vaccines

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To boost low measles vaccination rates, public health agencies are targeting Colorado’s biggest counties

After an executive order from Gov. Jared Polis, departments are running radio ads, mailing parents and urging schools to beef up vaccination efforts to avoid an outbreak

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The startlingly high cost of the “free” flu shot

Flu shots are relatively cheap compared with most health services, but considering the tens of millions of Americans who get vaccinated each year, those prices add up

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Colorado’s near-lowest vaccination rates have schools ready to enforce state law to prevent an outbreak

Boulder Valley, Littleton and Brighton are excluding noncompliant students from school amid growing fears about Colorado's vaccination rates

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Polis doubles down on education, outreach in vaccination fight as Colorado rates continue to worsen

New statistics released Thursday show that Colorado's vaccination rates for kindergarteners have worsened for some key immunizations. Critics say Polis' efforts don't go far enough.

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Here are the most-lobbied bills in Colorado’s 2019 legislative session. The list may surprise you.

The paid family leave bill drew the most lobbying attention through March, but other hot-button bills had less money spent to track them

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Colorado lawmakers won’t finish their calendar. Now Democrats have to decide which bills to let die.

There are hundreds of bills left unresolved in the General Assembly as lawmakers enter the final week of the four-month legislative session

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Colorado may make it tougher to get vaccine exemptions, but abandons “really aggressive option”

Gov. Jared Polis opposed the initial effort, but now says his administration will focus on improving the state’s low immunization rate