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Douglas County fires health board member over letter to editor

For the second time this year, the Douglas County commissioners are looking to replace a board of health member who spoke out against the county’s plan to leave Tri-County Health … more

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and … more

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

Tri-County Health amends mask order to apply to indoors only, adds expiration date

The local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties amended its mask-wearing order to remove the requirement that masks be worn in outdoor public spaces, the agency announced in … more

Denver metro counties may see patchwork of COVID restrictions in April

As state public health officials prepare to step back and let local health agencies decide what coronavirus restrictions to enact going forward, it's unclear what the resulting landscape of policies … more

Streamlined from college to profession

Denver Health and Emily Griffith Technical College are a natural fit for a partnership. In fact, the partnership in some capacity has existed for 38 years. But now, a new component of the partnership … more

Boulder mass shooting suspect will face additional charges, have mental health status check

Ahmad Alissa, the suspect in the March 22 mass shooting at a King Soopers in Boulder, appeared in court on March 25 for an Appearance on Arrest Warrant for the first time since the incident. He will … more

More than 149,000 Adams County residents received at least one vaccine dose and more on the way with new site

About 14.3 percent of Adams County’s population is fully vaccinated. More than 94,000 people have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 54,000-plus have received both doses, … more

ELLSWORTH forges her own path on debut album

Singer and songwriter Megan Rose Ellsworth experienced something familiar when she came out to Colorado from Oregon to attend the University of Colorado at Denver’s Music Entertainment Industry … more

Douglas County board of health member resigns after tense year

A Tri-County Board of Health member representing Douglas County resigned from her position two years early after months of high tensions within the field of public health. Paulette Joswick, who has … more

Colorado to loosen restrictions in color-coded COVID-19 dial

In the latest ratcheting down of Colorado's COVID-19 restrictions, the state public-health department announced plans to drastically ease the limits that allow counties to remain in certain … more

Music Advancement Fund addresses cultural needs

Music does much more than entertain and affect the emotion of listeners — as an industry, a vibrant music scene can positively affect the economy of a city, and as a form of creative expression, it … more

Confusion defines process as Colorado seniors wait for vaccines

As Colorado continued the early stages of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gov. Jared Polis announced that people 70 and older would soon be eligible for vaccination in certain areas. The No. 1 question … more

New year's resolutions: Experts say to 'set small goals' and 'find the joy'

After the most disruptive year in generations upended the social, financial and mental well-being of billions across the world, the question many face with the arrival of the new year is: What’s … more

Battling the pandemic 'ultramarathon,' through a nurse's eyes

Even though he had followed all the guidelines — social distancing, wearing a mask, spending most of his time at home, washing his hands — a senior still arrived at Centennial Medical Plaza, … more

Colorado communities rally following shooting; mental health resources abound

In the aftermath of tragedy, mental health experts point to resources and encourage the community to stay resilient. “We are strong. Colorado is strong,” said Dr. Sarah Davidon, research director … more

‘I felt like I was failing all the time’

Throughout her life, Lissa Miller experienced some depression and anxiety. The mental health disorders run in her family. She managed her symptoms by being mindful and exercising. In her early 20s, … more

'You're supposed to be the hero'

As a husband and father, Hal Knight believed he needed to take care of everyone. To your children, "you're supposed to be the hero," he said. To your spouse, “you're supposed to be the guy taking … more

Fear of judgment keeps men from talking about mental illness

Although one in five adults live with a mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, many fear speaking openly about their mental health. A Parker man, who spoke to Colorado … more

Editorial: It takes a unified front to treat a dual diagnosis

For Terry Schamberger, 51, a lifelong addiction to alcohol began when he was 13, triggered by emotional trauma caused by the death of his sister in a car accident and an unsettled family life. For … more
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