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Will COVID patients who reject vaccines embrace monoclonal antibodies? Colorado is counting on it.

As coronavirus hospitalizations top 1,500 statewide, Colorado health officials hope expanding monoclonal antibody treatment will help avert a crisis

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Did Colorado’s COVID vaccine mandate for health care workers hurt hospital staffing? It’s complicated.

As a percentage of the workforce, the number of people who left or lost their jobs was small. But rural hospitals were hit harder.

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Colorado’s governor always said hospital capacity would dictate a new mask mandate. So why hasn’t he issued one?

Jared Polis vowed Aug. 12 to take action before Colorado’s hospitals are overwhelmed with COVID patients. They are nearly overwhelmed.

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Colorado loosening requirements for hospital staff as COVID continues to surge

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment authorized so-called crisis standards of care in regards to hospital staffing

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What is driving Colorado’s COVID surge? Not even the experts are sure.

In addition to coronavirus cases, delayed health care during the pandemic has come back to haunt Colorado hospitals

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Colorado hospitals are so full they just did something they haven’t done all pandemic

The Colorado Hospital Association says increasing COVID-19 cases in the state are placing a “monumental” strain on health care capacity

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Colorado governor says onus is on unvaccinated with “death wish” as coronavirus situation continues to worsen

One out of every 51 Coloradans is estimated to be currently contagious with COVID-19

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Treatment with monoclonal antibodies can prevent COVID hospitalizations — if you hurry

Radio host Dennis Prager’s COVID-19 infection raised questions about why health officials prioritize unvaccinated people for the coronavirus treatment

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Colorado has just 120 intensive care beds available statewide as COVID hospitalizations rise

Gov. Jared Polis urgently pleaded with Coloradans to get vaccinated as more than 1,100 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19

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Some hospitals resorted to crisis triage during the pandemic. A Colorado doctor says more should have.

A Q&A with Dr. Matthew Wynia, a bioethicist at the University of Colorado, on why more states did not enact “crisis standards of care” when their hospitals were strained

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Why Colorado’s hospitals have bent — but not broken — during the latest COVID surge

The state’s relatively high vaccination rate is one reason

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Wyoming governor sends National Guard to help COVID-strapped hospitals

Guard members were deployed to 24 sites in 17 cities in Wyoming

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Colorado has fewer intensive care beds available now than at any other point in the pandemic

81% of people now hospitalized with COVID-19 in Colorado are unvaccinated or only partially vaccinated against the disease. About 85% of recent COVID deaths in Colorado are also among that group.

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For Colorado health workers, the latest COVID surge is a special kind of exhausting

“We started to see an end to the tunnel,” said Josi Hamill, a nurse ICU manager. “Everyone was getting really excited. We were down to one to two COVID patients in our unit.”

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On Colorado’s Front Range, your neighborhood may determine your risk of catching COVID-19

A new report from the Colorado Health Institute tracks coronavirus’ disparate toll, with people living in diverse, low-income neighborhoods in the crosshairs

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Colorado study reveals potential link between air pollution and coronavirus deaths

The analysis by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also underscores the disproportionate toll of COVID-19 on communities of color

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Colorado hospitals are rapidly vaccinating their staff against coronavirus. Questions remain about the timing of who comes next.

Some hospitals could finish giving first doses to staff in Phase 1a within weeks and move into Phase 1b

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Testing alone won’t be enough to stem Colorado’s surge of coronavirus cases

Health officials warn that the tried and true advice of tests -- plus “austere behavior” -- offers the best chance to control the virus

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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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Coronavirus is circulating in Colorado at its highest rate since the pandemic began, health officials say

There were 894 coronavirus hospitalizations in Colorado as of Thursday -- the highest-ever level. CU responds by going to online-only instruction starting Nov. 16.

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