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Jefferson County Public Health

Jefferson County Public Health
Jefferson County Public Health

Security workers called in to protect Jefferson County mobile coronavirus vaccine clinics

Attackers used a car to knock down signs advertising free shots. Another time someone threw live fireworks into a tent.

News

Security workers called in to protect Jefferson County’s mobile vaccine units

Last weekend, the agency was forced to pull vans off the street after a driver in Gilpin County, which contracts Jefferson County’s health agency, drove towards and destroyed signage around the van

Coronavirus

As coronavirus cases rise again, not even Colorado’s most-vaccinated counties have been spared. Here’s why.

State and local health officials have had a mixed response to new federal guidance urging vaccinated people to start wearing masks again

Coronavirus

State-border jumpers can get vaccinated in Colorado — even if no one’s happy about it

Colorado officials say an address is not required to book a vaccine appointment, but counties say they’d rather prioritize their own full-time residents

Coronavirus

Colorado’s coronavirus surge swamps public health workers who track case counts, exposures

County health departments have switched to abbreviated questionnaires and robocalling. They spend hours hunting for duplicates in the case count.

Coronavirus

Nicolais: Bandimere Speedway is racing into a wall

After Bandimere speedway joined with local activists to protest mask mandates, it seems set for a crash course in court

Opinion Columns

Judge rules Bandimere Speedway must obey coronavirus orders

Bandimere attorney Randy Corporon had argued previously that the county health orders infringed on his clients’ First Amendment rights to freedom of expression and 14th Amendment protections against laws that deprive citizens’ liberties

Coronavirus

Opinion: Why fighting epidemics is not left to politicians in Colorado

Opinion Columns

Metro counties drop stay-at-home orders for one issued by state of Colorado

Public health departments representing Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Jefferson and Douglas counties say the patchwork of decrees was confusing, and tell residents to stay at home until April 11.

Coronavirus

To boost low measles vaccination rates, public health agencies are targeting Colorado’s biggest counties

After an executive order from Gov. Jared Polis, departments are running radio ads, mailing parents and urging schools to beef up vaccination efforts to avoid an outbreak

Health

Opinion: Colorado reproductive health services are being compromised by federal gag order

Opinion Columns

Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats.

The measure, shot down in 2018 by Republicans concerned about small businesses, returns for a fifth time

Politics and Government