We are John Daley and Kate Schmiel, the health reporter and editor at Colorado Public Radio. We've spent the past month and a half reporting on and trying to understand COVID-19 in Colorado. AMA!
EDIT: Thanks for such great questions! We'll keep answering them throughout the week as we can. We also answer lots of questions regularly on Twitter (https://twitter.com/CPRNews) and in our newsletter (https://www.cpr.org/lookout/).
We also keep a daily tick tock of COVID-19 updates in Colorado in a daily live blog (here's today's: https://www.cpr.org/2020/04/14/colorado-coronavirus-updates-closures-testing-cases-and-more-27/)
Oh and also -- you can follow John on Twitter at @CODaleyNews, and Kate on Twitter at @KateSchimel.
ANOTHER oh and also: Kate's last name is spelled wrong in the title of this AMA. IRL, it's 'Schimel' Whoops. Ya win some, ya lose some.
Colorado saw its first case of the novel coronavirus on March 5, 2020.
Since then, we've spoken to doctors, nurses, medical directors, epidemiologists, scientists, professors, public health officials, politicians, patients, people in our community — and everyone in between — to better understand the behavior of the virus and how it's affecting our lives.
Our goal has been to provide accurate information about COVID-19 in Colorado to our listeners and readers. We thoroughly vet scientific information with experts working in the field, and we’re careful about which sources we trust.
We don’t have all the answers right now (we press everyday for more), but we can share with what we’ve learned through our reporting. AMA!