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Colorado prepares to give $35 million boost to small nonprofits helping diverse, rural communities

House Bill 1356 would provide grants up to $100,000 to at least 350 organizations

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Opinion: How Colorado can prepare for the next COVID-19 variant

Now that Omicron has faded, Colorado has a window of normalcy to learn from earlier waves and be ready for the next

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Colorado está enfrentando dificultades para vacunar a más hispanos. Conoce a la mujer que intenta cambiar eso.

Julissa Soto ha estado organizando eventos de vacunación en los tipos de lugares a los cuales los funcionarios de salud pública con frecuencia no van: iglesias, discotecas y mercados.

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Colorado is struggling to vaccinate more of its Hispanic population. Meet the woman trying to change that.

Julissa Soto has been organizing vaccination clinics in the kinds of places where public health officials often don’t go: Churches, nightclubs and markets

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COVID cases appear to be rising again in Colorado. Is another surge likely?

Experts believe the state still has high levels of immunity, likely making any possible surge caused by the omicron BA.2 variant less severe

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In the age of social media, a new app aims to help Colorado teens make friends off their phones

The Nod app, piloted across eight school districts, helps students learn ways to form new face-to-face friendships after the pandemic left many isolated and anxious

Education

Nicolais: Let’s change our world. We can start with a little gratitude.

Despite a seemingly endless series of dismal circumstances, it is more important than ever to be grateful

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Inside the postal system’s most ambitious program in 246 years — mailing your COVID tests

A discreet warehouse in Denver holds hundreds of thousands of coronavirus test kits, part of a program to deliver free tests to every American household.

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Five charts that show how Colorado has fared after two years of COVID

The state has generally done better than the rest of the nation in preventing infections and deaths

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Littwin: As his poll numbers plunge, Biden tries for a mask-free State of the Union reset

Lauren Boebert draws national attention and disgust with her heckling of Biden just as he was set to talk about the death of his son Beau.

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What does it take to persuade someone to get a COVID vaccine? Patience, understanding and a lot of love.

Colorado’s coronavirus vaccination campaign may appear to have hit a wall. But there are still ways to persuade unvaccinated people to get the shot.

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Opinion: COVID opened the door to new energy thinking. We haven’t stepped through it

If a pandemic isn’t enough to accelerate the energy transition, then what is?

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Governor says vaccinated Coloradans can “live your normal pre-pandemic life” as state unveils plan for COVID’s forever presence

Earlier this month the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment was looking to the private sector for help in rethinking strategies to deal with the presence of the virus forever

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“It’s like they don’t believe in COVID-19”: Complaint claims ICE failing to contain infections at Aurora facility

Poor health standards resulted in a coronavirus outbreak inside the immigration detention facility run by the private, for-profit GEO Group, advocacy group says.

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Colorado deactivates crisis standards for health care system as COVID cases decline

The standards provided guidance and liability protection during periods of high stress on health care workers

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Most Colorado school districts ditch mask mandates

The change mirrors decisions in previously COVID-cautious blue states like New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Oregon that have also dropped school mask requirements

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Death threats over a vaccine clinic hosted by Littleton Public Schools led to days of anxiety, urgency for the district

Threats began shortly after videos surfaced showing teens lying to clinic staff at Heritage High School as part of a deliberate attempt to shut down the clinic

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Nicolais: My cousin Matt died last week and must now be in Neverland

After he succumbed to several long-term illnesses, including long-haul COVID, I am sure he is in a place that fit him better than this world

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High case numbers drive southwest Colorado tribes to revive COVID restrictions

Some tribal leaders blame off-reservation schools, where masks are not required, as cases among Ute Mountain and Southern Ute members surge

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Colorado hospital mortality rates spiked 35% when pandemic started, report finds

A new report by the Colorado Hospital Association shows the burden coronavirus patients placed on the state’s health care system

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