Colorado reenacts mask mandate for nursing homes, regardless of vaccination status
The restriction is another hint at the worsening coronavirus situation in Colorado and across the country, driven by spread of the more contagious delta variant
Colorado’s low-income patients can’t find specialty health care, study shows
A 3-year study shows safety net clinics can find specialists for their patients if they work extremely hard, but systemic change is needed to make real cuts to wait lists
Colorado governor warns “we expect it to get worse” as delta variant drives spike in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations
About 360 people were hospitalized in Colorado because of coronavirus on Monday, up about 100 over last week
Denver requires coronavirus vaccination for all city employees, hospital workers and teachers
The public health order is one of the most sweeping in the nation issued by a city
EPA plan to truck toxic mine waste through Telluride isn’t sitting well with locals
EPA says there will be short-term pain for long-term gain from moving final tailings pile on Telluride’s Valley Floor across town to a monitored mine-waste repository.
Adopting CDC guidance, Colorado recommends everyone wear masks in school settings
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released its updated school guidance late Friday evening, three days after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed their own recommendations
Who are parks for? Proposed housing development has Westminster neighbors fighting for space.
Some residents fear being shut out of coveted parkland as developer eyes new subdivision at “The Farm”
Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado’s second-largest district, will require masks for children under 12
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends masks for everyone in a school setting
Bus stop by bus stop, Denver-area health officials microtarget vaccine hesitancy
A mobile clinic in the East Colfax neighborhood is part of a new push by Denver-area public health officials to find the neighborhoods where vaccinations lag behind state or county averages
As coronavirus cases rise again, not even Colorado’s most-vaccinated counties have been spared. Here’s why.
State and local health officials have had a mixed response to new federal guidance urging vaccinated people to start wearing masks again
How an Aurora doctor breaks norms to treat refugees and recent immigrants
Dr. P.J. Parmar designed the Mango House clinic to survive on the Medicaid payments that many doctors across the U.S. reject as too low
Biden to launch vaccine push for millions of federal workers
The new policy amounts to a recognition by the Biden administration that the government — the nation’s biggest employer — must do more to boost sluggish vaccination rates
Two more hospital systems in Colorado will require workers to get vaccinated against coronavirus
The move by UCHealth and Denver Health increases the number of hospitals with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate to nearly 20 in Colorado
See if your Colorado county is among those where the CDC recommends you resume wearing a mask indoors
A majority of Colorado counties have transmission rates high enough that the CDC's new guidance applies
Staff at five Colorado hospitals will have to get vaccinated against coronavirus. What about all the rest?
Banner Health became the first hospital owner in Colorado to issue a mandate, but others may be waiting on the FDA to give full approval to the COVID-19 vaccines
Colorado governor not pursuing COVID-19 vaccine mandate for state employees as delta variant rages
Cases are rising across the U.S. and in Colorado as the delta variant, which is far more contagious than other strains of the disease, spreads
Colorado’s health department argues it can’t be sued in whistleblower lawsuit tied to botched HIV program
Colorado’s former head of disease control, fired last summer amid the pandemic, alleges state health officials retaliated against him after he blew the whistle on financial mismanagement
At least 610,000 white flags will stand in D.C. in honor of those who died from coronavirus. A Coloradan is among those behind it.
The memorial will be the largest participatory public art installation on the National Mall since the AIDS quilt in 1987.
Wildfire smoke drives people in low-vaccinated areas indoors, raising outbreak fears
Smoke and unrelenting heat have driven people to seek refuge at libraries, movie theaters, museums and other indoor venues
Unvaccinated staff at the center of federal investigation into rising nursing home deaths in Grand Junction
At one facility in Mesa County, 42% of staff were still not fully vaccinated compared to only about 8% of residents