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COVIDCheck Colorado in the News

Montbello High School will be new COVID vaccination site

Feb 27, 2021

Vaccine guide: What to know about getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado, and what happens next

Feb 24, 2021

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COVID Check Colorado On A Mission To Vaccinate: ‘We Move Fast’

Feb 16, 2021

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How 5 universities tried to handle COVID-19 on campus

Feb 23, 2021

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Colorado Springs COVID-19 vaccination clinic draws thousands in bitter cold; Sunday event canceled

Feb 14, 2021

Archuleta County’s COVID-19 incidence rate stable

Feb 22, 2021

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Three COVID-19 mass vaccination events are scheduled for this weekend in Colorado.

Feb 13, 2021

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“Like an answered prayer”: Colorado educators celebrate receiving coronavirus vaccine after disruptive school year

Feb 12, 2021

Pikes Peak Region’s first mass vaccination clinic happening at the Broadmoor World Arena

Feb 13, 2021

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Centura hosts region’s first mass vaccination clinic at Broadmoor World Arena Saturday and Sunday

Feb 13, 2021

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Three mass COVID-19 vaccination events planned this weekend in Colorado

Feb 12, 2021

Nearly All Mapleton Public Schools Teachers, Staff Get COVID Vaccine In Just 1 Day

Feb 12, 2021

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COVID-19 Testing in K-12 Schools

Jan 2021

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Drool for school: Colorado schools add saliva testing to slow spread of coronavirus in the classroom

Jan 18, 2021

Mike Johnston: Educators should be front of the line for the COVID vaccine

Dec 7, 2020

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Return of sports: Aurora Public Schools ahead of game with COVID-19 testing of athletes and coaches

Jan 14, 2021

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Colorado launches at-home COVID-19 testing program for teachers with results in 15 minutes

Feb 3, 2021

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Negative COVID-19 test results are the latest must-haves for kids returning to school

Jan 19, 2021

High Schools Want ‘Kids Back In Sports’ But The Pandemic Precautions Vary District To District

Feb 11, 2021

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PHOTOS: Mass Vaccination Drive-Thru Clinic, Sunday Clinic Postponed due to Extreme Weather

Feb 13, 2021

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State launches at-home COVID-19 testing program

Feb 1, 2021

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Ensuring schools have the resources to return to in-person learning Colorado Recommits & Expands Testing for Educators

Feb 1, 2021

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Polis to launch COVID-19 testing at-home program for schools

Jan 29, 2021

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State next week will launch new at-home COVID testing program for educators

Jan 29, 2021

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Over 900 Cherry Creek students in quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure

Jan 23, 2021

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CMU releases The Future is Now report for spring semester

Jan 22, 2021

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‘Please check the facts’: Colorado teachers call out Governor Polis on COVID-19 testing claims

Jan 27, 2021

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What It Will Take to Reopen Schools

Jan 26, 2021

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RISE Funding Helps Schools Get Through Coronavirus Pandemic With Focus On Rural Areas

Jan 26, 2021

Some Pikes Peak-area schools ahead of the curve with on-site COVID testing

Jan 22, 2021

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BVSD school board moving forward with high school in-person classes

Jan 12, 2021

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BVSD launches free, mobile COVID testing sites

Jan 12, 2021

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More COVID testing coming to Archuleta County

Jan 15, 2021

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Young Students Return To Denver Public Schools With New COVID Precautions

Jan 11, 2021

Letters: Good work COVIDCheck Colo.

Jan 12, 2021

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Free COVID-19 tests for Denver Public Schools students

Jan 8, 2021

Students in Denver and other metro area districts head back to class in person

Jan 11, 2021

Denver Public Schools reopen for in-person learning for young learners

Jan 11, 2021

Colorado to make rapid COVID tests available to schools

Jan 8, 2021

Western Colorado University launches testing efforts

Jan 7, 2021

New COVID-19 testing systems alert school districts of positive cases

Jan 7, 2021

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DPS offers free COVID-19 tests to students

Jan 7, 2021

Boulder County reports 100 new coronavirus cases; officials send letter to educators about vaccine plan

Jan 6, 2021

New COVID-19 testing systems alert school districts of positive cases

Jan 7, 2021

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Colorado to make rapid COVID tests available to schools

Boulder County reports 100 new coronavirus cases; officials send letter to educators about vaccine plan

Group prepares for more COVID testing in the new year, including school staff and students

Cherry Creek School District to move forward with in-person learning next week

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Teachers say they would like to be prioritized for COVID vaccine for the sake of reopening schools

Englewood students to return in January

COVIDCheck Colorado offering free testing in Aurora

Even amid COVID, charter and innovation schools grew

Add COVID-19 test to list of holiday ‘to-do’s’ for Coloradans

COVIDCheck Colorado offers free testing Monday; results in time for Christmas

Another site now giving public free COVID-19 tests in Golden

COVIDCheck Colorado opens free testing in Longmont to community

Don’t take COVID home for the holidays

Hágase una prueba gratuita de COVID-19 antes de navidad

With expanded testing, metro school districts hope for January return

Colorado seniors to get free, expedited COVID-19 test

After months of online learning, districts across the Denver metro area plan a return to the classroom in January

