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Mask-wearing mandates in Colorado, other states leave big gaps in protection

By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News BOULDER — Brady Bowman, a 19-year-old student at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and two friends strolled down 11th Street, all sporting matching neck gaiters branded with the Thomas’ English Muffins logo. He had received an entire box of the promotional gaiters. He thinks they are just more comfortable to […]

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Colorado expands state lab capacity for virus testing, boosts private partners

By Patty Nieberg, The Associated Press/Report for America Colorado is increasing its public-private partnerships to ramp up the state’s coronavirus testing, Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday, bemoaning the lack of a national testing strategy that could produce rapid results for all. Polis said it’s “unacceptable” that many coronavirus tests take more than a week to […]