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Coloradans will be allowed to go mask-free in almost all settings as coronavirus restrictions are lifted in Denver area

The alterations follow new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that fully vaccinated people no longer need to socially distance or wear masks indoors with some exceptions

Health

Drew Litton: Colorado’s hills are alive with … the joy of ditching masks

Opinion

Colorado plans mask-mandate changes after CDC says fully vaccinated people can stop wearing face coverings in most places

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidance on mask wearing in a striking move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life

Coronavirus

Colorado governor drops mask mandate for indoor spaces where at least 80% of people are fully vaccinated

Masks are no longer required for gatherings of nine people or fewer in Colorado

Coronavirus

CDC says fully vaccinated Americans can now go outside without a mask

And those who are unvaccinated can go outside without masks when they walk, bike or run alone or with members of their household

News

Colorado finalizes decision to ease mask mandate as Biden administration begs states to stay the course

Gov. Jared Polis's new mask order allows people in about half of the state’s 64 counties — but only representing a fraction of Colorado’s population — to ditch their face coverings in the vast majority of public indoor places

Coronavirus

Littwin: Colorado’s coronavirus dial is back and, um, better than ever? It is if you think guidelines need to be loosened.

But here’s a question for you: If the pandemic gets worse again — and it might; just ask Dr. Fauci — would Coloradans willingly return to the bad old days of code red?

Opinion Columns

Opinion: With freedom comes responsibility — and that applies to wearing masks

They protest both you and me and everyone around us, and they protect my freedom as well as yours.

Opinion Columns

Drew Litton: Saying good-bye to a stinker of a year

Cartoons

Opinion: Colorado legislators should model COVID-19 safety guidelines

Opinion Columns

Opinion: These days, running a small business means wrestling with the unknown

Opinion Columns

On first day of special legislative session, Colorado lawmakers contend with coronavirus exposure scare

A Republican staffer in the Colorado House was on the chamber’s floor Monday morning despite recently testing positive for COVID-19. She had been cleared to return to work, her boss says.

Politics and Government

What’d I Miss?: Facing facts about the COVID crisis

Cartoons

Mask-wearing mandates in Colorado, other states leave big gaps in protection

As new COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths surge, many public health experts wonder whether it’s time to move beyond the anything-goes approach toward more standardization and higher-quality masks

Coronavirus

Carman: Can’t miss Thanksgiving at Grandma’s? Then brace yourself for Christmas in the ICU.

Opinion Columns

Two churches in Colorado granted exemption from state coronavirus guidelines

Denver Bible Church in Wheat Ridge and Community Baptist Church in Brighton filed a complaint in August against the state's mask mandate and limitations on indoor gatherings

Coronavirus

Denver requires mask-wearing outdoors, limits gathering to five people as coronavirus cases rise

New public health orders limiting people's movement were also unveiled Friday in Adams and Arapahoe counties

Coronavirus

How mask mandates threw a wrench into Colorado’s revived youth soccer season

Varying safety restrictions have sown confusion, and mask orders for players in competition have moved some clubs to decline to play where they’re required

Coronavirus

Jared Polis says Colorado’s mask mandate will continue into November

The directive is set to expire on Oct. 12. At a news conference on Friday, the governor said he will keep it going for at least another 30 days.

Coronavirus

Governor extends Colorado’s mask-wearing mandate into at least October

The directive is set to expire this weekend. Gov. Jared Polis is said he'll extend the mandate, at least for another 30 days.

Coronavirus
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