More testing, shorter quarantines key to resuming in-person learning, Colorado educators say

Aurora Public Schools to pursue in-person learning next semester

Roadmap to return Colorado students to school calls for more testing, contact tracing

Roadmap to return Colorado students to school calls for more testing, contact tracing

Cherry Creek schools chief announces ambitious plan to reopen classrooms in January

Negative COVID test, traveler affidavit now required for overnight stay in Pitkin County

More testing, shorter quarantines key to resuming in-person learning, Colorado educators say

Cherry Creek students to return to in-person learning on Jan. 11

Denver-area superintendents and Governor Polis detail plan for return to in-person learning

Free COVID-19 Testing at CU Denver—And Why You Should Use It

Back To School Plans In Spring 2021 Will Hinge On Reducing The Spread Of Coronavirus

COVID In Colorado: School Superintendents Push For New In-Person Learning Plan

Who Will Get The First Doses Of Colorado Coronavirus Vaccines?

New free COVID-19 testing site opens in Colorado Springs

Colorado opens new free COVID-19 testing sites, events throughout the state

New schedule announced for mobile COVID-19 testing in northeast Colorado

New schedule announced for mobile COVID-19 testing in northeast Colorado

Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Dec. 7-Dec. 13, 2020

D-51 Partners With COVIDCheck Colorado, CMU Grads Test for COVID-19 Before Commencement

Two new COVID-19 testing sites open at District 51 schools

New schedule announced for mobile COVID-19 testing in northeast Colorado

COVID In Colorado: More Free Testing Sites Open

Local Briefs: 2 schools convert to COVID testing sites

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NOONAN | Wrong Rx for COVID-ailing schools

Making Your Business COVID Compliant

Giving Tuesday: How Education Philanthropies Are Supporting Learners And Workers

Free drive-through COVID-19 testing in Sterling Saturday

Free COVID-19 testing site opens for Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas counties

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Need to be tested for COVID-19? Here’s what you need to know about local testing sites

Polis steps up State Emergency Ops Center status as COVID-19 cases surge

Thousands get a COVID test at CMU

Winter Park in the works to expand COVID-19 testing

Polis steps up State Emergency Ops Center status as COVID-19 cases surge

Governor Polis Calls for Return to Level 1 Emergency Response to COVID-19 Increases

GOVERNOR POLIS PROVIDES UPDATE ON COVID-19

One Denver-area school district will restart in-person learning Monday, bucking trend toward remote classes

One Denver-area school district will restart in-person learning Monday, bucking trend toward remote classes

FREE COVID-19 COMMUNITY TESTING EXPANDS

Westminster Schools offers free COVID-19 testing to students and staff

Westminster High School Hosts Free COVID Testing As Students Prepare To Return To In-Person Learning

The Morgan County School District Will Switch To All Remote Learning

Officials praise school district’s COVID-19 response

Cherry Creek chief hints at ending in-person classes as COVID-19 infections rise across the region

Campus Life, Learning and Health: How FLC planned for our return

CRA: Takeout Booze, Cheap COVID Testing, and Stop to Stimulus Talks

DPS & Denver Health Announce Free COVID-19 Testing For Students

Absent clear guidance on COVID-19 testing, Colorado colleges go their own way

A Colorado school is taking coronavirus testing beyond its students and teachers

These Colleges Are Winning the Fight Against Covid-19 — at Least for Now

DPS, Denver Health doctor provide update as more students return to in-person learning

Sites running COVID-19 tests for teachers report cases remain low

SVVSD plans virtual community meeting about coronavirus, school plans

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A list of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Colorado schools

Three staff members, one student in Cherry Creek School District test positive for COVID-19

Westminster Elementary School Teacher Tests Positive For Coronavirus, 100+ Students Move To Remote Learning

Denver Public Schools to Partner with Gary Community Investments’ COVIDCheck Colorado to Provide Access to COVID-19 Testing and Symptom Tracking for Staff

Philanthropic group in talks to provide free COVID tests to St. Vrain teachers, staff

Colorado school reopening updates: Gov. Polis: Return to school is ‘reasonably safe’

Adams County School Districts Commit To COVID-19 Testing For Teachers

CMU announces testing plan for returning students and staff

CMU and COVIDCheck Colorado Team up for Safe Return to Campus

Boulder Valley’s back-to-school plan includes hybrid of in-person, remote learning

Boulder Valley School District Delays Start Date By One Week

Aurora will offer its 4,000 teachers two coronavirus tests a month come fall. Will other school districts follow?

Aurora school staff will have access to regular free testing this fall

New program allows Aurora teachers to get tested for COVID-19 every 2 weeks

Aurora Public Schools Will Be Proactive, Test Teachers Regularly For Coronavirus

Aurora Public Schools partners with new enterprise so teachers can get regular, free COVID-19 testing

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