Garfield County Public Health about the COVID-19 vaccines, what options we have, and how to sign up for your shot. 

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said on February 18 that COVID-19 vaccine supplies may increase in coming weeks with potential new manufacturers.

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As more people become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, Roaring Fork Valley hospitals are adapting their systems and procedures for vaccine clinics. KDNK's Kathleen Shannon spoke with hospitals from Aspen to Rifle about what works and what doesn't.

Stay Free Colorado Stands Up for Individual Sovereignty

Feb 10, 2021
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KDNK's Kathleen Shannon spoke with two members of Stay Free Colorado who’ve been with the group since its beginnings. SFC organized a rally in Glenwood Springs on January 30 that drew elected officials, phyicians, and over 100 people.

The Geeks

With the holidays coming up, the Geeks and foreign correspondant Donna Dalton say 2021 could be the year for Christmas in July. They also debate opting in to COVID-19 contact tracing and could there be vaccination tracing?


Governor Jared Polis is hopeful that Colorado will get up to two hundred thousand doses of a vaccine for COVID-19 before the end of the year. KDNK’s Capitol reporter Scott Franz has more.