Brennan Froehlke and his mom Margaret Froehlke look at a family calendar while they wait for the Super Bowl to begin on Feb. 2, 2020. Brennan, who has Down syndrome and autism, has been on the waitlist for the DD Medicaid waiver for 12 years. (Moe Clark, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado vowed to end the waitlist for an adult disability program by 2020. Nearly 3,000 people are still waiting.

The Medicaid program provides 24/7 care for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The average wait is currently eight years.

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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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Colorado’s hospitality industry hardest hit by coronavirus unemployment, with claims up 600% in a week

The impact of coronavirus closures had 40,000 Coloradans applying for unemployment since Sunday, bringing the total number of official claims and new applicants in the past three weeks to at least 121,328

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41-year-old El Paso County sheriff’s deputy dies from coronavirus

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Jeff Hopkins had been with the agency since 2001. He was married.