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Brighton, Tri County Health offer COVID vaccination clinics

  The city of Brighton teamed up with Tri county Health to offer free vaccination clinics at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. They are available from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. … more

COVID surge may be 'more severe than prior waves,' Colorado analysts say

Local public health officials and analysts implored the public not to let its guard down as the omicron variant drives a dramatic COVID surge in Colorado. more

CCM: 2021 in photos

It was quite a year for the communities across the Denver Metro area. There were trials and tribulations. Welcome signs of life amid a pandemic, along with poltical ire for how it has been … more

Tri-County Health extends school mask order; metro Denver mandates continue

Facing what could be a dramatically steep surge in new cases of COVID-19 in Colorado amid the spread of the omicron variant, several metro Denver counties announced they would continue their local … more

Arapahoe County commissioners vote to leave Tri-County Health

The final member of the Tri-County Health Department, Arapahoe County, voted today to leave the agency at the end of next year.  This vote follows earlier decisions by Douglas and Adams … more

Masks not perfect, but do help, says Tri-County Health chief

His local public-health department has issued another mask-wearing mandate for two metro-Denver counties with nearly 1.2 million people. Even so, John Douglas doesn't hesitate to admit that masks … more

GOP candidates stump for anti-vax protesters

Hours before Jefferson County Public Health passed its latest health order requiring masks to be worn in public places by those 3-years and older, a large crowd gathered in the JCPH parking lot to … more

Tri-County Health issues new mask mandate for Adams, Arapahoe

Facing the possibility that the current COVID-19 surge could breach Colorado’s hospital capacity, the public health agency for Adams and Arapahoe counties Monday issued a new indoor mask mandate through at least the end of the year. more

Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco

The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure.  more

Metro Denver health officials urge mask wearing amid COVID surge

With Colorado's number of COVID-19 hospitalizations now higher than it was at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic’s first wave in the state in spring 2020, health officials are again urging residents to wear masks in public. more

Judge temporarily blocks Douglas County mask-rule exemption

A federal judge temporarily halted Douglas County’s public health order, which allowed people to opt out of mask mandates and restricted quarantines, during an Oct. 26 ruling. U.S. District … 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

Colorado students encouraged to enter radon awareness contests

Colorado students are invited to participate in the 2022 National Radon Video and Poster contests. The contests take place annually through a partnership between the Colorado Department of Public … 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

Re-8 teacher urges reconsideration of mask use

A Fort Lupton High School teacher urged the Weld Re-8 School District and its board of education to do more to protect students and staff from coronavirus. more

SCL, Intermountain Health announce merger

SCL Health, which runs Platte Valley and Lutheran medical centers, and Utah-based Intermountain Health announced their intent to merge Sept. 16. When complete -- perhaps early next year -- the … more

Tough opening night for Jeffco School Board over masks

The first assignment of the new school year for the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education was to delve into the debate around masking of school-age children. 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

Oppose surprise medical billing

The past year has shown that our health care system needs serious reform. It’s no secret that for many Americans, the cost of health care is unaffordable. Shady practices like surprise billing make … more
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