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Coronavirus is killing fewer Colorado nursing home residents, but officials warn the state hasn’t “turned a corner”

Colorado health leaders are working on a plan to lift a three-month ban on family members visiting their loved ones

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Colorado Democrats hand opponents of vaccine bill opportunity to repeal measure at ballot box

Opponents of Senate Bill 163, should it pass as expected, would have until September 12 to collect more than 124,000 signatures to block the legislation from going into effect and force a vote in 2022 on whether to repeal the measure

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Tear-gassing protesters during an infectious outbreak like the coronavirus crisis is “a recipe for disaster”

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, some experts said additional research was needed on the risks of tear gas

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Nearly 26,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes spur inspections, promises of fines

In Colorado, more than 730 residents of nursing homes and senior care centers have died after contracting the disease

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How Colorado lawmakers closed a $3 billion shortfall to balance the budget and why it led to tears

The Joint Budget Committee finalized how to spend $11 billion in discretionary spending ahead of the legislative session’s restart

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is investigating 3 possible cases of multi-system inflammatory syndrome thought to be linked to coronavirus

The syndrome is thought to be linked to coronavirus infections among children. A small, but growing, number of cases have been identified across the globe.

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Fewer traffic collisions during coronavirus shutdowns means longer waits for organ donations

Deaths from accidents are the biggest source of organs for transplant, accounting for 33% of donations, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing

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Governor says Colorado now has capacity to test anyone with coronavirus symptoms, encourages people to get screened

Gov. Jared Polis says he hopes Colorado can test at least 8,500 people a day by the end of May