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Public health workers innovate around social distancing guidelines 9.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Outreach to immigrant communities moves to Facebook and phones, as roving mobile health programs deliver food and medicine.
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Air pollution and COVID-19 could be a dangerous cocktail 3.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Pollution already makes breathing harder for some. Will the pandemic follow similar patterns?
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Reduce crew sizes, focus on “truly critical” activities: Colorado updates guidance for construction work during coronavirus pandemic 3.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Construction is still considered an essential business that can keep running during the statewide limits on activity due to the coronavirus, but new guidance from the state suggests reducing crew sizes and possibly deferring non-urgent work to reduce risks.
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Lost to coronavirus: El Paso County sheriff’s deputy Jeff Hopkins dies 3.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A 41-year-old El Paso County sheriff’s deputy died Wednesday after contracting the novel coronavirus. 
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Ask Amy: Toxic family leaves a mark 1.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Dear Amy: I have abandonment issues. My biological mother left me when I was a baby. Due to the extreme parental neglect in my infancy, the courts awarded custody to my paternal grandmother. My father moved in with her as well.
Colorado readies guidelines for prioritizing coronavirus patient care in case of hospital overload 1.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
Colorado health officials is finalizing guidelines to help doctors on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis make the excruciating choices about how to prioritize care for COVID-19 patients should the pandemic overwhelm the capacity of the state's hospital system.
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Trump’s EPA halts environmental law enforcement during coronavirus pandemic 31.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The decision has caused an uproar among former agency officials.
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Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push 31.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.
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Colorado’s decision to shut down ski resorts over coronavirus seems obvious now. Should it have come sooner? 31.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado shut down skiing in Colorado just as the spring break rush was starting -- and just before coronavirus cases skyrocketed across the high country, suggesting earlier closures could have reduced mountain towns' exposure.
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FAQ about Colorado’s stay-at-home order 26.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Answering the questions you may have around Colorado's stay-at-home order.
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Friedman: A plan to get America back to work 23.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
As so many of our businesses shut down and millions begin to be laid off, some experts are beginning to ask:
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In Colorado, coronavirus deals a blow to life as we know it 22.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Colorado's first positive tests for COVID-19 ushered in a jarring crescendo of disruptions in a short period of time. The new normal is challenging the state's residents on a level not seen in decades.
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PHOTOS: Colorado confronts coronavirus 21.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As the COVID-19 disease spreads across Colorado, so does uncertainly caused by the fallout from measures to slow its spread.
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How the U.S. was caught ill-prepared for coronavirus 19.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
While experts say the president’s response has contributed to the crisis, the public health care system suffers from decades of underfunding.
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Colorado confirms third death tied to coronavirus 19.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
El Paso County health officials on Thursday confirmed that a man in his 60s has died of the novel coronavirus, the third known death in Colorado related to the global outbreak and the second in that county.
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Baer: Elections are necessary, their integrity imperative, even amid a pandemic 16.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Voting is not the same as going to a pub or a party or even a political rally; it is not a form of recreation, it is an essential task to the preservation of our democracy. And like other essential tasks, it must continue.
Denver is preparing people experiencing homelessness for coronavirus 16.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver officials are taking steps to protect people experiencing homelessness from the novel coronavirus sweeping the globe, including handing out supplies and communicating with shelters.
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PHOTOS: Colorado braces for COVID-19 by stocking up, sanitizing and educating 14.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As the number of positive coronavirus cases keep climbing up in Colorado, the state moves to prepare for and slow the virus.
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In Washington, COVID-19 quarantine plans disrespect communities of color 13.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘In the end, among the most lasting symptoms of COVID-19 will be the layers of inequity it exposed in our society.’
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As schools close, Colorado prepares to shift coronavirus response to focus on softening impacts 13.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
As state health officials warned the new coronavirus could linger in Colorado for months, major Denver-area school districts began announcing closures on Thursday in an effort to slow the spread of the highly infectious respiratory disease.
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