Cindy Kroeger, Brian Kraus and their son Oliver Kraus, 6, look at a bird in Red Fox Meadows Natural Area in Fort Collins on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Kroeger said that other than canceling their spring break trip to Missouri, things have seemed pretty normal for them because they’re used to spending a lot of time together. They own a business and have been working from home and trying to get out as much as possible. (Valerie Mosley, Special to the Colorado Sun)

Social distancing could drag on for months in Colorado. How will we stay sane?

Experts offer ways to meet the mental health challenges — and risks including abuse and neglect — of prolonged social isolation.

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Colorado governor extends safer-at-home coronavirus directive until July 1

The safer-at-home period was set to expire on Monday night. Gov. Jared Polis said "the virus is still here, and it could surge back the moment we let our guard down."

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Federal prosecutors in Colorado are looking to charge criminal “agitators” at Denver’s George Floyd protests

U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor, says investigators have reason to believe a small number of people are inciting chaos and causing damage. He believes getting them off the street will bring calm.

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Before protests brought thousands together, data pointed to a possible coronavirus resurgence in Colorado

State health officials say it will take two weeks before they can measure whether the demonstrations led to a surge in new COVID-19 cases