Keyword: COVID-19
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5 things to know: 2020 saw spike in deaths from Alzheimer’s, dementia

The broad disruption to Americans’ lifestyles that the coronavirus caused likely led to an increase in deaths among people with Alzheimer’s disease — and that loss of life was not directly due … more

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and … more

DisAbility vaccine event brings smiles and relief

A line of cars stretching through a parking garage near the Lakewood Wadsworth RTD station may have been the happiest place in the city on a rather dreary Wednesday morning last week. Because inside … more

Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a … more

Denver metro counties may see patchwork of COVID restrictions in April

As state public health officials prepare to step back and let local health agencies decide what coronavirus restrictions to enact going forward, it's unclear what the resulting landscape of policies … more

Colorado governor extends mask order, modifies it for level green counties

Setting up potential disputes for rural businesses, Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide mask order but modified its requirements for counties in level green, the least-restrictive stage on … more

Colorado 'dial 3.0' makes big step toward reopening, moves many counties to green

In Colorado's largest step toward reopening since the statewide stay-at-home order ended, the state saw nearly half of its counties move to the lowest level on the state's “dial” system of … more

Jeffco Schools accountability board calls for minimum in-person testing

Jefferson County's own District Accountability Committee has unanimously called for the district to do a minimum of in-person testing for this school year as possible. The DAC, a group of volunteer … more

Mines anticipating full return to in-person classes in fall

One year after the start of one of the most unusual periods in its history, Colorado School of Mines has announced that life on campus should feel much more normal at the start of its next school … more

A guide to safe spring outings in Colorado during the pandemic

One year after Colorado’s governor announced a stay-at-home order and drastically changed life throughout the state, the coronavirus still dictates the way Coloradans approach having fun and … more

JCPH closing large Arvada vaccination site to focus efforts

As COVID-19 vaccinations got underway in December, one of the first locations to begin offering the shots was Jefferson County Public Health’s vaccination center in Arvada. The drive-thru site, … more

Colorado to open bars in many counties, start rolling back COVID dial system

After six months living under the state's “dial” system of restrictions, Coloradans will soon see individual counties making the calls on what coronavirus precautions to enforce. On … more

A journey of the self at K Contemporary gallery

Understanding oneself is the work of a lifetime — a subject that has been the focus of centuries of artwork. That includes “Birth of Self and the Complexity of Ego,” Viktor Frešo's new exhibit … more

Coloradans 50-plus, more frontline workers up for vaccine

As vaccination efforts ramp up in Colorado, state officials expect to open eligibility to the general public sometime in April. The latest batch of age groups and industries to reach priority is … more

With status of summer still cloudy, Buffalo Bill Days canceled for second straight year

Buffalo Bill will have to keep his hat on the shelf another year; organizers say COVID-19 concerns have led them to cancel his namesake celebration again. Buffalo Bill Days Inc. officially decided to … more

County health head optimistic as Jeffco surpasses 200,000 shots

A few weeks ago, Jefferson County Public Health executive director Dawn Comstock told the Jefferson County commissioners that she couldn’t yet see “the light at the end of the tunnel” of the … more

Jeffco schools looking at $54 million in cuts for 2021-22

At a recent Jeffco School Board meeting, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Nicole Stewart, gave a presentation asking board members for input on where to make needed cuts in the 2021-22 budget.  The … more

NREL software engineer helps folks find available COVID-19 vaccines

It wasn't long after the first COVID-19 vaccines went into arms that NREL software engineer Nick Muerdter started hearing constantly about the difficulties faced by his coworkers that trying to set … more

Vaccination efforts missing minority groups in Jeffco

Over the last 13 weeks, more than 175,000 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Jefferson County. But in that time, a rather troubling picture has begun to emerge about those who are receiving … more

A round-up of events that reflect the changes of a year in COVID-19

It’s difficult to believe the COVID-19 pandemic has been the dominant feature of our lives for right around a full year. Few industries were stopped dead in their tracks the way the performing arts … more
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