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COVID-19

A Glendale King Soopers limits the sale of bottled water among other staples to customers stocking up in response to uncertainty over the spread of COVID-19. Grocery stores across the country are racing to keep supplying toilet paper, sanitizer and other items. (Photo by Alison Cooper, March, 11, 2020.)

Water supply safe from coronavirus, state health officials say Bottled water among staples disappearing...

Don’t worry about your drinking water.  That’s the message from state health officials who are assuring the public the coronavirus has not been detected in...
In Western states and rural communities, more than half of school nurses cover three or more schools, according to a 2018 study by researchers at the University of Washington and the National Association of School Nurses.

Coronavirus highlights the many roles school nurses play — and the challenges of going...

Laureen Murray’s work day still looks much like what you’d expect for a school nurse: caring for children with chronic conditions like diabetes and...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to assist public health partners in responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China. (James Gathany/CDC Public Health Image Library)

Congress rebukes Trump’s bid to slash CDC funding amid outbreak The White House proposed...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House lawmakers resoundingly rebuffed a Trump administration request to cut funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid the...

Gov. Jared Polis declares a state of emergency over coronavirus The total number of...

Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency Tuesday as the Colorado ramps up its efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus.   The declaration...
East High School, Denver

Two Denver students under quarantine after contact with family friend with coronavirus

Two students at Denver’s East High School who were exposed to a man who tested presumptive positive for the new coronavirus are under self-quarantine,...
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Coronavirus has officially arrived in Colorado. One school district has lessons from its battle...

With Coronavirus now present in Colorado, leaders of the 22,000-student Mesa County Valley District 51 aren’t letting their recent experience with a contagious stomach...
Colorado news organizations request information and transparency from Gov. Jared Polis during the COVID-19 crisis. This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

U.S. Senate Democrats slam Trump officials for coronavirus response

WASHINGTON — U.S. senators want Trump administration officials to be more forthcoming about coronavirus amid concerns the White House has given misinformation on the...
Photo by Brad Wilson via Flickr: Creative Commons

Colorado school districts to work with local health departments amid coronavirus threat

Colorado school districts have pledged to work closely with local public health authorities to keep students safe as federal health officials expressed mounting concern...
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