COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:17pm
There’s some good news and some bad news when it comes to COVID-19 in our community right now. Hear from Dr. Robin Johnson, the medical director from El Paso County Public Health about the vaccine and an increase in COVID cases. This conversation will answer a lot of questions about HOW to get the... Read more
hand wearing medical glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine.
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 3:09pm
This episode will help you better understand how the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed in our community and why it has a lot to do with supply versus demand. Hear the latest from Dr. Johnson, including how people can get more information and be connected to local providers.
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 5:02pm
Is the vaccine safe? What’s in it? We know there’s skepticism and worry, so we’re talking with the medical director of El Paso County Public Health about the concerns, facts, timeline and hope that come with this new vaccine. As Dr. Johnson says, “We don’t have a cure, we have prevention.” Learn... Read more
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 2:25pm
Outdoor dining is expanding to Old Colorado City Friday as part of a new pilot program “OCC Alfresco”. 25th Street will close to vehicular traffic through the end of March 2021 to extend outdoor dining opportunities to adjacent restaurants and support surrounding retail businesses. 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:36pm
Mental health is a big topic right now in the midst of the pandemic. But here in Colorado Springs, we’ve had a unique and effective approach to helping people in crisis for years. It’s called the Community Response Team or CRT. We hear from CRT leaders at the Colorado Springs Police Department,... Read more
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:33am
Grit is something we could all use at any time, but especially these days! Listen to Jen’s conversation with the creator of a new program about resiliency. It’s simple, important and FREE.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 2:53pm
We love to share great news on our podcast, but this time, we need to share some bad news about our COVID-19 numbers. Over the past two weeks, the incidence of COVID-19 cases in El Paso County has risen significantly. El Paso County Public Health’s Medical Director talks more about what these... Read more
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:41am
We've made great progress against the spread of COVID, but after the 4th of July, cases of COVID-19 went up – proof that COVID-19 doesn’t take a holiday. We all share the responsibility for protecting the workers we interact with, our loved ones, and higher-risk populations.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
More than 80 people from responding agencies throughout the region participated in mass casualty exercise today at the Colorado Springs Airport. Crews extinguished a staged aircraft fire and rescued “passengers” from an aircraft as they tested their communications and procedures for responding to a... Read more
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 6:44pm
Should we send kids back to school?  When will this be over? What can I really do about it? Dr. Leon Kelly from the El Paso County Health Department doesn’t have all the answers, but he has quite a few that will make you think and perhaps realize the power of individual choices in the fight against... Read more
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:26pm
When you MaskUp, you could help keep kids like 11 year old Zander safe and healthy.  That's because wearing a cloth face coverings may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others.
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 3:17pm
Local loans and grants to Colorado Springs and El Paso County businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic supported nearly 8,000 jobs and resulted in $757 million worth of goods and services produced in the local economy.