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These 9 Colorado nursing homes have coronavirus outbreaks


The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on Friday night identified the nine nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the state suffering from outbreaks of the novel cornavirus after a Denver Post request under the Colorado Open Records Act prompted them to open their books.

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Business Coronavirus Health

Denver Mattress Co. factory making face masks to protect against coronavirus


The move comes as companies around the country, from automakers to apparel companies, are retooling their businesses to confront the public health emergency.

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“Crazy, scary and satisfying”: Grocery workers manage crowds and fears as coronavirus outbreak continues


Grocery store employees are among the workers on the front lines as Colorado battles a coronavirus outbreak — playing a sort of Russian roulette with their health for modest pay while dealing with masses of sometimes-frantic customers.

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Business Coronavirus Energy Health

Colorado oil, gas regulators hit pause on new rules because of coronavirus


The state agency that is writing and approving rules to carry out an overhaul of how oil and gas are regulated in Colorado is pausing the work while in-person hearings are off the table during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Colorado is still figuring out how to protect the homeless as Denver shelter reports two coronavirus cases


At least two people who are homeless in Denver have tested positive for COVID-19, the fast-spreading illness caused by the new coronavirus, health officials said Friday.  The people are recovering in motel rooms provided by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, but advocates worry that more people are sick and that the city and state […]

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Coronavirus is already pressuring rural hospitals, even in counties where no cases have been confirmed


On a typical spring day, Craig’s Memorial Regional Hospital, in the rural northwest part of Colorado, monitors patients in 10 of its 25 available beds. As of March 25, there were no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Moffat County, a four-hour drive from Denver. But the pandemic is already having a disastrous effect on Memorial. […]

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Colorado dispensaries say coronavirus pandemic is making case for marijuana delivery


As the coronavirus pandemic disrupts daily life and commerce in Colorado, many in the state’s marijuana industry believe it makes the case for allowing dispensaries to begin delivering to customers’ homes now.

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Most Denver offices and facilities closed Monday for Cesar Chavez Day


Most City and County of Denver’s offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 30 in observance of the Cesar Chavez Day holiday and because of coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Food & Drink Health

Roving produce trucks, curbside farm stands and more alternative grocery options


“I guess my hope is that in a really crappy time, we can get people to smile and enjoy the lemonade that we’re making out of all this.”

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Tens of thousands of lives could be saved if Coloradans stay home during coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Jared Polis says


Gov. Jared Polis offered grave predictions and a desperate call to action Friday over the future of the novel coronavirus, warning that tens of thousands of Coloradans could die if social distancing is not practiced, while reminding people that the effects of his orders restricting contact will not be seen for at least a few weeks.

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