Denver’s blue-collar neighborhoods hit hard by COVID

Between March 2020 and the end of December, Denver reported just under seven COVID-19 cases per 100 people, but that number masked huge variation in who was actually getting sick. A new map from the Colorado Health Institute shows the number of coronavirus cases compared to population in neighborhoods from Douglas County to Weld County, and reveals poorer neighborhoods had […]

Read more

Denver’s Ball Arena, two other Colorado sites to start offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations – The Denver Post

Colorado will begin accepting walk-in patients at three of the state’s largest mass-vaccination sites Wednesday as officials tout the overwhelming effectiveness of COVID-19 inoculations and urge younger people to get their shots as soon as possible amid rising hospitalizations. The drive-up vaccination clinics at Ball Arena in Denver, the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland and the Colorado State Fairgrounds in […]

Read more

Denver’s Ball Arena mass vaccination site is now open, but you’ll have to wait for an appointment

Denver’s mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Ball Arena opened Thursday morning, but if you don’t already have an appointment, you’ll have to wait for a while. The drive-thru site will operate from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Starting Friday, anyone 16 or older will be eligible to get the shot in Colorado. To sign up for an appointment at […]

Read more

Denver’s first sanctioned homeless encampment poised to open in Capitol Hill next week

After months of setbacks, opposition and changed plans, Denver’s first sanctioned homeless encampment will soon open at Denver’s First Baptist Church in Capitol Hill. And a second encampment will likely soon follow. Denver’s Department of Community Planning and Development issued a temporary use permit to Earthlinks, which will operate the encampment, last week, confirmed spokeswoman Laura Swartz. Now all the […]

Read more