“We need to continue to be diligent,” said Dr. Reginald Washington. While society eases back into normalcy, medical experts are still worried about crowds. They warn it’s too early to let our guard down. Washington is chief medical officer at Presbyterian/St Luke’s Medical Center. He said the vaccines are working. Fewer people are dying, but the virus is still sending younger folks with underlying health conditions his way.
The same is true at Station 26 Brewing Co. in North Park Hill where the warm weather is helping the bottom line. Outdoor seating will help the brewery accommodate an anticipated increase in business, and jobs are coming back. Turbulence for airlines as travel surge continues
“We’ve even hired two part-time workers in the last two weeks,” said Gavin Wiesner of Station 26 Brewing Co. “Guests that I’ve spoken to have told me got vaccinated and feel more comfortable coming out,” said Mimi Pamphille, general manager at Esters Oneida Park.
Until that time, physicians worry about new variants of the virus. It’s why distancing and mask wearing are still important. Close Modal When will Colorado reach herd immunity? Breaking down the different factors
Experts believe we won’t reach herd immunity until 70 — 85% of the population is inoculated, including children. “The age mix of the patients is drastically changing,” Washington explained. “We’re not seeing the elderly any longer.”
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