Articles By Moe Clark

Colorado is still figuring out how to protect the homeless as Denver shelter reports two coronavirus cases

Two patients at the Stout Street clinic tested positive for COVID-19 and are now recovering in isolation. Homeless advocates worry the state isn’t prepared for an outbreak.

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Colorado’s coronavirus stay-at-home order raised a lot of questions. Don’t call 911 to ask them.

Residents are wondering if they can pick up children from ex-spouses, teachers want to know if they can deliver homework to students, and some people are even asking if they still have to follow traffic laws.

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Colorado is now under a stay-at-home order. But what about those without homes?

With state efforts lagging, Springs Rescue Mission invests in “isolation” shelter to slow the spread of coronavirus, protect people experiencing homelessness -- a move that’s “definitely a test of our faith.”

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Colorado is banking on telehealth to slow coronavirus. But many rural hospitals lack necessary resources.

Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement rules changed on Wednesday, but rural hospitals say they still face significant financial barriers to get the virtual systems in place fast enough to make a difference

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Homeless shelters and health officials scramble for a plan as coronavirus spreads in Colorado

Health officials are encouraging individuals with coronavirus symptoms to get tested and self quarantine. But what happens when you don’t have a home?

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Colorado lawmakers wanted to tackle the state’s PFAS problem. They are taking more of a baby step.

A bill to regulate harmful “forever chemicals” that contaminate groundwater was chopped in half during its first public hearing

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Suncor oil refinery agrees to $9 million settlement with Colorado for air quality violations in Commerce City

The deal with Colorado’s health department includes $2.6 million in projects to improve environment and health in the adjacent neighborhoods most affected by violations, including Globeville and Elyria-Swansea

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Bernie Sanders wins Colorado’s Democratic presidential primary, but late ballot surge may tighten race

The Associated Press called the race for Sanders a moment after voting ended at 7 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is beating expectations in Colorado.

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Colorado lawmakers want to stop dogs, cats from being euthanized in shelters for lack of space

Senate Bill 164 sets a “standard of care” but still allows euthanasia if the animal is terminally ill, injured or dangerous. Shelters say that’s already current practice.