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Colorado officials defend reporting of COVID-19 death toll

After a Colorado lawmaker questioned the state’s reporting of how many Coloradans have died from COVID-19, Gov. Jared Polis said he was frustrated with the discrepancy as well. When Polis found out … more

A change of art: Creative souls face challenges amid pandemic in Colorado

Whatever an artist's gig is, it likely was turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic's arrival in Colorado. more

COVID-19 testing expands across Colorado

Nearly two months after COVID-19 testing got off to a rocky start in Colorado, the state announced expanded locations that appear to approach its goal of mass testing for Coloradans. And at some of … more

Cities plan how to spend CARES pass-through funds

Adams County will get $89 million in federal CARES act money, sharing roughly $40 million with local governments. Assistant County Manager Jim Siedlecki confirmed that the commissioners were … more

Colorado orders nursing homes, care facilities to have isolation plans

At the end of a week that revealed senior homes and other care facilities have seen more than 40% of Colorado's COVID-19 deaths, Gov. Jared Polis announced a new public health requirement that those … more

Colorado unemployment claims break Great Recession record

During the fallout from the Great Recession, the week with the highest number of claims for unemployment assistance filed was the week ending Jan. 9, 2010, with 7,749 claims. This year, the week … more

In Colorado, some social distancing restrictions to continue for months, at least

When Gov. Jared Polis announced the extension of Colorado's stay-at-home order in a statewide television and radio address April 6, he took on a historical tone. “This April will always be known as … more

Answering your questions about COVID-19 in Colorado

Still have questions about COVID-19? You’re probably not alone. Just over a month after authorities detected the new coronavirus in Colorado, information about the disease itself — and how … more

COVID-19 rates disproportionately higher among blacks, Hispanics, Pacific Islanders

Out of more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases with race and ethnicity data reported in Colorado, the black, Hispanic and native Hawaiian-Pacific Islander populations show statistically higher rates of the … more

Colorado businesses face warnings, adjustments under stay-at-home order

A local bicycle shop seeing more demand. Record stores leaning on mail service just to survive. A large craft store chain defying the government and staying open amid the pandemic. COVID-19 has drawn … more

Colorado's statewide stay-at-home order extended to April 26

Just as Gov. Jared Polis invoked Americans' sacrifice in World War II when he announced Colorado's stay-at-home order nearly two weeks earlier, he again called up the dire and communal spirit of that … more

Polis urges Coloradans to wear cloth masks in public

Gov. Jared Polis wants Colorado “converting to a mask culture.” That's how the governor put it during a news conference where he urged Coloradans to wear face coverings any time they go out of … more

COVID-19 testing not widely available to younger, healthy Coloradans

Nearly a month into the spread of COVID-19 through Colorado, testing for the illness is prioritized for health-care workers, hospitalized patients, and a long list of other vulnerable groups. At the … more

Colorado extends statewide school closure through April 30

Gov. Jared Polis extended Colorado's statewide school closure through April 30, lining up with federal social distancing guidelines that the White House extended to the end of the month. Polis' … more

Colorado stay-at-home order likely to extend past April 11

Colorado's steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19 appear to be paying off, but the statewide stay-at-home order will likely be extended past its initial expiration date of April 11, Gov. Jared Polis … more

Colorado issues statewide stay-at-home order: What's allowed and not allowed?

After about two weeks of escalating orders and guidance from the state, and more Colorado counties issuing their own stay-at-home orders, Gov. Jared Polis invoked Americans' sacrifice in World War II … more

Colorado orders 'non-critical' workplaces to cut in-person staff in half; urges public to stay home

After nearly two weeks of slowly escalating urgings and orders to curtail the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Jared Polis fervently asked Coloradans only to leave their homes when absolutely necessary — … more

Colorado delays taxes, urges wait on evictions; no clarity on possibility of shelter-in-place

After a rural southwest Colorado county became the first in the state to implement a shelter in-place order requiring people to stay home, Gov. Jared Polis stopped short of saying whether he would … more

Colorado extends dine-in service shutdown through end of April, closes salons, tattoo, massage parlors

Colorado extended its shutdown of dine-in restaurant and bar service through the end of April, also ordering horse track and off-track betting facilities, hair and nail salons, spas, and tattoo and … more

Colorado order limits gatherings to 10 or less; classes closed to at least April 17, but likely not to resume this spring

With Colorado's number of COVID-19 cases at more than 180 — with 20 hospitalized and two dead as of March 18 — Gov. Jared Polis announced the state will issue more “social distancing” … more
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