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Colorado offers gift cards to students who sign up for COVID testing

Students will be eligible for a $25 gift card for the first test and $10 for each subsequent test.

Education

Weekly testing could limit COVID’s spread in Colorado schools, state officials say as cases among kids surge

Cases among children ages 6 to 11, who are too young to be vaccinated, started increasing in July. Since mid-August, when students returned to school, cases in the age group have risen sharply.

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Many Colorado students are back in class, but the state’s expanded school COVID testing program won’t start for weeks

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is behind schedule to sign contracts for a weekly COVID-19 rapid testing program available to schools statewide

Education

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

School districts across the Denver metro area are taking different approaches to mask-wearing as they prepare for the new academic year

Education

Colorado launches $5M sweepstakes to persuade people to get a COVID vaccine. Here’s how it will work.

Colorado is following in the footsteps of Ohio, where a vaccine drawing helped drive a surge in people getting inoculated against COVID-19

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Fort Lewis College will require students to be vaccinated for coronavirus to enroll for the next academic year

Leaders at the southwest Colorado college say vaccination is the best hope for restoring in-person learning.

Education

How CU scientists identified coronavirus “super-carriers” by collecting gallons of students’ spit

Two recent studies from the University of Colorado Boulder may have solved a pandemic mystery: Why were so many dorm roommates of COVID-positive students not also getting sick?

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All Coloradans will have access to coronavirus vaccine by mid-April, governor says

The next vaccine distribution phase, Phase 1b.4, will begin on March 19 includes anyone 50 and up, restaurant workers and many other essential workers

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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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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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Colorado nursing homes with the most coronavirus deaths were cited for poor infection control

A Colorado Sun investigation found that many of the nursing homes with the highest death counts were told multiple times to clean up hygiene protocols intended to protect residents.

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In Colorado, whether you want a coronavirus vaccine may depend on your party affiliation, new poll shows

Magellan Strategies found that only 55% percent of registered voters in Colorado who haven’t been inoculated want to receive a vaccine once it becomes available to them, including only 29% of Republicans

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Ouray police officers turned down the coronavirus vaccine. Then almost the entire department fell ill.

Police officers and other responders were among the first people eligible in Ouray County to get the vaccine when it arrived at the end of December. Very few took the shot.

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Coloradans 65 and older, teachers will have access to coronavirus vaccine starting Feb. 8

The governor estimated it will take about two weeks to administer first doses to all educators who want to be vaccinated

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7 ways Joe Biden’s presidency may quickly affect Colorado

A $1.9 trillion emergency coronavirus relief bill, environmental policies and Trump’s decision on where to locate U.S. Space Command are among the initiatives that could have big local impact

Politics and Government

Your nose knows you have COVID before you do. Is a scratch-and-sniff card the best tool for mass testing?

Researchers at the University of Colorado and Yale have developed a smell test they estimate can be as effective for coronavirus surveillance as regular PCR tests

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Man who tested positive for more contagious coronavirus variant is Colorado National Guard soldier

The soldier, who is in his 20s, was deployed at the Good Samaritan Society nursing home in Simla, where the Colorado National Guard was responding to an outbreak at the facility

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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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FDA clears Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine for American public

Colorado will receive 95,600 doses of Moderna's vaccine next week

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Colorado lawmaker who also works as ER nurse gets coronavirus vaccine, hopes to show others it’s safe

State Rep Kyle Mullica, a Northglenn Democrat who has worked on vaccine legislation in the past, isn’t ruling out another bill around the coronavirus inoculation

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