Nearly all of the Denver metro area is now listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as having medium or high levels of COVID-19, as hospitalizations ticked upward again. There were some signs this week that the latest COVID-19 surge, which is far milder than previous waves, was...
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (KKTV) - The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado says 50-year-old Daniel Stonebarger, of Highlands Ranch, was sentenced to 41 months in Federal Prison. Officials say between April 5, 2020 and June 10, 2020 Stonebarger submitted several fraudulent “applications for Economic Injury Disaster Loans...
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is no longer requiring most businesses and events to report outbreaks of COVID-19. Yet the agency's list of new outbreak sites increased by 50 percent this week anyway, even as other statistics related to the disease in Colorado are hitting some of their highest levels in recent months.
The U.S. reported over 736,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 24, bringing the total count to more than 82.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 994,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In […]
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Several meat processing plants in different states, including two in Nebraska, are affected by a recent settlement with OSHA regarding infectious disease protocols. According to the United States Department of Labor, four JBS Foods USA subsidiaries and affiliates have agreed to a settlement in which they...
Colorado health authorities have barred a Pueblo primary care clinic from distributing the COVID-19 vaccine and blocked it from participating in a federal pediatric vaccination program, a decision prompted by what the clinic's owner said was an "unethical employee." Thirteen people treated by Family Care Specialists will have to be...
On May 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced that Jeffco had moved from COVID-19 Community Level Low to Community Level Medium after exceeding 200 cases per 100,000 residents over the previous seven days — a metric established by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New COVID-19 hospital admissions were up as well, hitting 6.4 per 100,000 residents.
The U.S. has reported more than 82.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 24. There have been more than 994,000 reported deaths from COVID-19-related causes — the highest death toll of any country. The extent of the spread of the novel coronavirus continues to vary considerably from state to state, and from city to […]
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Family Care Specialists in Colorado banned from COVID-19 vaccine program for mishandling and storage issues
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A Pueblo-based business has been banned from taking part in the COVID-19 vaccine program. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced on Wednesday that they terminated Family Care Specialists from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 Vaccination and the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. The termination came as the state identified “compliance issues” when it comes to the storage and handling of the vaccines.
Stacker compiled a list of counties with the highest COVID-19 infection rates in Colorado using data from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
COVID-19 rates continue to steadily increase in Colorado over the last month. Last week, Colorado’s COVID-19 incident commander, Scott Bookman said the coronavirus is here to stay.
DENVER (CBS4)– Those who are sick or test positive for COVID-19 can access treatment options via telehealth. The telehealth option is available to all areas of the state, including rural areas, and may result in some people getting treatment faster, which is essential when treating COVID-19. (credit: Getty Images) Telehealth means connecting with a doctor over the phone or through a video call. According to state health officials, people who don’t have a provider, or whose provider doesn’t offer telehealth, may be able to access a telehealth provider directly. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has published a resource page for those seeking telehealth options.
More than 1,400,500 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 62,600 have been hospitalized as of Monday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.