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Colorado to ease mask mandate; Biden asks to stay the course

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday finalized his decision to ease the state’s mask mandate starting on Saturday, allowing people in about half of the state’s 64 counties, but only representing a fraction...

DATE: April 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado will open coronavirus vaccine to everyone 16 and older Friday

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced on Monday that everyone in the state age 16 and older will be eligible for a coronavirus vaccine starting on Friday, weeks earlier than initially planned. The...

DATE: March 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado counties poised to move to lowest level of coronavirus restrictions

More than 20 Colorado counties could begin moving into the lowest level of coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday when the state implements the latest version of its COVID-19 dial, according to a...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Why do rural Colorado counties have higher vaccination rates?

Across much of the Front Range and Colorado’s other biggest counties, securing a coronavirus vaccine remains an arduous endeavor. Overloaded websites. Lengthy wait lists. Hair-pulling frustration....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado study reveals potential link between air pollution and coronavirus deaths

Living in a community with higher rates of air pollution may be associated with a greater risk of coronavirus infection, hospitalization and death, according to a study released Thursday by the...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

An expert panel advises Colorado’s governor on coronavirus

The Polis administration says the Governor’s Expert Emergency Epidemic Response Committee is not geared for rapid decision-making. Late last week, a group of some of the state’s foremost experts on...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor says ‘we were lied to’ about vaccine plan

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday said he was “shocked” to learn that Colorado will be receiving far fewer doses of coronavirus vaccine next week than anticipated after the Trump administration’s promise...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s coronavirus vaccine rollout is confusing — but it’s working, leaders say

On Thursday, Colorado Lt. Gov Dianne Primavera did what hundreds of thousands of Coloradans her age are wishing they could also do. “I’m in the wave that’s getting the COVID vaccine,” Primavera,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado reshuffles vaccine plan in favor of essential workers, elderly

Colorado again made significant changes to its coronavirus vaccination plan on Wednesday, moving older Coloradans and essential workers, such as teachers, up in priority. But big questions about...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Who should go next for the coronavirus vaccine?

For weeks now, health and community leaders in Colorado have engaged in a sometimes tense debate over how best to allocate scarce supplies of the coronavirus vaccine in order to save the most...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coronavirus vaccine headed to Colorado. Here’s what happens next.

The state Health Department on Friday announced that it has placed its first order with the federal government for coronavirus vaccine — 46,800 doses of Pfizer’s not-yet-approved vaccine. “The...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s coronavirus surge swamps count, exposure trackers

Colorado’s daily flood of new coronavirus cases is overwhelming the local public health officials who work to accurately count cases and inform anyone who might have been exposed by each new...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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