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Federal judge temporarily blocks Douglas County mask-rule exemption

U.S. District Judge John Kane ordered the newly-formed Douglas County Health Department not to enforce the public health order for at least 14 days

Health
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Littwin: The art of persuasion is on life support. Biden’s safety net bill isn’t feeling too good, either

In Colorado, mandate-hesitant Jared Polis is reduced to begging the unvaccinated to get jabbed as the virus returns to the state with a vengeance

Opinion Columns

Drew Litton: More challenges await Colorado’s coming ski season

Opinion

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

Coronavirus

FDA signs off on extending booster shots to Americans who got Moderna or Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration's decisions mark a big step toward expanding the U.S. booster campaign

Coronavirus

Douglas County School District sues its new county health department over masks

The lawsuit asks the courts to block enforcement of the county's health order, which also limits quarantines for people exposed to COVID-19

Health

Littwin: Dennis Prager came to Colorado, hoping to get COVID, while campaigning for Heidi Ganahl

Three days after a Colorado Springs event, the radio host tested positive, which he proudly announced to his wide audience Monday. Which is how Ganahl learned about it.

Opinion

Adams, Arapahoe counties to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department after Douglas County’s exit

Per its legal obligation, Adams County will remain a part of TCHD through December 2022

Health

Colorado is still struggling to attract kids to its school COVID testing program

As the number of students tested under the state program (slowly) grows, so does the number of kids testing positive for the virus

Education

Colorado school board contests, stoked by COVID, draw intense partisan fervor and big money

Coronavirus measures, teaching on race motivate national groups, wealthy individuals and both Republican and Democratic parties to get involved in local races across the state

Education

The story of the historic COVID vaccine trial for kids at Children’s Hospital Colorado

A small army of clinical research nurses who organized and ran the trial called it their Super Bowl, operating under an energy not lost on the 252 kids who were enrolled

Coronavirus

Carman: Ruthless misogyny is behind our failure to care for children

Reliable, affordable care for kids is vital infrastructure. People dropping out of the workforce is a clear sign of a fiscal death spiral.

Opinion Columns

Colorado health officials back off plan to weaken coronavirus vaccine mandate for hospitals

The head of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said the state would instead wait until a forthcoming federal mandate is finalized

Coronavirus

Colorado kids are floundering in math, a “crisis” that may add up to trouble for tomorrow’s workforce

Standardized test results show students have fallen behind further in math than literacy amid the pandemic. The decline means the state’s labor force may lack required skills.

Education

Colorado businesses relied on sidewalk extensions to make a profit during COVID. They may be here to stay.

Parklets that became commonplace during the pandemic could become permanent fixtures on revitalized Main Streets across the state.

Business

More video visits and more doctor burnout: How the pandemic has changed health care in Colorado

Highlights from The Colorado Sun’s panel discussion on the future of health care

Health

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

Coronavirus

From sewers to golf courses, cities like Pueblo see green with federal COVID relief dollars

States received $195 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act. They had gotten other stimulus funding in earlier relief packages, including the CARES Act last year.

Coronavirus

Silverman: Nothing is quite normal, even though we want the pandemic to end

Last week I saw empty movie theaters, shuttered stores and lonely Denver streets — let's trust science and vaccines and get back to live events

Opinion Columns

Carman: Take it from a former vaccine skeptic, COVID is the “real deal”

A river guide thought COVID was overblown until he wound up in the hospital with a bad case. Now he's eager to get vaccinated

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