The Thanksgiving holidays were already worrisome for the possibility of increased transmission as people traveled and gathered. The news of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant—Omicron—is now an additional concern.
As hospitals begin implementing more aggressive transfer protocols and healthcare workers continue to sound an alarm about the direction of the pandemic in Colorado, no one is celebrating. Dr. Jon Samet, dean of ColoradoSPH and leader of the state's COVID-19 Modeling Group talks about the surge in cases.
A new nationwide survey, led by a group of researchers including ColoradoSPH faculty, examines drivers and impediments to COVID-19 vaccination rates in the country. The results reveal troubling findings that must be addressed in the face of more infectious variants.
A ColoradoSPH study launched an Instagram profile to recruit AI/AN women but the profile turned into so much more—it is now a community site that delivers messages of empowerment and affirmation, and was included by SELF magazine on a list of "online mental health resources for marginalized communities."
In a published commentary, ColoradoSPH Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) students critically examine the role of public health in racism and oppression and how they would like to see inequities addressed and changed.