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Zornio: Polis is playing with fire, and his mistakes on COVID-19 may lead to a full hospital collapse

As Gov. Jared Polis doubles down on refusing mask and vaccine mandates, a new variant threatens to tip the scales

Opinion Columns

Fewer COVID cases are being reported, but more of the virus is being found in Denver-area sewage

A Colorado researcher says the situation may indicate vaccinated people are catching the virus but not feeling sick enough to get tested

Coronavirus

Is there a Santa shortage or a holiday party boom? In Colorado, there appears to be both.

One rookie Santa seized the opportunity to translate his entertainer’s instincts to a new seasonal vocation for restoring wonder to a jaded world

Coloradans

Jim Morrissey: When Colorado’s Christmas spirit goes awry

Opinion

Disruption turned into destruction: Colorado kids are acting out in classrooms while struggling to cope

Prolonged school closures, adults clashing over political debates and families suffering job loss or the death of a loved one have all contributed to students misbehaving in school

Education

Masks, COVID vaccines will be optional in Douglas County schools, new board majority decides

Board President Mike Peterson said the goal is to provide students with a consistent, predictable masking policy and move to a system where individual accommodations are made instead of broad mandates

Education

Pfizer says its COVID booster offers protection against omicron variant

Blood samples taken a month after a booster showed people harbored levels of omicron-neutralizing antibodies that were similar to amounts proven protective against earlier variants after two doses

Coronavirus

The data are in: Coloradans who get a COVID vaccine booster are nearly 50 times less likely to be hospitalized

Coloradans who received a booster shot were 2.4 times less likely to test positive for COVID-19 than people who had been fully vaccinated against the virus but had not received a boost

Coronavirus

The need for preschool has never been greater — and never harder — for struggling Colorado families to get

Early childhood education is a boon to kids and their parents, but who can access it depends heavily on who can pay for it, and in Colorado demand outstrips the supply of preschool facilities and workers.

Education

Zornio: Meet Marina Zimmerman, the Republican trying to oust Lauren Boebert

After redistricting heavily favors conservatives, the best chance to remove Boebert might be to replace her with a new and better Republican

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s second omicron case identified in Boulder County

A person in Boulder County "with recent travel history to South Africa" tested positive for the variant

Coronavirus

Remember Colorado’s COVID exposure system for smartphones? It’s getting a lot of use during the recent surge.

More than 3 million people have signed up to receive alerts via smartphone after they’ve been near someone with the virus. But do they follow up?

Coronavirus

Omicron variant detected in Colorado woman who recently traveled to Africa

The omicron variant was first identified overseas last week

Coronavirus

With federal COVID sick leave gone, workers feel pressure to show up at work

Paid sick leave is an essential tool — like testing, masks and vaccines — in the effort to prevent COVID-19 infection and keep workplaces safe. Few states have programs. Colorado is one of them.

Health

COVID cases are down in Colorado, but the new omicron variant could change that

No cases have been detected, but public health agencies are closely monitoring tests and surveilling sewage for signs of the more transmissible coronavirus variant.

Coronavirus

Colorado health chief’s testimony in whistleblower lawsuit against CDPHE wasn’t credible, judge says

Judge Shelley Gilman issued a ruling last week denying the state’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former CDPHE employee

Health

COVID outbreaks have shut down some Colorado schools. Will holidays and cold weather make things worse?

Nearly 40% of COVID cases related to outbreaks in Colorado are at schools as the delta variant rapidly spreads among students and staff.

Education

Nicolais: Masks and muscles must coexist at the gym

Reintroduced mask mandates may be a burden, but that's a weight worth lifting as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increase

Opinion Columns

Douglas County leaders are not considering a mask mandate

Hospital beds in the county are filling up

Coronavirus

Drew Litton: Santa Claus can’t opt out of the Denver area’s new mask order

Opinion
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