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Pritchett: You’re going to die. So now what are you going to do about it?

Death can be a difficult topic, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t talk about it. Avoidance is not a solution.

Opinion Columns

13 charts that show how Colorado has fared during coronavirus

Colorado has generally done better than other states during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are exceptions

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For Indigenous rights activists in Colorado, coronavirus brought momentum and pushback

Like its viral predecessors, the novel coronavirus has torn through Indigenous communities with particular vehemence. For many of them, this year has brought new urgency to old protests.

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JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley shuts down so workers can get COVID-19 vaccine shots

Workers at the plant where six employees and a corporate manager died from the coronavirus will receive 4 hours of pay plus a $100 bonus for getting the vaccine.

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The behind-the-scenes story of being Gov. Jared Polis during Colorado’s coronavirus crisis

“Who would think losing 6,000 people could ever be a win instead of 8,000? It’s just horrific every day,” the Democrat said.

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Workers at Greeley meatpacking plant where 500 were sickened by coronavirus will be vaccinated

The major meatpacking companies — JBS, Cargill, Tyson Foods and Smithfield Foods — say a number of states plan to begin vaccinating meat plant workers this week, including in Iowa, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, North Carolina, Missouri, Kentucky and Michigan.

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Colorado’s “last responders” are exhausted after a year of coronavirus goodbyes

The unprecedented loss is taking a toll even on the medical providers best trained to handle it

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For Coloradans who handle the dead, no rest and far less solace under cruel coronavirus rules

Even the peaceful keepers of Mount Olivet Cemetery felt overrun and overwhelmed by the way coronavirus forced them to carry out their sacred mission.

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The coronavirus’ toll in Colorado: A year of bottomless grief and relentless division

The COVID-19 pandemic is among the largest mass-casualty events in state history, but the devastation was personal for some and just out of view for others.

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Three family members tried to avoid coronavirus in their Colorado home. It found and killed them all anyway.

John C. Castillo, 84, died first. Within a month his two caregiver children, Johnny Castillo and Jean D. Chavez, succumbed to COVID-19 as well.

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More than half of Colorado’s prison population has likely been infected with coronavirus, report says

More than 16,000 cases have been tied to outbreaks at prisons, jails and detention facilities in the state, a Colorado Health Institute analysis says

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In latest coronavirus data, Colorado researchers can glimpse the end of the pandemic

As long as the state maintains current levels of social distancing, the risk of overrunning hospitals has likely passed, according to new modeling projections

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Fueled by coronavirus, Colorado saw an extraordinary increase in deaths in 2020

COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in the state in 2020, according to preliminary numbers

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“Of course it feels unsafe”: Colorado prisons face staffing crisis as scores of guards, inmates catch coronavirus

Already, parole officers have been offered overtime pay to serve as prison guards and help with basic operations inside the locked facilities

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Grand Junction woman transforms coronavirus’ staggering death toll into a comforting work of art

Artist Linda McBride began honoring the pandemic’s dead when the toll was 120,000. Now it’s over 300,000 and her work is far from finished.

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Colorado’s final coronavirus vaccine preparations include practicing for high-stakes delivery road trips

There’s security to consider, as well as Interstate 70 traffic and snowstorms. “It’s getting (different) groups to come together to put the syringes in the arms at the end of the day,” one official said.

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Colorado governor unveils new coronavirus restrictions aimed at preventing lockdowns

Coronavirus is running so rampant in many counties -- including Denver, Adams and Jefferson -- they should already be locked down under metrics defining the state’s old dial system.

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Colorado’s coronavirus deaths haven’t yet spiked as cases have. Health leaders say that’s not a reason for complacency.

Though hospitals are better at treating COVID-19 patients now than in the spring, strained hospital capacity makes it harder to sustain those advances

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Colorado coronavirus updates: News from across the state

To help you stay updated as the situation evolves, The Colorado Sun has launched this live blog with updates on closures, restrictions, and other COVID-19 developments.

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Why another statewide lockdown is unlikely, even as Colorado’s coronavirus situation worsens each day

The Colorado Sun interviewed Gov. Jared Polis about his thinking on how to handle the latest surge of COVID-19 in the state. “We’re learning a lot more,” he said.

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