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First COVID-19 vaccine doses to arrive in Colorado Monday morning

By: - December 14, 2020

Colorado officials expect to receive the state’s first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine doses Monday morning, and the first Coloradans will be inoculated early Monday afternoon, according to the office of Gov. Jared Polis. The first shipments of the Pfizer vaccine left the company’s Portage, Michigan, manufacturing plant early Sunday. The vaccine earned emergency use authorization […]

LIVE: Gov. Polis gives briefing on COVID-19 at 11:15 a.m. Dec. 11

By: - December 11, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live briefing on COVID-19 at 11:15 a.m. on Dec. 11 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response. Scroll down for a livestream of the briefing, or watch on the governor’s Facebook page. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recorded an average of 4,019 new cases of COVID-19 each […]

First gentleman taken to hospital after COVID symptoms worsen

By: - December 6, 2020

First Gentleman Marlon Reis was transported to the hospital by his partner, Gov. Jared Polis, after Reis experienced worsening symptoms of COVID-19, the governor’s office said in a statement Sunday evening. Polis and Reis announced Nov. 28 they had tested positive for the coronavirus. Reis “started to experience a slightly worsening cough and shortness of […]

More than 2,000 additional COVID deaths projected in Colorado by new year

By: - December 3, 2020

The coronavirus continues to spread through Colorado at a rate that’s killing hundreds and sickening thousands as December holidays threaten to worsen the trends if residents are tempted to congregate despite public health warnings against gatherings. That was the message during a remote news briefing on Thursday that included comments from state epidemiologist Rachel Herlihy […]

LIVE: Gov. Polis and Dr. Anthony Fauci give briefing on COVID-19 at noon Dec. 1

By: - December 1, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at noon Dec. 1 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response. Scroll down for a livestream of the COVID-19 briefing, or watch on the governor’s Facebook page. The governor is expected to be joined during the briefing by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy […]

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Gov. Polis tests positive for COVID-19

By: - November 28, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement released by his office Saturday evening. First Gentleman Marlon Reis also tested positive for the disease caused by the coronavirus, according to the statement, which said the couple learned the news Saturday evening. Polis had entered quarantine on Wednesday after learning that he […]

Gov. Polis quarantines after COVID exposure

By: - November 25, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is in quarantine after he was exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. News of the Colorado governor’s exposure came Wednesday evening in a brief statement from his office. The statement said Polis took a test Wednesday evening and that the test was negative. It did not say when the […]

LIVE: Gov. Polis gives briefing on COVID-19 at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20

By: - November 20, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response. Scroll down for a livestream of the COVID-19 briefing, or watch on the governor’s Facebook page. The governor is expected to be joined during the briefing by health care professionals from Grand River Health Clinic in […]

Colorado Reps. Perlmutter, Lamborn test positive for COVID-19

By: - November 18, 2020

Two members of Colorado’s congressional delegation in two days announced they had tested positive for COVID-19. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat from Arvada who represents the 7th District, announced the news in a press release Tuesday. “As of now, I am asymptomatic and I’m feeling good,” Perlmutter said. “I am currently in Washington D.C. and […]

LIVE: Gov. Polis gives briefing on COVID-19 at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17

By: - November 17, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response. The news briefing will be conducted from the Governor’s Mansion. Scroll down for a livestream of the COVID-19 briefing, or watch on the governor’s Facebook page. The governor is expected to be joined during the briefing […]

Jeff Zayach, Boulder County’s public health director, to retire

By: - November 13, 2020

Jeff Zayach, who as executive director of Boulder County Public Health oversees COVID-19 response in a metro Denver county of 326,000 residents, plans to retire. The 54-year-old Broomfield resident started as the BCPH director in 2008. He plans to leave the post in April, around his 55th birthday, he said. Zayach announced his retirement to […]

Gov. Polis gives briefing on COVID-19 at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 13

By: - November 13, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 13 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response. The news briefing will be conducted from the Governor’s Mansion. Scroll down for a livestream of the COVID-19 briefing, or watch on the governor’s Facebook page. Through Nov. 8, Colorado had 147,599 cases of COVID-19 and […]