Despite resistance to mask-wearing, Kiowa County has yet to record any COVID-19 cases. Some think they beat the virus last year. Others think God is protecting them. We visited Kiowa County to find out.
During the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado hospitals transformed themselves to treat those suffering the virus’ worst effects. Despite exhaustion, uncertainty, and fear, Denver metro-area health care workers continued to put patients’ needs first. Here, we asked them to explain the things they saw and how they coped throughout the early days of that experience.