Colorado hospitals are rapidly vaccinating their staff against coronavirus. Questions remain about the timing of who comes next.
Some hospitals could finish giving first doses to staff in Phase 1a within weeks and move into Phase 1b
What happened when the only ER doctor in a rural Colorado town caught coronavirus
With Kurt Papenfus sick, the hospital in Cheyenne Wells scrambled to find a replacement
Colorado governor unveils new coronavirus restrictions aimed at preventing lockdowns
Coronavirus is running so rampant in many counties -- including Denver, Adams and Jefferson -- they should already be locked down under metrics defining the state’s old dial system.
A Colorado veteran had appendicitis. But the fight over his hospital bill may have been worse.
Shannon Harness, 39, received a bill for more than $80,000
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.
An increasing number of Colorado coronavirus patients are surviving, and fewer need ventilators
The state's coronavirus mortality rate for hospitalized patients dropped to 10.5% compared to 15.1% in March, according to data shared by major hospital systems in Colorado
The workers who wash Colorado’s hospital linens are scared of their jobs
A coronavirus outbreak at a laundry co-op that cleans sheets, towels and gowns for 40 Colorado hospitals has workers asking for hazard pay.
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.
Colorado doctors now have plenty of experience battling coronavirus — and they’re getting better at it
Doug Summerfield, a 75-year-old Arvada man, may have benefited from new treatment techniques that doctors are using to help COVID-19 patients, as well as a greater well of experience
People with deadly ailments are avoiding Colorado hospitals because they’re afraid of catching coronavirus
Hospitals say patients suffering from heart attacks and strokes are waiting too long to go to the emergency room because they are afraid of being infected with COVID-19. The consequences are dire.
The inside story of the unprecedented airlift delivering coronavirus supplies to rural Colorado hospitals
Donated protective gear, homemade masks and volunteer pilots all contribute to the herculean effort of getting equipment to rural hospitals -- for some, just in the nick of time
The view from a hospital on Colorado’s Eastern Plains as it works to avoid being overrun by coronavirus
“If we start getting a whole bunch of illness within our staff,” said Dr. Lindsey Paulson, who has worked in Wray for a decade, “I think then we’re sort of sunk.”
As a teen, I debated if I’d even attend my mom’s funeral. Now, I want nothing more than to be there for her.
Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus
Colorado unveils plan for how doctors will decide who receives life-saving coronavirus treatment — and who doesn’t
Crisis standards of care will only be implemented if needed to fight COVID-19. “This is completely uncharted territory,” one doctor says.
Colorado’s mountain hospitals “in good shape” with absence of tourists
The reduction in patients has been attributed to the closure of ski areas, which are typically packed with spring break visitors this time of year
If it gets bad, Colorado doctors have a plan for who gets lifesaving coronavirus treatment — and who doesn’t
Colorado has not yet implemented its crisis standards of care, but one doctor says the state may be inching closer.
As hospitals brace for critical coronavirus patients, Colorado still doesn’t know how many ventilators are in the state
Hospitals say they could soon see hundreds of patients with COVID-19 and official state numbers -- hobbled by limited testing -- don’t reflect the full tally. State health officials say it could be days before they have a ventilator count.
Colorado hospitals are postponing elective surgeries, reusing masks in preparation for a coronavirus surge
Hospitals and urgent care centers are already seeing numbers rise as more people who aren’t infected but are worried about COVID-19 come to get examined