XBB.1.5 — nicknamed the “Kraken” — has yet to hit Colorado in full force. When it does, it could drive a new wave of infections.
Time for a systematic review — the successes and failures — so we’re better prepared for the next health emergency.
After more than two years of the COVID pandemic, it’s a bit of good news for the public health system
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 […]
Missy Anderson stepped out of the shade and into the building heat of another day in one of Denver’s hottest summers on record. Anderson is an injury prevention coordinator at Denver Health, meaning she works to deter the kinds of accidents and events that often land people in the hospital. On this July day, that […]
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before during the pandemic: COVID cases are rising again in Colorado. But what this means now — at a time when reports of new infections are still pretty low and the vast majority of the population has some kind of immunity against the virus — is a bit […]
An English-language version of this article can be read here. Julissa Soto llegó temprano a la iglesia el Miércoles de Ceniza, un día tan apropiado como cualquiera para animar a que las personas pensaran en la mortalidad. Últimamente, Soto había estado yendo mucho a la iglesia, parte de un trabajo que ella, como católica devota, […]
Una versión en español de este artículo está disponible para leerse aquí. Julissa Soto arrived at the church early on Ash Wednesday, as good a day as any for her to urge people to think about mortality. She’d been in church a lot lately, part of a job that she, a devout Catholic, had come […]
Late last week, a key line on a chart monitoring coronavirus case trends turned red, signaling something public health experts had not quite anticipated to be happening so soon: COVID infections appear to be rising again in Colorado. The increase so far is small, and it’s starting from one of the lowest levels of infection […]
OK, so now is the pandemic almost over? In a flurry of votes and orders issued over the past several days, both the state and local governments have begun to dismantle some of Colorado’s most visible remaining COVID restrictions. Denver and Tri-County Health Department will allow their mask mandates to expire this week. Jefferson, Broomfield […]