County Public Health Briefings ~ Tuesday, 9/8

Because of the Labor Day holiday, this week’s County Public Health Meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday, September 8 at 9:45 am.

KPTZ broadcasts Public Health Updates on COVID-19 live from the Board of County Commissioners’ weekly meeting. Dr. Tom Locke, Public Health Officer for Jefferson County answered questions from KPTZ listeners including information about Covid-19 vaccine priorities, thoughts on herd immunity, and advice on flu vaccinations. Willie Bence, Director of Emergency Management, provide information also spoke about the County’s mask and PPE preparedness.

Submit your Public Health questions to Dr. Tom Locke by emailing