CBSN Denver’s Makenzie O’Keefe had a chance to talk about those concerns with Dr. Reginald Washington, the chief medical officer at the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

“The COVID virus is continuing to wreak havoc in all parts of the world, all parts of the country and even in Colorado,” he said. “The vaccine is another tool in our toolkit, it helps mitigate the COVID virus."

Watch the CBS4 interview

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