The Colorado Attorney General's Office announced Thursday that the owner of Loveland Medical Clinic has been ordered to pay $40,000 for violating a cease-and-desist order that required him to stop marketing fake COVID-19 cures.
Colorado's congressional redistricting commission has released the latest in a series of new eight-district congressional map proposals, but this one could end up being the map used for the next decade.
Rates in districts both with and without a mandate fluctuated through July and August before a clear line of delineation: the first day of school.
Seniors, health care workers and other high risk workers in El Paso County will start receiving COVID-19 booster shots this week, amid a somewhat disjointed roll out of the next round of coronavirus prevention.
Colorado is poised to re-launch an at-home COVID-19 testing program, Gov. Jared Polis announced on Tuesday.
Most Coloradans agree with government leaders who are imposing vaccine mandates and mask mandates to curb the spread of COVID-19 and its Delta variant, according to a survey commissioned by Colorado Politics, the Denver Gazette and 9News.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration’s embattled plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory panel met to decide whether to endorse extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
Colorado community college enrollment dipped slightly over last year, an encouraging sign after expectations the pandemic would again deter a larger group of students from attending this fall.
Joey Bunch: "The pandemic, policies and economic downturn is going to affect all of us who don’t hunt and butcher our own grub."
The number of coronavirus cases in K-12 schools across Colorado has nearly doubled in the last week, updated statewide outbreak data showed on Wednesday.
There are now more students reading, writing and studying at the University of Colorado Boulder than there were prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university announced Wednesday.
When students returned to school in the Greeley-Evans district north of Denver, masks were recommended — but not required — for unvaccinated students and staff.
Criticism from City Council members Tuesday delayed consideration of Mayor Michael Hancock’s proposal to give $400 bonuses to city employees vaccinated against COVID-19 .
Polis indicated the state plans to set up small- to mid-scale drive-thru vaccination sites in metro areas once the booster shots are authorized. Otherwise, he said, the Pfizer booster would be available through the same providers who administered the first two doses of the vaccine.
Security workers will accompany nurses and staff members of the Jefferson County Public Health's three mobile vaccine units for the foreseeable future after months of harassment and abuse.
According to state epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy, the current wave of the pandemic is unique in that it is having more of an impact on pediatric and school-age children.
After a pandemic year, students across Colorado and the country share Duran’s struggles in figuring out a return to college life. And Colorado State University administrators share in the challenge other college leaders face trying not just to integrate those students this year, but also address the pandemic’s lasting impacts.
Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday that students who get tested through the state’s free school COVID testing program will be eligible for a $25 gift card for the first test and $10 for each subsequent test. In addition, participating schools will get $2.50 for each test administered and reported to the state public health department.
Due to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases, an indoor mask mandate will be reinstated in Boulder County beginning at 5 p.m. Friday.
The grant program launched Thursday — copcpvax.com — will provide between $60,000 and $120,000, depending on the size of the practice, to support vaccine administration. That could pay for additional staff or technology that will help practices reach out to those who have not yet been vaccinated.
"The last time a white person refused a Black person services because, 'I don't like your thoughts and ideas,' we were in the Jim Crow era."
Douglas County commissioners unanimously voted on Wednesday to move forward with splitting from the Tri-County Health Department and forming its own agency.
As cases of COVID in young children rise steeply, Colorado public health officials say it’s important to test all students and staff weekly to help reduce disease transmission. Colorado has allocated $173 million of federal relief money to provide schools with free rapid tests and help in setting up testing programs.
Three-quarters of Colorado adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state announced Tuesday morning.
The lack of school nurses is more severe than usual because of the fierce competition in the job market. “What we’re dealing with now is the shortage of human resources,” said Robin Greene, the director of nursing services for Denver Public Schools.
The governor wrote a letter to the U.S. Senate's top pot legislators urging Congress to pass the SAFE Banking Act to allow banks and other financial institutions to serve cannabis businesses.
Colorado will hit its highest confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations since January, Gov. Jared Polis told reporters on Wednesday, but he stressed that the state's adult and pediatric facilities still have sufficient capacity.
There are 14 COVID-19 outbreaks in Colorado schools confirmed over the past week, the first such clusters identified this academic year.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Wednesday it will provide an additional $7.6 million in public assistance funding to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for its COVID-19 response efforts.
Employees who quit or are fired for failing to follow their employer's policies on policies on COVID-19 vaccinations may not be eligible for unemployment insurance, a spokesperson for the state Division of Unemployment Insurance said on Monday.
Five days after their peers in Douglas County made a similar move, Adams County commissioners voted Tuesday morning to opt out of a public health order requiring younger students and their adult staff be masked. But unlike Douglas County, the Adams County officials criticized the order's ability to let counties opt out at all.
For the first time in 60 years, Aurora residents with felony convictions will be permitted to run for City Council after the council voted to lift its ban Monday.
There were more Coloradans hospitalized with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 Monday than at any point since Jan. 26, when the state was on the downswing from its late fall peaks, state statistics show.
“I know that some people were waiting for full FDA approval to get vaccinated, and now that day is finally here and you can start the protection clock today,” the governor said in a release.
Younger students in Douglas County School District will be required to wear masks starting Monday, the district told parents Friday, bucking a Thursday decision by the county's commissioners to opt out of the mandate.
Saying the risks of quarantine outweigh the risk of disease, a Colorado school district insists it won’t report COVID cases to local public health authorities, even though state officials say the law requires it.
After nearly four hours of public comment, the Douglas County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to opt out of a mask mandate for younger students and the staff that work with them.
U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday after experiencing what the Colorado Democrat described as mild symptoms.
Patient volume at Children's Hospital Colorado has spiked in recent weeks, thanks to a combination of COVID-19 and unusually high rates of another respiratory illness typically seen in the winter. Officials with the hospital said they're concerned about the situation, particularly as schools reopen.
The Douglas County Commission will almost certainly vote Thursday to opt out of a school masking order implemented by the Tri-County Health Department, after commissioners criticized the "unnecessary" nature of the order and what they said was the lack of science presented by the agency.
Colorado reported more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, the most in a single day since April 28, but remained om a stronger position than other states, a top health official told reporters.
Hospital profitability in Colorado has been a major talking point from Democrats in the state legislature and their allies over the past two years to force hospitals to lower costs in an effort to drive down health insurance premiums.
Masks are now required in Denver schools and child care facilities, according to a new public health order released Tuesday, which covers everyone 2 years of age and older.
Children between the ages of 2 and 11 will be required to wear masks in Adams, Douglas and Arapahoe counties schools and child care settings, the Tri-County Board of Health voted Tuesday night, after shooting down a broader face-covering mandate.
All students and staff in Jefferson County schools will be required to wear masks beginning Tuesday, the county's public health agency announced late Monday, overriding a more limited policy instituted by the public school district there.
The Tri-County Board of Health delayed its vote on whether to institute a mask mandate in area schools Monday night, after a wave of public comment and more than 90 minutes of deliberations.
Retired 1st Sgt. Reginald Barrett stood tall as Congressman Doug Lamborn pinned a Purple Heart medal over his heart Monday outside Fort Carson’s main gate.
In accordance with the latest guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Park Service will be requiring employees, the public, and contractors to wear a mask while inside of all National Park Service buildings, as well as in crowded outdoor areas managed by the department. This new mandate applies regardless of vaccination status and local transmission levels of COVID-19.
Bioscience company Beckman Coulter Life Sciences will expand its footprint in Loveland with a new research and development building near the Colorado Regional Airport and almost 100 new employees.