WATCH: Gov. Jared Polis Provides Update On Colorado’s Pandemic Response And Recovery

September 13, 2021
Jared PolisJared PolisDavid Zalubowski/AP
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis makes a point during a news conference to announce expanded eligibility for state residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19, at the Governor's Mansion Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in Denver.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis provided a remote update on the state's pandemic response on Monday, Sept. 13 at 1:15 p.m. The governor was joined by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Incident Commander Scott Bookman and Colorado National Guard Senior Advisor for COVID-19 Vaccination Lt. Col. Jamie Pieper.

You can watch the update below or on our Facebook page.

On Friday, state health officials announced that the surge of COVID-19 infections is threatening to breach hospital capacity in Colorado. Though more people have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in other surges, the state's available critical care beds have fallen below 200 for the first time during the pandemic.

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