Colorado has joined several other U.S. states in having confirmed cases of monkeypox.
Erin Emery is editor of UCHealth Today, a hub for medical news, inspiring patient stories and tips for healthy living. Erin spent years as a reporter for The Denver Post, Colorado Springs Gazette and Colorado Springs Sun. She was part of a team of Denver Post reporters who won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting. Erin joined UCHealth in 2008, and she is awed by the strength of patients and their stories.
Paige Davis took a job 15 years ago as an environmental services professional at Memorial Hospital. She’s cleaned offices and patient rooms, talking to people who are in beds, and always trying to lift their spirits.
Juan Herrera Juan Herrera was against getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
At 22, Devin Kadis can talk about what it’s like to have COVID-19 and suffer long-hauler symptoms for 10 months. She wants you to know what happened to her for one reason: She wants you to get vaccinated so you won’t have to go through a similar harrowing ordeal.