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Critical Care Doctor On The Impact Of COVID-19 In Northern Colorado

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First Covid-19 vaccines arrive and are administered in Colorado.
Pool photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO – NOVEMBER 14: Andrew Harmon, interim director of pharmacy at UCHealth Northern Colorado, holds up three of four vials containing the first rounds of the Covid-19 vaccines at UC Health Poudre Valley Hospital on December 14, 2020 in Fort Collins, Colorado. The first Covid-19 vaccines were administered in Colorado to frontline health care workers in Fort Collins and Colorado Springs today. Governor Jared Polis joined these nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists and other frontline workers in the cafeteria of hospital as one by one they got the vaccine. A total of twenty vaccines were administered to a variety of doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and others from Northern Colorado medical facilities. (Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post, Pool)

The light at the end of the tunnel has disappeared for many health care workers. The pandemic has proven unrelenting with the onslaught of the Delta variant. We get the picture in Northern Colorado, where Dr. Diana Breyer is a critical care physician and Chief Quality Officer for UCHealth.