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