Melody Lewis moved to Denver's streets about six years ago. Last month, Lewis and hundreds of others who are homeless were displaced from sprawling, blocks-long encampments. She moved her tent, but refused to enter a shelter, partly because of the increased threat there of contracting COVID-19. (Jakob Rodgers, Kaiser Health News)

Sweeps of Denver homeless camps go against coronavirus guidance

For some living on the streets, avoiding shelters is “common sense” as CDC says displacing people risks spreading infections further in communities

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Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

As coronavirus testing soars, wait times jump to a week — or more — across the U.S.

Colorado's state lab now takes 3-5 days to turn around tests, up from 24 to 48 hours. The wait is even longer for those tested through a private lab.

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Nonprofit cash being spent in Colorado campaigns still impossible to trace despite 2019 law

Outside spenders in Colorado's recent primary found ways around transparency, making money tough to track.