Colorado’s current coronavirus hospitalizations equivalent to 25% of intensive-care capacity as cases continue to spike
Colorado’s seven-day average of new coronavirus cases has eclipsed anything the state has seen since the start of the pandemic
Not pandemic-proof: Insulin copay caps fall short in Colorado and other states, fueling underground exchangesKaiser Health News Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Boulder, seeking to stop coronavirus surge, bans all gatherings among 18 to 22 year olds until Oct. 8Jesse Paul Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
White Coloradans, meanwhile, are proportionately underrepresented in case counts, hospitalizations and deaths.
The order comes as four major fires are burning more than 130,000 acres in western Colorado. Gov. Jared Polis said three of the blazes are believed to have been human-caused.
Colorado touts its new private coronavirus testing contracts as a way to speed up results. Already there are problems.
More than 350 people who were tested by Mako Medical in Colorado Springs are being asked to return after state health officials found problems with how their samples were handled. Mako, which is running three testing sites in Colorado at a daily cost of up to $200,000, has faced criticism before.
The coronavirus downturn has triggered a jump in Medicaid enrollment across the U.S., including Colorado
Colorado saw a 2% hike in Medicaid enrollment
Even before any other medical bills showed up, Izzy Benasso received a notice from someone whose name she didn’t recognize
2 Colorado deaths attributed to multi-system inflammatory syndrome, the child disorder linked to coronavirus
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed seven cases in the state
Last call: Colorado governor targets young adults and says "this is not the summer to party"
Threats, vandalism, job loss: Colorado’s public health officials are under attack as they respond to coronavirus
Across the state, public health departments are facing a barrage of vitriol as they respond to the pandemic. Some officials have up and quit under the pressure, while others who stay say they fear for their safety.
Between the challenges of the pandemic, the social unrest and the economic crisis, mental health providers are warning that the need for behavioral health services is growing. Yet faced with budgetary shortfalls, Colorado is cutting spending.