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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.