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Colorado is extending its special health insurance enrollment period because so many are rushing to get coverage

The state created the enrollment period so more people can have health insurance as the coronavirus spreads

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Have questions about coronavirus or other news topics? Join The Colorado Sun for a live chat Thursday night.

Colorado Sun reporter Jesse Paul will answer your questions in a Facebook live at 8 p.m.

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Air Force Academy eases social distancing restrictions after 2 cadet suicides

Emails obtained from the academy show the Colorado Springs base had received complaints about how the policies made the school prison-like for about 1,000 seniors who remained on the campus

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Coronavirus-linked deaths in Colorado surpass 80; confirmed cases now above 3,300

The new deaths -- up 11 from Tuesday -- include four fatalities in Adams County.

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Colorado governor orders schools to stay closed until at least April 30, will address stay-at-home extension later

Gov. Jared Polis said he would wait to decide whether to extend his stay-at-home order, which was issued last week and is set to expire on April 11

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The coronavirus has made working in a Colorado grocery store harrowing

Grocery store workers can't adhere to social distancing guidelines by the nature of their jobs, meaning they may be at higher risk. "They're on the frontlines with us,” one health expert says.

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A lawmaker returns to frontlines of the coronavirus fight as an ER nurse: “You can see a tsunami coming”

State Rep. Kyle Mullica, an ER nurse, recorded an audio diary from a day treating potential COVID-19 patients at a hospital in Denver

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Social media shaming is spiking during the coronavirus pandemic, for better or worse

Social media shaming obviously isn’t new, but it’s spiked during the outbreak of the new coronavirus. And while some of it is hurtful -- and downright mean -- it’s not all bad, say experts who have studied social media behaviors for years.