Health

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Boulder, seeking to stop coronavirus surge, bans all gatherings among 18 to 22 year olds until Oct. 8

There have been nearly 1,400 confirmed or probable coronavirus cases among University of Colorado Boulder students since Aug. 24, the first day of the school's fall semester

Colorado’s splintered mental health system has had tragic failures. The state is taking the first step to fix it.

A task force ordered by Gov. Jared Polis calls for creating a new Behavioral Health Administration, but the plan has no new funding

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Is Colorado leading or lagging on climate policy? It depends on which states you’re comparing us to.

On the one hand, the state has adopted some of the most ambitious climate laws in the county; on the other, critics say Gov. Jared Polis’ administration has failed to use the laws to their fullest.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

A guide to how Colorado’s climate-change response compares to California’s and other states

While there are some similarities between states in working to combat a warming planet, the U.S. is really a mosaic of approaches

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Wave of suicides in northwest Colorado part of “toxic stress” from coronavirus, experts say

Nine people have died by suicide so far this year, five in the past month in a region that has been fighting to expand mental health care and break down stigma around treatment

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s coronavirus surge isn’t limited to college students, is similar to spike after July 4

Coronavirus cases in Colorado have reached their highest levels since July. Dr. Rachel Herlihy, the state's epidemiologist, called the spike "very concerning."

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Doctors are overwhelmed by coronavirus. So why did Colorado officials just end a 30-year contract with a peer health program?

The state Department of Regulatory Agencies approved a contract for a new program without telling the Colorado Medical Board, setting off a firestorm of complaints from doctors across the state.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is still seeing a sharp drop in the number of kids being vaccinated amid coronavirus

Colorado already has worst-in-the-nation vaccination rates for childhood measles, and now health experts fear possible further declines

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado oil and gas emissions rules begin to tighten, but gaps open over what is monitored, by whom and where

Western Slope commissioners say rules designed to pull the Front Range into federal ozone compliance are an “economic risk” for northwest Colorado