How Empathy Strengthens Lake County’s COVID-19 Response

Feature: 2019 Culture of Health Prize Community

A Q&A with Katie Baldassar, executive director of Lake County Build a Generation in Lake County, Colorado

In the era of COVID-19, increased communication and cooperation have been especially important for local leaders to ensure well-being in their communities.

That was true in Lake County, Colorado, where change did not come without its challenges.

We talked with Katie Baldassar, executive director of Lake County Build a Generation.

Lake County, Colo.

The residents of Lake County, Colorado, are using data and teamwork to improve health, education and economic standards in the community’s post-mining era.

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