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Denver's National Jewish Health adds COVID-19 test, clinic

Monte Whaley | Mar 24, 2020 | Colorado

Dispatch from Seattle v4: On working to acceptance of the "new normal"

DJ Wilson | Mar 24, 2020 | Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Federal, New Mexico, Texas, Utah

Job losses expected to mount in hotel industry, according to new study

Michael Goldberg | Mar 20, 2020 | Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah

As COVID-19 continues to spread, the hotel industry is facing a grim economic outlook. According to an Oxford Economics study released by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA), 44% of hotel employees in every state are projected to have lost or lose their jobs in coming weeks  The impact...[ Read More ]

Colorado county offers free COVID-19 tests for all residents

Monte Whaley | Mar 20, 2020 | Colorado

Colorado’s San Miguel County could be the first county in the United States to test all if its residents for COVID-19. The blood test is being offered free of charge by United Biomedical and its subsidiary c19 and will be administered by the Public Health Department of San Miguel County,...[ Read More ]

Colorado governor opens COVID-19 relief fund

Monte Whaley | Mar 18, 2020 | Colorado

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis today said a COVID-19 relief fund is helping those effected by the virus, including people who lost jobs because of business closures and small businesses that have been forced to close. The Colorado COVID-19 relief fund has already raised $2.8 million, Polis said Wednesday.    ...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Public option, Coronavirus, Andrew Romanoff

| Mar 18, 2020 | Colorado

Among the most important things I can share with you is the importance of not going out during this once-in-a-hundred-years moment of COVID-19. It's math. "Early in outbreak, each COVID-19 case infects ~2.5 others on average. There's ~5 days between one infection and next, so we'd expect one case to...[ Read More ]

Dispatch from Seattle v2: On closing schools

DJ Wilson | Mar 17, 2020 | Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Federal, Texas, Utah

One of the first impactful things to happen in response to the COVID virus is the closing of schools. It's impacting families, school districts and the transmission of the disease itself. Here in Seattle, America's epicenter of the disease, there have been some notable lessons learned about school closures over...[ Read More ]

Colorado closes bars, restaurants to slow spread of COVID-19

Monte Whaley | Mar 17, 2020 | Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a public health order Monday to close all bars, restaurants, gyms, theaters, and casinos in the state to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The order went into effect today, March 17, at 8 a.m. for 30 days. Jill Hunsaker...[ Read More ]

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