FAQ: Colorado’s “safer at home” rules, phase of coronavirus response

With Colorado’s month-long stay-at-home order set to expire at the end of this weekend, the state’s public health officials are entering the next phase of their response to the coronavirus pandemic — something Gov. Jared Polis has called “safer at home.” The governor is urging Coloradans to keep up their social-distancing efforts and mask-wearing, and to stay at home as […]

Read more

Coronavirus outbreak at Greeley plant forces two-week closure, burdens local health facilities

Close quarters and a company culture of working while sick created a major outbreak of the novel coronavirus at the Greeley JBS meat packing plant that has infected at least 277 people and spread beyond the plant into Weld and two other counties, burdening local healthcare facilities and forcing the plant to temporarily shut down. The JBS plant will voluntarily […]

Read more

Staffer at Colorado’s Emergency Operations Center tests positive for coronavirus

A member of Colorado’s Unified Command Group at the state’s emergency operation center tested positive for the novel coronavirus after becoming symptomatic on Saturday. State officials are now trying to figure out how many people the staff member came into contact with while working in the emergency operation center. Staff at the center have been going through daily medical screenings, […]

Read more

At least 98 coronavirus-related deaths in Colorado, as hospitalizations push past 700

Four weeks to the day after Colorado confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, public health officials announced nearly 100 people have now died of the highly contagious respiratory illness — and they estimate the actual number of people infected statewide could number in the tens of thousands. At least 98 people in Colorado have died of complications from […]

Read more
1 2 3 9