Colorado Floods Isolate Hospital At Foot Of Rockies

Reporting for Kaiser Health News, in partnership with NPR, Eric Whitney writes: "As snow begins falling in Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, the town at its doorstep, finds itself newly isolated. The only year-round road into or out of town now is the Peak to Peak Highway. It traverses a jumble of mountains all the way - not the kind of road an ambulance can scream along at 60 miles an hour" (Whitney, 9/24). Read the story.

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