Coronavirus

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For diabetes patients, new health threats and cost concerns surface during coronavirus

Racial and income gaps in diabetes management and access to care are worse than ever in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Struggling ski resort industry frets over Trump’s ban on immigrant worker visas

“If you are an HR director at a ski area, you are panicking right now," said Dave Byrd, policy director for the National Ski Areas Association, referencing President Trump’s extension of an immigrant visa ban through 2020.

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Fraudsters foiled by Colorado’s unemployment office as number of new out-of-work claims decline

State rolls out fraud prevention tips in case you’re one of those employed folks who received unemployment notices in the mail

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How much should the state spend to learn how far Colorado kids have fallen behind during the pandemic?

Ten education organizations hope the state will invest in a diagnostic assessment for kids. A group that includes parents and teachers insists resources for the classroom and students need funding instead.

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Coronavirus will add 500,000 people to Colorado’s Medicaid rolls — with major consequences for the health care system

From hospital profits to insurance prices to policy debates, the pandemic has reshaped the debate about health care in Colorado

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Colorado counties plead for compliance as coronavirus cases rise among younger people across the state

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says over the last 25 days, people under 30 accounted for about 40% of the state’s COVID-19 cases

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An increasing number of Colorado coronavirus patients are surviving, and fewer need ventilators

The state's coronavirus mortality rate for hospitalized patients dropped to 10.5% compared to 15.1% in March, according to data shared by major hospital systems in Colorado

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The hidden deaths from coronavirus: People are dying after the pandemic removed their safety nets

Sara Wittner, of Broomfield, began using narcotics again after the COVID-19 pandemic dismantled elements of her sobriety support system. She died of a suspected fentanyl overdose.

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Planning for drought has made Colorado whitewater rafting companies ready to weather coronavirus

Adding lodging and land adventures, like ziplines, via ferrata and art classes, has helped outfitters keep their place as outdoor economic engines, even when weather and illness make it tough.