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Colorado’s COVID guidance for K-12 schools: minimize disruption, stay alert

There are no mask mandates and no quarantine rules in Colorado’s COVID guidance for the 2022-23 school year, but public health officials say they’re still tracking the disease and want school administrators to be open and honest with families about cases and clusters.  New guidance released Wednesday largely treats COVID like other communicable diseases, continuing a policy […]

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Researchers at CU-Anschutz are trying to crack the code on long COVID by looking at T cells

Researchers in Colorado have made a key discovery that could help doctors in fighting one of the most pernicious ongoing impacts of the pandemic. Long COVID-19 — the catchall diagnosis for long-term COVID symptoms that can afflict as many as 30% of people after they have recovered from their initial infection — is so common […]

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Q&A: Alterra CEO Rusty Gregory steps back and reflects on next generation of ski resort bosses

The U.S. ski industry was forged by soldiers. We all know the story about 10th Mountain vets returning from war with visions of ski runs and chairlifts that would spark dozens of American resorts. Innovators who worked every job at the ski area took the reins from those soldiers, creating even more lifts, better grooming […]

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COVID vaccines for the youngest Coloradans are here. We have answers to your questions.

As a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital Colorado, Dr. Sara Saporta-Keating knows well the toll the coronavirus has had on the country’s youngest residents. The United States has recorded more than 2.5 million cases of COVID-19 in kids ages 4 and younger, according to data presented last week to a Centers for […]

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Zornio: COVID vaccine misinformation is rampant. But when in doubt, parents can still turn to their pediatricians.

More than 18 million children under age 5 in America are now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 according to the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  There’s just one problem: Amid rampant misinformation and perceived delay, more than half of parents surveyed with kids under age 5 report not […]

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Key gaps between Black, Latino and white Coloradans have narrowed, but equity is “a dream unrealized”  

Maria Bocanegra Tejeda awakens as the rising sun lights her room. Her room. In the house her family owns. That fact is still capable of surprising her, so far removed it is from her cousins’ crowded trailer in the crowded mobile home park where she spent nearly half of her 22 years. The night before, […]

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3 Air Force Academy cadets who refused vaccine won’t be commissioned

By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Three cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers but will graduate with bachelor’s degrees, the academy said Saturday. Academy spokesman Dean Miller said that a fourth cadet who had refused the vaccine until about […]