Jessica Seaman, The Denver Post

Jessica Seaman

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  • San Jose Mercury News
  • East Bay Times
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Recent articles by Jessica:

COVID-19 testing site at Denver’s Pepsi Center closes early amid long lines and limited capacity

Denver’s coronavirus testing site at the Pepsi Center closed its gates after noon on Tuesday as demand grew so high that city officials became concerned that already limited lab capacity would further delay test results. → Read More

As Colorado’s new COVID-19 cases remain elevated, state sees uptick in hospitalizations

Coronavirus infections remained elevated in Colorado for a third consecutive week as the state’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have begun to creep upward for the first time in months. → Read More

Gov. Jared Polis closes Colorado bars again after coronavirus cases increase

Colorado took a step back in its reopening Tuesday as Gov. Jared Polis ordered bars and nightclubs to close again amid rising coronavirus cases — just a week-and-a-half after those businesses received the go-ahead to welcome customers back inside. → Read More

Eagle County reports cluster of new COVID-19 cases among teens and young adults

Eagle County public health officials said Tuesday they are investigating a cluster of COVID-19 cases among teens and young adults. → Read More

Are Google and Apple tracking COVID-19 exposure on your phone? Not quite.

Apple and Google announced last month that they are partnering to help public health officials with a process called contact tracing. → Read More

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado public health officials on Friday reported an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among staffers at a residential camp in El Paso County, with at least four confirmed cases of the respiratory disease COVID-19. → Read More

Colorado loosens coronavirus guidelines, but keeps preparing for the worst

Colorado released new guidelines loosening restrictions on businesses and encouraging in-state travel Friday - the same day that Gov. Jared Polis signed an order extending permission to use stadiums as overflow hospitals. → Read More

Boulder County reports COVID-19 spike; CU chancellor scolds students

More than 100 Boulder County residents have tested positive for the respiratory disease COVID-19 since last week, making it the largest surge of novel coronavirus cases in the community since March -- and public health officials warn more infections could be on the way. → Read More

Colorado coronavirus infections increase by 143 as hospitalizations remain relatively flat

Colorado health officials on Tuesday reported 143 new COVID-19 infections across the state. There were 29,442 cases of the new coronavirus as of Monday, up from 29,299 the day before, according to the latest data from the state Department of Public Health and Environment. → Read More

Denver offers free coronavirus testing in underserved areas

Denver public health officials are offering free testing for the novel coronavirus in new locations across the city to reach underserved populations as the pandemic highlights racial inequalities. → Read More

Can I take a summer vacation during the pandemic? Here are a few things to consider.

While Colorado begins to reopen restaurants and parks, several regions around the nation are experiencing an uptick in cases of COVID-19. → Read More

New Colorado coronavirus cases remain low as hospitalizations continue decline

Colorado health officials confirmed another 148 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, as the state continues to see hospitalizations for the respiratory disease COVID-19 decline. → Read More

No evidence Colorado health department illegally altered COVID-19 death certificates, DA finds

A Colorado district attorney announced Tuesday that he found no evidence that the state's health department illegally altered or falsified the death certificates of COVID-19 patients at a Centennial nursing home. → Read More

Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths increase slightly amid general downward trend

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Colorado, which have declined steadily since late April, increased slightly on Monday, with 25 additional people hospitalized with the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus. → Read More

Gov. Jared Polis asks federal officials for help with vaccines, PPE during Colorado’s flu season

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday asked federal health officials for help Coloradans prepare for the flu season that will arrive later this year, including by making sure there is widespread access to flu vaccines and that health care workers have enough personal protective equipment. → Read More

At least 1 injured in overnight shooting at Aurora sports bar

At least one man was injured in an overnight shooting at Scooters Sports Bar & Grill in Aurora, said the police department on Saturday. → Read More

Opponents of Colorado vaccine bill plan rally ahead of House hearing on Sunday

Opponents of a vaccine bill scheduled for a hearing in the House on Sunday are planning a rally against the legislation, which they say will "push more liability-free vaccines on children," including flu shots and any potential coronavirus vaccine. → Read More

Denver’s free COVID-19 testing at Pepsi Center now open to anyone who may have been exposed

People who don't have symptoms of the novel coronavirus but believe they were exposed to someone with the respiratory illness will now be able get checked at the Pepsi Center, where Denver has a free, drive-up testing site. → Read More

Joining crowds of Denver protesters brings risk of COVID-19 exposure. Here’s how to protect yourself — and when to get tested.

The protests in downtown Denver following the death of George Floyd — a black man who was killed in Minnesota after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck — have the potential to increase coronavirus infections, although public health experts said it’s still too soon to know how big of a spike in cases Colorado could see. → Read More

Inside a Colorado hospital’s COVID-19 unit, a quiet fight to keep coronavirus patients breathing

On a COVID unit at The Medical Center of Aurora the gravity of the disease is ever present as patients require ventilators to breathe, a sign that even as Colorado’s hospitalizations decline and restaurants and parks reopen, the coronavirus pandemic is not over. → Read More