Keyword: COVID-19
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Fan Expo Denver reunites fandoms for fun

When it was announced back in December that Pop Culture Classroom was cancelling the 2021 Denver Pop Culture Con, it appeared that it was going to be two full years before fans of all things comics, … more

Douglas County School District sues county health department over masks

The Douglas County School District and families of students at high risk of COVID-19 are suing the local health department over a public health order allowing people to opt out of masking. more

The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best … more

Adults should stop pretending that the kids are alright

There was an episode of the original Star Trek called “Miri.” Miri was the name of an adolescent girl who became the de facto “mom” to a group of street children. See, in this episode, all of … more

Health care heroes deserve our thanks

Jefferson County has experienced nearly 50,000 COVID-19 cases. To put that into perspective, one in 12 people in our county have been infected by COVID-19 at one point over the last year and a half. … more

Big Jeffco employers await more info on vaccine mandate

Businesses across Jefferson County will soon be responsible for verifying that their employees have been vaccinated — and requiring weekly COVID-19 testing for those that are not. That’s because … more

Golden's boosted 2021 sales tax hints at pandemic recovery

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues, its negative impacts on Golden’s overall economic picture seem to have become an increasingly distant memory. According to city data, the city saw five of … more

Jeffco assessment results are in — and not great

2020-21 state assessment data is incomplete but combined with information from MAP (Measure of Academic Progress), CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success), Acadience and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

JCPH says COVID-19 numbers trending in wrong direction in Jeffco

In a statement published online on Sept. 1, Jefferson County Public Health listed several pieces of recent data that together suggest the COVID-19 is worsening across Jefferson County, with the … more

Tooting their own horn - Golden celebrates resilience

Several community organizations partnered with the city of Golden to host the first-ever Celebration of Golden: Commemoration of Our Resilience at the Colorado School of Mines Quad on Aug. 28. Golden … more

Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

Tri-County Health mandates masks for all students, removes ability for counties to opt out

Undoing decisions by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more

PHOTOS: Crowd protests Tri-County Health school mask order in Arapahoe County

A crowd of several dozen protesters cheered in response to honks from passing vehicles while holding up signs that read, “Choice not mandate!" and "I don't co-parent with the government" during … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Opinion: I’m mad and it feels so good

Doesn’t it just drive you crazy when someone tells you to “calm down” or “just be positive”? Right when you have that deep frustration or anger inside of you bubbling up and someone tries … more

Pandemic entering new stage as county, employers work to respond to Delta

With just four days to go until the first day of school across Jeffco, JCPH Executive Director Dawn Comstock said there was one word that described her feelings about local kids returning to the … more

JCPH issues last-minute mask order for all Jeffco students

Timing, as they say, is everything. At 5:40 p.m., Monday, Aug. 16 — the evening before the first day of school for roughly 80,000 Jeffco students, Jefferson County Public Schools sent out a notice … more

Tri-County Health to consider school mask requirement

Two weeks after the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties stopped short of requiring masks in schools, the agency announced that it plans to consider issuing some type … more

Tri-County Health to let COVID dial order expire; Jefferson County to extend order

The local health agency serving Adams and Arapahoe counties plans to let the local COVID-19 “dial” system expire in the coming days, signaling that the last set of broad — but dormant — … more
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