The emergency room entrance to Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, photographed on Oct. 22, 2019. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado governor opens special health insurance enrollment period, closes salons, tattoo and massage parlors

The enrollment period for uninsured Coloradans will begin on March 20 and last through April 3. Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday also extended the closure of restaurants and bars to in-person dining until at least April 30.

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Jeffco Public Schools will allow all students to return to school buildings this fall

The district will also have a remote option for any students who want to keep learning from home

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Colorado’s governor thinks it’s stupid to not wear a mask. So why isn’t he requiring you to do it?

As a growing number of states and Colorado counties and cities require mask-wearing, Gov. Jared Polis has declined to issue a statewide mandate requiring Coloradans to don a face covering in public.

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Federal coronavirus loans helped Colorado’s rural hospitals stay afloat

Many of Colorado’s rural hospitals are the community’s top employer and the only provider for hundreds of miles