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Colorado Department of Corrections rolls back vaccine mandate amid massive staff shortage

Employees working in state prisons will no longer be required to receive COVID-19 vaccinations as the Colorado Department of Corrections works to fill more than 1,700 vacancies. The state’s prison system is still “highly recommending” all staff — new or existing — receive a vaccine and booster, a CDOC spokeswoman said in an email confirming […]

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Colorado’s next COVID hurdle: Beating the usual fall surge

Little has been consistent during the coronavirus pandemic in Colorado, but this has: Fall is COVID season. In both 2020 and 2021, as kids returned to classes and pumpkin-spiced lattes emerged from their caffeinated hidey-holes, COVID cases began to rise in the state. By this time last year, reports of new coronavirus infections had already […]