public health

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Colorado’s lights, broadband must stay on during coronavirus. Here’s how utilities are keeping their workers safe.

Pandemic plans are being dusted off. In Colorado Springs, where 7 people have died, utility workers have been issued personal protective equipment so they can make gas, carbon monoxide safety checks.

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Deaths linked to coronavirus in Colorado climb to at least 27

There are now confirmed cases of the virus in 42 of Colorado's 64 counties

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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.

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Colorado will begin testing health care workers, first responders for coronavirus

Health officials say Colorado likely has thousands of additional coronavirus cases that have not yet been reported.

Nicolais: Comparisons of the coronavirus to the flu should terrify us

Last week my neighbor passed away from the flu, and I worry that the care provided to him won’t be available for Coloradans infected with the coronavirus

Opinion
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A special committee advises the governor on how to respond to an epidemic. They’ve never faced a test like this.

At its first formal meeting since the coronavirus epidemic hit Colorado, the Governor’s Expert Emergency Epidemic Response Committee debated how far the state should go to stop the disease.

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Gunnison County bans restaurants, bars from serving people 60 and older to slow coronavirus spread

The order initially appeared to ban people vulnerable to the new coronavirus from grocery stores. Health managers say that’s not a bad idea.