nursing homes

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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

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Deaths of at least 32 Colorado nursing home, senior living center residents linked to coronavirus

Six people have died of COVID-19 complications at Centennial Healthcare Center in Greeley alone. Four others from one Littleton assisted-living center, Libby Bortz, also have died.

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How a bridge club led a Colorado county to have one of the nation’s highest coronavirus death rates

Four of El Paso County’s 13 deaths are connected to the Colorado Springs Bridge Center, where potentially hundreds of at-risk people were exposed to COVID-19 in late February and early March. Two others are linked to a senior care center.

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Looking for a safe nursing home is hard. And a newly released watch list tells only part of the story.

The Special Focus Facility list includes some -- but not all -- of Colorado’s most troubled nursing homes. Here are other resources for families.