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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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Metro Denver health officials urge mask wearing amid COVID surge

Colorado and the Denver metro area continue to see steady increases in COVID-19 cases

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Federal judge extends order blocking students from opting out of Douglas County school mask mandate

U.S. District Court Judge John Kane said he would dismiss the case if the health board rescinds its order

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There are less than 100 intensive care beds available in Colorado as COVID cases continue to rise

As of Friday, there were 1,296 people with COVID-19 in Colorado hospitals

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Denver Zoo reports world’s first coronavirus cases in hyenas

Samples from a variety of animals at the zoo, including the spotted hyenas, were tested after several lions at the facility became ill

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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 launches program to help homeowners struggling with their mortgage payments

Money is available to cover 3 months of past-due mortgage payments, but it may be too late for some homeowners in the foreclosure process.

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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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U.S. gives final clearance to COVID-19 shots for kids 5 to 11

Millions of shots made by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech have already been shipped to states, doctors’ offices and pharmacies, to be ready for CDC's decision

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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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Two districts account for nearly 90% of Colorado’s very limited COVID testing in schools

Nearly two months into the program, only about 6,000 students are getting swabbed weekly. That’s less than 1% of the state’s K-12 population.

Education

Tri-County Health halts COVID-19 services to Douglas County

State agency to take over pandemic duties in breakaway county

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A Colorado program introduces students from diverse backgrounds to the medical field. It’s more important than ever.

Children’s Hospital of Colorado’s Medical Career Collaborative is now in its 22nd year. It has helped hundreds of students.

Education

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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Colorado governor prepares to request federal medical surge teams, stop elective procedures as COVID hospitalizations spike

Gov. Jared Polis also said he may reinstate an order or orders rationing medical care in the state.

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At least 59,000 U.S. meat workers caught COVID. Nearly 300 of them — including several in Colorado — died.

At the height of the outbreaks, meatpacking production fell to about 60% of normal as several major plants closed for deep cleaning and safety upgrades

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Fraught Douglas County School Board meeting follows federal judge’s ruling on masks

The meeting came hours after a federal judge temporarily blocked an order from Douglas County's new board of health that allowed people to opt out of the school district's rule that everyone wear masks

Education

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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