nursing homes

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Coronavirus deaths at Colorado nursing homes, senior facilities reach 711; outbreaks reported at restaurants and stores

While the coronavirus continues to kill residents of nursing homes and senior care centers, Colorado health officials say the number of facilities reporting outbreaks each week has started to slow. The disease, however, is now spreading at other locations.

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Deaths among Colorado nursing home, senior care center residents hit 529

The fatalities represent about 57% of all the coronavirus fatalities in the state. Total confirmed and probable infections among nursing home and senior care center residents have passed 2,000.

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Research at CSU shows why testing only symptomatic people won’t stop coronavirus in Colorado

The study tested workers at long-term care facilities multiple times. Now Gov. Jared Polis wants to scale it up.

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Colorado governor announces wave of new measures to protect nursing homes, senior care centers from coronavirus

Through Wednesday, as many as half of the state's fatalities were comprised of residents of those facilities. Hundreds of residents and staff have fallen ill with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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“How did that happen so fast?”: She watched from afar as coronavirus killed her dad in a Colorado nursing home

Herb Jacobs died at Juniper Village at Aurora, the site of one of Colorado’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks in a Colorado senior-care facility

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Governor exploring how to better protect Colorado nursing homes from coronavirus as resident deaths near 100

Gov. Jared Polis didn’t provide much in terms of specific steps, but he said the situation could have been much worse had he not acted sooner

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Nearly 75% of Aurora nursing home’s residents test positive for coronavirus in deadly outbreak

There have been five confirmed coronavirus-related deaths among residents at Juniper Village. Three more fatalities are presumed to be linked to the disease.

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Coronavirus-related deaths among Colorado nursing home, senior-care center residents rise to at least 64

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is still not releasing the fatality data, citing jurisdiction and privacy issues

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Many Colorado nursing homes were already struggling to control infections. Then came coronavirus.

At least five nursing homes where residents have died from COVID-19 were cited by federal inspectors for infection-control violations dating to 2017