John Daley - Colorado Public Radio
Colorado hospitals are on the verge of a crisis as COVID-19 cases are rising. New Mexico and Utah are not far behind.
Colorado counties with high vaccination rates have much lower infection rates among children than those with low rates. Infection rates in schools which require masks are lower than ones that don't.
The new masking guidance the CDC issued Tuesday is for places with high infection numbers. Colorado has a mix of counties with high and low numbers — and attitudes about mask guidelines and mandates.