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Colorado’s new coronavirus vaccine phase, plenty of available shots draws people to rural Colorado

Hugo’s population of 730 jumped by almost half on Friday —  at least for a few hours — as hundreds of people descended on the Eastern Plains town hoping a single-dose inoculation would help put the pandemic in the rearview mirror. The Lincoln County Fairgrounds were covered in vehicle lines for hours, from diesel pickup […]

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When coronavirus attacked Colorado’s health, it changed the state’s health system forever

In Hugo, population 707, where the dominant view is of the water tower, hospital officials with empty beds during the pandemic offered their place as a high-quality respite for city folks on the long road back from the devastating coronavirus.  One woman from Greeley, who before the virus took her down couldn’t put Lincoln County […]