Governor Jared Polis announced an updated Covid-19 vaccine rollout plan for Colorado on Friday. KSUT’s Sarah Flower spoke with Liane Jollon of San Juan Basin Public Health about how that plan will be implemented regionally.
As the new White House administration takes over, KSUT’s Sarah Flower talks with Liane Jollon, of San Juan Basin Public Health about what new federal guidelines around COVID-19 means for local public health officials.
They also discuss the Community Vaccination Project, a successful local volunteer effort that vaccinated over 300 residents for Covid-19 over the weekend.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, reporter Sarah Flower and Liane Jollon from SJBPH had their weekly conversation about Covid-19. Honoring Dr. King's legacy, they addressed how racism is also a public health issue and how the intersection of racism and a global pandemic has exploited the inequalities that have come with COVID-19.
Their discussion also touched on Jollon's response to a local group recently showing up at her home to protest state Covid-19 restrictions.
Public health officials across the country are scrambling for enough COVID-19 vaccine to accommodate the needs of their communities. KSUT’s Sarah Flower spoke with Liane Jollon from San Juan Basin Public Health about how the vaccine rollout is progressing in Southwest Colorado.