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Scott Bookman

COVID cases are down in Colorado, but the new omicron variant could change that

No cases have been detected, but public health agencies are closely monitoring tests and surveilling sewage for signs of the more transmissible coronavirus variant.

Coronavirus

The behind-the-scenes story of being Gov. Jared Polis during Colorado’s coronavirus crisis

“Who would think losing 6,000 people could ever be a win instead of 8,000? It’s just horrific every day,” the Democrat said.

Coronavirus

Colorado nursing homes with the most coronavirus deaths were cited for poor infection control

A Colorado Sun investigation found that many of the nursing homes with the highest death counts were told multiple times to clean up hygiene protocols intended to protect residents.

Coronavirus

To ensure noncitizens are included in vaccine drive, Colorado won’t check IDs

State health department is already using the honor system to vaccinate people age 70 and older and warns 459 health providers if they demand ID, they could lose access to vaccine.

Health

“Absolutely historic”: First doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine arrive in Colorado, are administered

Health care workers will be the first recipients of Colorado’s first batch of vaccines, totaling 46,800 doses and expected to arrive this week

Coronavirus

Months ago, Colorado trained to prepare for a pandemic. But not one like the coronavirus.

The nationwide Crimson Contagion training exercise shows how assumptions made in pandemic planning have hindered the response to COVID-19 in Colorado and the nation.

Coronavirus

Colorado’s governor says he is using data to guide the state’s response to the coronavirus. But the numbers are incomplete.

Colorado researchers are building a model for when COVID-19 will peak in Colorado but say a lack of testing makes that harder

Coronavirus

Colorado activated the National Guard to help with coronavirus. The lowest rank makes just $1.67 an hour.

The Colorado legislature approved a bill to increase pay, but Gov. Jared Polis has not yet signed the measure and it won’t take effect immediately

Politics and Government