Jill Ryan, Executive Director of the Colorado Department
of Public Health and Environment, discussed the state's public health response
to COVID-19. She highlighted response strategies, including issuing public
health orders, tracking epidemiological indicators, and coordinating testing.
She responded to questions from the committee regarding COVID-19 outbreaks,
testing capacity in Colorado, incidents of COVID-19 that are asymptomatic,
how the virus manifests in patients, how the state works with local public
health agencies, and testing practices statewide.