Twelve outbreaks among ski area employees were reported in January, raising questions about when these guest-facing employees, many of whom live in congregate housing, should be vaccinated.
The 12 outbreaks among ski area employees represent one-third of all outbreaks reported by the county last month
Outbreaks have been reported in various departments — including lifts, food and beverage, rentals, sales, customer service and more — at Copper Mountain Resort, Breckenridge Ski Resort and Keystone Resort. No outbreaks were reported at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in January.
Summit County Commissioner Tamara Pogue said that while the county has heard consistently from public health that there are outbreaks everywhere in the county, the congregate settings where many resort workers live pose an additional risk.
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