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Colorado governor unveils new coronavirus restrictions aimed at preventing lockdowns

Gov. Jared Polis announced new coronavirus restrictions Tuesday aimed — at least temporarily — at preventing about half of Colorado’s counties from being forced into lockdown as COVID-19 sickens more people and fills more hospital beds each day. The new mandates are intended to give counties with a worsening COVID-19 situation another chance to improve […]

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Boulder, Jefferson counties will tighten coronavirus restrictions as cases and hospitalizations rise

Boulder and Jefferson counties announced Wednesday that they will tighten restrictions on retail, restaurants and offices because of rising numbers of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations as Colorado contends with a broader surge of the disease. Boulder County said it would move to Level 3 of Gov. Jared Polis’ statewide safer-at-home status on Friday. Jefferson County […]

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Opinion: Scientific innovation and trust in experts is our light at the end of the tunnel

As the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed, we have seen an alarming amount of disinformation spread online, including by our elected officials. In Colorado we have seen elected officials visiting restaurants in the middle of stay-at-home orders without wearing a mask.   Other elected officials have flouted local health department advice by gathering with thousands at Bandimere […]

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Boulder County health officials warn that unchecked coronavirus rates could lead to stay-at-home return

Despite efforts from the University of Colorado Boulder and Boulder County to limit young adults from gathering and interacting with others in the community, health officials warned Tuesday that if coronavirus rates don’t improve, the county could be forced to shut down in the way it did in March. A statewide public health order issued […]