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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks

Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Opinion: Now’s the time for Colorado to act boldly and cut air pollution

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Don’t use coronavirus antibody tests for workplace decisions, western Colorado health officials say

Experts question the value and accuracy of antibody data and point to low prevalence of the virus in Ouray County

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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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Aspen, other ski towns thought coronavirus anitbody tests would help them reopen. Instead they caused confusion.

Now, amid concerns about their unreliability, many testing programs have been scaled back or put on hold

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Opinion: As you emerge from coronavirus isolation, stay safe in the sun

Getting outdoors is a boost to mental and physical health, especially right now, but please remember to follow safety guidance to protect yourself and loved ones.

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Colorado sewage treatment plants are examining your poop for coronavirus clues. Seriously.

Humans begin to shed coronavirus in their feces within three days of infection, which could provide a heads up on outbreaks. At least three Colorado water treatment systems are studying poo for warning signs.

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Coronavirus may have reached Colorado as early as January, weeks before the state had the ability to test

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says it wasn’t until Feb. 27 that the state could test people for COVID-19. “We were really in a reactionary mode instead of being able to be in front of it,” one top official says.

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How pregnant women in Colorado are adapting to the coronavirus crisis to keep themselves safe

The CDC doesn't know whether pregnancy increases chances of infection, but the fast spread of COVID-19 has some women very worried. Some are even considering delivering their babies at birthing centers to avoid infection-filled hospitals.

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Colorado’s legislature won’t resume Monday as planned. It’s an open question when they will return.

Top lawmakers at the Capitol are awaiting a Colorado Supreme Court ruling on how to proceed, but they’re also beginning to eye a special legislative session as a remedy to the coronavirus pause.

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Colorado hospitals are postponing elective surgeries, reusing masks in preparation for a coronavirus surge

Hospitals and urgent care centers are already seeing numbers rise as more people who aren’t infected but are worried about COVID-19 come to get examined

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Colorado has its first, second presumptive cases of coronavirus

The first patient is a visitor from California who was in Summit County. He is recovering in isolation in the Denver area. The second patient is an elderly Douglas County woman who traveled internationally.

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Here are 5 answers about Colorado’s response to coronavirus. We want to hear what other questions you have.

The state is ramping up testing and standing up its emergency operations center, but it’s not going as far as some other states yet.

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Carman: Coronavirus is coming soon, but don’t panic – doctor’s orders

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A push to fix Colorado’s lowest-in-the-nation vaccine rates has an unexpected critic: Jared Polis

A state lawmaker wants to eliminate the personal-belief exemption for immunizations as threat of an outbreak looms.

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