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Colorado governor signs $34 billion budget into law, setting aside historic reserves and funding $800M stimulus package

The budget does not include $3.8 billion in federal coronavirus stimulus money heading to Colorado as part of the American Rescue Plan

Politics and Government

Colorado has the worst coronavirus case rate in the country as it ends most statewide restrictions

The state is still in the midst of its second-largest surge of COVID-19, and the variants of the virus that are circulating are harder to control

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How Colorado schools are helping teenagers — and their families — get the COVID vaccine

In the final weeks of a disrupted school year, some districts are partnering with health care providers and community groups to run clinics especially for students

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Kids as young as 12 can now get a coronavirus vaccine in Colorado. Here’s what you need to know.

Children under the age of 18 can only receive the Pfizer vaccine, but state officials say there’s lots of it to go around

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Colorado plans mask-mandate changes after CDC says fully vaccinated people can stop wearing face coverings in most places

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidance on mask wearing in a striking move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life

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Colorado will begin offering on-site vaccine clinics at workplaces

The idea is to increase the state's inoculation rates, which haven't been rising as quickly in recent weeks as supply begins to outpace demand

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U.S. regulators approve Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children as young as 12

Shots could begin as soon as a federal vaccine advisory committee issues recommendations for using the two-dose vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds

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117 Colorado nursing homes with COVID outbreaks received both fines and financial assistance from the federal government

1,103 residents died at Colorado nursing homes that had outbreaks, paid fines and pocketed bonuses in 2020, 9Wants to Know found

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Many Colorado families struggle to afford pricey summer camps. A nonprofit is footing the bill for hundreds.

ReSchool Colorado will connect nearly 800 kids to summer learning and fun, helping them overcome an opportunity gap that extends from the school year into summer.

Education

Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus variants circulating in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has identified five cases in Mesa County of a new variant that originated in India

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A Colorado woman developed rare blood clots from a coronavirus vaccine. She says you should still get vaccinated.

Doctors at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital were the first in the country to try a different drug in treating the clots

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More and more Colorado parents are vaccinated, but their kids mostly aren’t. So what about those summer travel plans?

While kids are less likely to get severely ill from COVID-19, a Children’s Hospital Colorado doctor says parents still need to be cautious

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FDA expected to OK Pfizer vaccine for youngsters ages 12 to 15 within a week

Pfizer isn’t the only company seeking to lower the age limit for its vaccine

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Almost 75% of likely Colorado voters are already vaccinated against coronavirus or plan to get inoculated, poll shows

But 12% said they aren’t sure whether they’ll get vaccinated against COVID-19 and 15% said they don’t plan on getting vaccinated

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Colorado governor drops mask mandate for indoor spaces where at least 80% of people are fully vaccinated

Masks are no longer required for gatherings of nine people or fewer in Colorado

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Colorado’s teacher shortage may worsen coming out of the pandemic. Could $13M stop the trend?

A bipartisan bill seeks to build up the future workforce with middle and high schoolers, veterans and mid-career professionals and keep them in classrooms long term.

Education

Aurora ICE detention facility reports 100 COVID-19 cases

ICE spokesperson Alethea Smock said the facility has received an increasing number of new detainees and transfers from border facilities

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Here are the most common coronavirus vaccine side effects in Colorado

An overwhelming majority of reported side effects are mild. The ones that aren’t get special scrutiny.

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Colorado-based Global SuperTanker firefighting plane may be sold to assist COVID-19 response

Domestically, the SuperTanker has been used mostly in California and in Oregon in 2018

Wildfire

Colorado coronavirus cases are rising, especially among people under 18, as hospitalizations spike as well

Gov. Jared Polis and state health officials urged people Tuesday to keep getting vaccinated, especially with thousands of open appointments available in the next few days

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