May Chu, PhD, clinical professor of epidemiology, explains that she will keep wearing her mask in certain situations because there isn't a reliable way to know who is vaccinated and because she has high-risk family members.
The Center for Health, Work & Environment, in partnership with the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center, has launched the Workplace Mental Health Module—an online toolkit that helps employers support employees and their mental health.
Dean Jonathan Samet, Professor Glen Mays, and Associate Professor Elizabeth Carlton share their concerns about state hospitalization metrics, while expressing optimism about the role that high vaccination rates could play.
At least 70% of Coloradans will need to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before the state can safely roll back all public health restrictions, according to a new study led by ColoradoSPH, CU Boulder, and CU Anschutz researchers.
A recent survey of 5,000 Coloradans, conducted by ColoradoSPH’s mHealth Impact Lab and InOn Health, found that the most commonly cited barriers to getting a COVID-19 vaccine were not knowing how to get an appointment and where to go.
Charlene Barrientos, community engagement manager at the Colorado School of Public Health, stresses the importance of engaging community members and building trust to address vaccine hesitancy in Colorado's Latinx population.
More than 40 CSU veterinarians have volunteered to provide COVID-19 vaccinations in Larimer County. Dr. Colleen Duncan, associate professor of epidemiology at ColoradoSPH and vet, shares her experiences as a volunteer.
In a recent article in the New York Times, Dr. Elizabeth Carlton, associate professor and Colorado COVID-19 Modeling Team member, expresses her concerns that without policies to slow transmission, COVID-19 hospitalizations will continue to rise.
If it wasn’t apparent before, now the need and importance of public health is obvious. The Colorado School of Public Health saw increased enrollment, and exposure of campus faculty reached new heights.
Dean Jonathan Samet and associate professor Elizabeth Carlton caution that while COVID-19 cases have declined since the winter surge, cases and positive tests have plateaued at high levels seen over the summer.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made a longstanding health equity issue more visible—unequal access and lower quality of care disproportionately harm communities of color. Glen Mays, professor and chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, explains the research.
ColoradoSPH Dean Jonathan Samet cautions that changes to COVID-19 safety measures will need to be done in a slow and measured way, taking into consideration case numbers, vaccination rates, and other critical factors.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and ColoradoSPH released an updated modeling report showing that the effective reproduction number for SARS-CoV-2 statewide is just below one, and transmission control dropped from 83% to 76% over the last week.