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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

Polis: Prison won’t be prioritized for a coronavirus vaccine

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Gov. Jared Polis forcefully denied criticism that Colorado’s plan for prioritizing allocation of coronavirus vaccines will place incarcerated individuals ahead of...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

The reason coronavirus came roaring back in Colorado

In early November, as Colorado’s coronavirus case numbers surged to levels that now threaten the state’s hospital capacity and could lead to thousands more deaths before the end of the year, Gov....

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s coronavirus test positivity rate might be off

When the coronavirus pandemic besieged Colorado last spring, Boulder Mayor Sam Weaver and a few of his friends quickly developed a new hobby — downloading data on the virus’ spread in the state and...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

A look back to 1936, when Colorado Democrats swept an election

A struggling economy. A looming debate over packing the U.S. Supreme Court. An anti-immigrant effort to block the southern border. A Democratic landslide. This is politics in 2020 in Colorado , but...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

We’ve had coronavirus spikes before. Here’s why this one could be different.

For the first time in months, state officials are in full-blown freakout mode over the direction of Colorado’s coronavirus epidemic . Cases of COVID-19 are rising, but, in a way, that’s a smaller...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How we compare, six months after Colorado’s first coronavirus case

Saturday marks six months of the coronavirus pandemic in Colorado, half a year since Gov. Jared Polis announced the first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state. That’s six months of closings...

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

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