Children's Hospital Colorado, in Aurora, is pictured in October 2018. Children with severe injuries from child abuse or neglect are sometimes transferred to the University of Colorado medical campus, which has some of the only pediatricians in the state who are board certified in child abuse pediatrics.(Courtesy of Children's Hospital Colorado)

Colorado is creating a network of doctors to diagnose child abuse and keep kids from slipping through the safety net

The state has just six doctors board certified in child abuse pediatrics, and they’re all on the Front Range

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TIMELINE: The moments that shaped Colorado’s first month navigating coronavirus

Since the state’s first case on March 5, Gov. Jared Polis and health officials have taken extraordinary steps to try and slow the spread of the disease

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Doctors fear for their families as they battle coronavirus with not enough protection

There's a growing chorus of American health care workers who say they’re battling the virus with far too little armor as shortages force them to reuse personal protective equipment, known as PPE, or rely on homemade substitutes. Sometimes they must even go without protection altogether.

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Colorado expands emergency child care coverage to include grocery, construction workers

The announcement came after two groups representing grocery and food processing workers urged Gov. Jared Polis and other state officials to give such workers the same kinds of protections available to frontline health workers