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Denver and its surrounding counties just issued a new mask order. These five charts show why.

The number of people dying from COVID in Colorado is the highest it has been all year

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Debating whether to vaccinate your kids against COVID? Here are some things to know.

The risk of myocarditis from a coronavirus infection is much greater than it is from the COVID vaccine, according to research.

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Will COVID patients who reject vaccines embrace monoclonal antibodies? Colorado is counting on it.

As coronavirus hospitalizations top 1,500 statewide, Colorado health officials hope expanding monoclonal antibody treatment will help avert a crisis

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Did Colorado’s COVID vaccine mandate for health care workers hurt hospital staffing? It’s complicated.

As a percentage of the workforce, the number of people who left or lost their jobs was small. But rural hospitals were hit harder.

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Pressure grows on Gov. Jared Polis for a mask mandate to slow rising coronavirus cases

Local public health leaders across the state have sent letters to Polis asking for a new statewide mask order

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Colorado’s governor always said hospital capacity would dictate a new mask mandate. So why hasn’t he issued one?

Jared Polis vowed Aug. 12 to take action before Colorado’s hospitals are overwhelmed with COVID patients. They are nearly overwhelmed.

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Governor prepares to expand Colorado’s COVID hospital capacity, push vaccine requirement for large indoor events

Gov. Jared Polis said that the steps he has taken so far to combat rising COVID hospitalizations “are not going to be enough”

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Colorado loosening requirements for hospital staff as COVID continues to surge

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment authorized so-called crisis standards of care in regards to hospital staffing

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All Colorado adults are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, state says

Dr. Eric France, the state health department's chief medical officer, said Tuesday that the recommendation is in line with federal guidance

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Colorado’s slim chance at herd immunity is slipping away as people’s COVID-19 protection wanes

Data from UCHealth University of Colorado hospital illuminates the debate over immunity from infection vs vaccination

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What is driving Colorado’s COVID surge? Not even the experts are sure.

In addition to coronavirus cases, delayed health care during the pandemic has come back to haunt Colorado hospitals

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Colorado hospitals are so full they just did something they haven’t done all pandemic

The Colorado Hospital Association says increasing COVID-19 cases in the state are placing a “monumental” strain on health care capacity

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Colorado governor says onus is on unvaccinated with “death wish” as coronavirus situation continues to worsen

One out of every 51 Coloradans is estimated to be currently contagious with COVID-19

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Treatment with monoclonal antibodies can prevent COVID hospitalizations — if you hurry

Radio host Dennis Prager’s COVID-19 infection raised questions about why health officials prioritize unvaccinated people for the coronavirus treatment

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A Colorado lawsuit is testing the boundaries of religious exemptions to COVID vaccines

A federal judge on Monday denied a request for a preliminary injunction against the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s vaccine requirements

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The rate of people in Colorado with health insurance held steady during the pandemic

Medicaid enrollment increased, while people covered by employer-sponsored insurance declined

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Colorado has just 120 intensive care beds available statewide as COVID hospitalizations rise

Gov. Jared Polis urgently pleaded with Coloradans to get vaccinated as more than 1,100 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19

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Colorado health officials back off plan to weaken coronavirus vaccine mandate for hospitals

The head of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said the state would instead wait until a forthcoming federal mandate is finalized

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Colorado will be first in the U.S. to require comprehensive health coverage for gender-affirming services

The state is also expanding coverage for acupuncture and other treatments that are alternatives to opioids

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More video visits and more doctor burnout: How the pandemic has changed health care in Colorado

Highlights from The Colorado Sun’s panel discussion on the future of health care

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