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GOP state senators criticize Polis on stay-at-home order

Nearly the entire list of state Senate Republicans signed a letter to Gov. Jared Polis that criticized Colorado's statewide stay-at-home order aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, arguing that … more

Swedish Medical Center gears up for surge in COVID-19

Swedish Medical Center Emergency Medical Director Dylan Luyten wears multiple hats for the Englewood hospital. Luyten, who has been with Swedish since 2003, works both clinically and administratively … more

Elizabeth Stampede canceled due to COVID-19

For the first time since World War II, the Elizabeth Stampede has been canceled this year, out of an abundance of caution and respect for the health of the community. “On behalf of the Elizabeth … more

Legislators urge Douglas County commissioners to cancel Tri-County Health contract

In a letter addressed to the Douglas County commissioners, state legislators representing the community have urged the board to end its contract with the Tri-County Health Department after the agency … more

Law protects natural hair

The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance theater in Denver hosted a gathering of people on March 6 to witness Gov. Jared Polis signing a new bill into law that will further prohibit discrimination. Here are … more

State warns of scammers exploiting COVID-19

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold is warning Coloradans to beware of possible charity scams during the COVID-19 public health crisis and is offering guidance for safe giving to those impacted … more

Highlands Ranch neighborhood hosts driveway chalk event

Westridge Meadows residents showed off their creative side March 25 during a driveway chalk festival organized by a neighbor. Residents of the Highlands Ranch neighborhood were invited to spend time … more

With state directive in place, local health departments rescind stay-at-home orders

A day after announcing stay-at-home orders, three metro area public health departments have rescinded those orders and adopted the set of rules handed down by the state. The morning of March 25, … more

'Panic is our worst enemy,' Sky Ridge official says, as hospital braces for 'surge'

Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree reports it has plenty of supplies to handle the ever-worsening COVID-19 outbreak in the Denver metro area and throughout the country, but it is preparing for the … more

Colorado issues statewide stay-at-home order: What's allowed and not allowed?

After about two weeks of escalating orders and guidance from the state, and more Colorado counties issuing their own stay-at-home orders, Gov. Jared Polis invoked Americans' sacrifice in World War II … more

Tri-County health officials: 'Rapid rise' in positive tests led to stay-at-home order

The number of positive tests for COVID-19 speak for themselves, as far as Dr. Bernadette Albanese is concerned. On March 17, Colorado had 160 positive tests. A week later, that number was 4.5 times … more

Using the arts to make the best of isolation

Let's be honest — no one really knows what to say right now. We're currently living through a situation that the country hasn't faced on such a massive scale in a century. And even though we've … more

Stay-at-home orders: What you can and cannot do, and what can remain open

The stay-at-home orders, including the ones issued by Tri-County Health Department and Jefferson County Public Health, outline a variety of activities residents can and cannot partake in. The … more

Stay-at-home orders issued for Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson and Boulder counties

Three Denver metro area public health departments issued stay-at-home orders, covering Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson and Boulder counties — effectively putting most of the metro area under … more

Douglas County Sheriff's Office hit by COVID-19 cases, but still 'getting the work done'

COVID-19 may be shuttering businesses and closing public gathering spaces throughout the state and Douglas County, but as more and more people are asked to stay home, law enforcement must continue … more

Two residents at Littleton assisted living home test positive for COVID-19

At least two residents of Libby Bortz Assisted Living in Littleton have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on March 24. The Tri-County Health Department had identified a total of six cases … more

Arapahoe, Douglas, Adams counties could soon see stay-at-home order

The Tri-County Health Department took a step Tuesday afternoon toward requiring residents in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties to stay at home to help slow the spread of COVID-19. “This is … more

Douglas County schools begin offering free lunch, breakfast

On the first day the Douglas County School District offered free meals to children during coronavirus-spurred school closures, Jen Peifer, manager of operations for the district's Nutrition Services … more

‘Do I want to build it back up again?’

Dawn and Tony Whitham had never been able to leave just one person working at their Highlands Ranch shop, Festive Cup Coffee. It was always too busy. That is, until last week when they were ordered … more

'It's hard to fathom this is reality'

Parker bar and restaurant owners are grappling with ways to attract customers in the wake of a ban to all dine-in service through April, from expanding or creating a take-out option to engaging … more
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