Thousands of low-income college students in Colorado now have an easier path to food assistance during the pandemic, after the federal government issued temporary changes to its qualification policies for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the program previously known as food stamps.
Colorado health officials will begin doing on-sight inspections at vaccine providers after a Colorado Springs clinic's alleged improper storage of doses prompted a state investigation and re-vaccination of its patients.
As coronavirus rules and regulations go under county authority on Friday, owners of restaurants and other establishments reflect on what it means for their businesses' future.
The Common Sense Institute released an analysis Thursday that examines the strain even a minor recession put on the Colorado Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund.
For the second consecutive week, the number of outbreaks in Colorado have increased, continuing a reversal after weeks of improvement.
People who received an initial dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at Dr. Moma Health and Wellness clinic in Colorado Springs should consider that dose invalid and start the shots anew, state health officials announced late Tuesday night.
Denverites will no longer have to wear masks in outdoor settings, city officials said Wednesday, and other COVID restrictions will be further loosened later this week.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress will look like no other in recent memory.
The $800 million set aside in the 2021-22 budget for the Colorado Recovery Plan is starting to take shape.
Oil company leaders and other business executives are meeting virtually this week with more than a dozen Democratic and Republican senators to advocate for a carbon tax. The companies are aiming to shift the debate as Congress considers President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal, which excludes a carbon tax.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign hit a snag when federal regulators recommended a “pause” in administering Johnson & Johnson shots. But the White House portrayed the action as important validation of his measured approach throughout the rollout.
Larimer County commissioners Tuesday extended the moratorium on new oil and gas operations permits through most of 2021.
Douglas County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to pull out of Tri-County Health Department's public health order Tuesday and will allow restaurants to operate at 100% capacity beginning Friday.
Days ahead of when Colorado officials plan to turn much of COVID-19 response over to local authorities, a team of health researchers wrote that the state risks more hospitalizations and deaths if coronavirus restrictions are loosened in the coming days.
Colorado will comply with a federal recommendation to pause the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, after six cases of blood clots associated with the doses were reported nationwide and a week after a small number of adverse effects from the vaccine were reported in Commerce City.
Patients who received their COVID-19 vaccine at Dr. Moma Health and Wellness Clinic in Colorado Springs were still struggling with uncertainty Monday as state health officials continued their investigation into its vaccination process.
A House committee this week will take an unprecedented vote to create a commission to study providing federal reparations to the descendants of black slaves.
The Colorado National Guard confiscated thousands of doses of COVID-19 vaccine from a Colorado Springs medical spa Friday, the same day health officials launched an investigation into potential issues with the vaccination process there, county officials said Saturday.
U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should — or legally can — require it.
The push to inoculate more Colorado Springs and other residents and show proof in order to travel, attend large events and even work at some jobs could alienate those who choose to not get the COVID vaccinate.
Anxiety and a lack of pre-vaccination food and drink likely contributed to the adverse reactions sustained by 11 people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine earlier this week, a top Colorado health official said Friday.
Colorado is in a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, state officials said Friday — this as Gov. Jared Polis said he still plans to give counties the authority next week to drive local pandemic response.
The Denver-based economic think tank said the pandemic has delivered Colorado $67.2 billion in state and federal dollars, as lawmakers this week began hammering out the state budget that takes effect July 1.
State officials say they've found no reason for concern after investigating 11 people who reported adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine Wednesday, a small wave of side effects that prompted the closure of a mass vaccination site.
Colorado officials are expecting the state to receive just 9,700 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in coming days, far fewer than what was expected or what came in the last shipment.
Small white coronavirus vaccination cards are the star of countless photos on social media and will likely become even more important as new vaccination passport programs get started.
Senator John Hickenlooper visited Colorado Springs on Wednesday to discuss a new COVID-19 relief program for restaurants and breweries.
Over 600 people with appointments were turned away from the "Vaccines for All" event at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday after a number of people had an adverse reaction to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to a statement from Centura Health.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced another expansion of its at-home COVID-19 testing program, and will allow anyone who interacts with the public while working to receive free testing kits.
Colorado's lowest-paid workers have been hit hardest by job losses from restrictions to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, statistics from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment show.
Across Colorado, people have been getting back to normal over the past several months and getting back to going out to shop and dine as well as for entertainment and fitness.
A new COVID variant has been identified in two Coloradans, federal officials told the state this week, adding another wrinkle to the state's push to loosen its public health measures.
The Biden administration insisted on Tuesday that the federal government will not be supporting any initiative to require credentials to prove a person’s COVID-19 vaccination status or a database to keep track of inoculations.
Denver health officials are beginning to sort through the challenges of undertaking COVID restrictions as the state prepares to step back and leave infection control up to individual counties.
The Tri-County Health Department amended its face covering order Monday, removing the requirement that masks be worn in public outdoor spaces.
Officials in the Jeffco school district, one of the first Colorado districts to jump into remote learning after schools shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, say they’ve learned lessons that are helping to shape future remote learning.
Just over 62% of staffers in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and immediate care centers have been inoculated, according to data provided by the state Department of Public Health and Environment.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden was set to announce Tuesday that he is shaving about two weeks off his May 1 deadline for states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccines.
Colorado's rate of positive COVID tests is at its highest point since January, new state data shows, throwing up another red flag as leaders look to unravel restrictions in the coming days.
It's the latest salvo in a marketing campaign waged by the Democratic National Committee and its allies to make sure voters know who delivered the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which also includes money for schools, local governments and extended unemployment benefits.
Masks will still need to be worn in all Colorado schools, child care centers, and indoor summer camps under a modified executive order from Gov. Jared Polis.
Starting Friday every Coloradan 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. As the number of people eligible continues to grow, questions regarding where and when people will get shots arise.
If there’s one word to describe the past year for Dr. John Douglas, it’s “relentless.”
As Coloradans 16 or older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, the state launched its first mobile vaccination clinic that will eventually travel to every corner of the state.
Gov. Jared Polis is once again issuing an executive order mandating Coloradans wear masks in public places, but there's a twist for areas where COVID cases are low.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced it will provide an additional $108 million in public assistance funding to Colorado for its COVID-19 response effort Friday.
There are fewer than 60 active cases of the coronavirus in Colorado's prisons, according to state data, as health and corrections officials prepare mass vaccination clinics and offer a $500 bonus to employees to get inoculated.
Colorado's COVID cases and hospitalizations have plateaued at a "concerning" high, as the state both loosens its COVID restrictions and enters the final phase of its mass vaccination campaign.