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At Colorado’s rural edges, vaccines help assisted-living facilities reopen their doors

Bingo is back in the dining room. In-person visits have returned, too, though with masks and plexiglass. The Haven Assisted Living Facility’s residents are even planning a field trip for a private movie screening once they’ve all gotten their second round of COVID-19 vaccines. Such changes are small but meaningful to residents in the Hayden, […]

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3 of Colorado’s largest nursing homes will get coronavirus tests, even though they haven’t had outbreaks

The Colorado National Guard will assist health officials this week in testing residents and staff at three of the state’s largest nursing homes for the new coronavirus even though outbreaks have not been reported at the facilities. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said the idea is to prevent the disease from spreading […]