Jessica Seaman, GreeleyTribune

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Recent articles by Jessica:

Denver Public Schools pays $2.1 million to settle allegations it misused AmeriCorps funds

Denver Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, paid the federal government more than $2.1 million to settle allegations that it misused AmeriCorps funds, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for… → Read More

Colorado receives shipments of baby formula amid national shortage

Colorado’s health department has created a resource page for residents seeking help finding baby formula for their newborns amid the national shortage. → Read More

Colorado students exposed to COVID-19 in school no longer required to quarantine, says state health department

Colorado’s health department rolled back its COVID-19 mitigation strategies for schools on Friday, saying that students exposed to the coronavirus at school no longer have to quarantine and that di… → Read More

Douglas County students walk out of classrooms in protest of school board’s firing of superintendent – Greeley Tribune

Students across Douglas County School District streamed out of their classrooms on Monday in protest of the school board’s firing of the district’s superintendent last week. → Read More

Mask mandates ending in Denver, Adams and Arapahoe counties as COVID cases fall

Denver and two major metro counties will drop their mask mandates for businesses and indoor public spaces this week in a move Mayor Michael Hancock called a “pivot point in this battle” against COV… → Read More

Littleton Public Schools nix COVID-19 vaccine clinics after videos claim kids got shots without parental OK

Littleton Public Schools will no longer offer COVID-19 vaccinations on school campuses after two videos circulated online of students allegedly receiving their shots without parental consent. → Read More

Colorado reactivates crisis standards for EMS amid COVID-19 surge, staffing shortages

Colorado’s health department reactivated “crisis standards of care” for emergency medical services Friday evening, saying there is a high demand for ambulances but a shortage of medical… → Read More

‘We’re not back to normal yet at all’: Colorado students reflect on school during the pandemic – Greeley Tribune

Eight students spoke to The Denver Post about how they are adjusting to being back in school and learning during a pandemic. Read what they have to say. → Read More

Polis orders unvaccinated state employees to get tested regularly and wear masks — but he won’t require shots

Gov. Jared Polis announced Friday that state employees who remain unvaccinated against the coronavirus are required to get tested twice a week and continue wearing masks in indoor public areas, but… → Read More

95.3% of the people with COVID-19 who’ve been hospitalized in Colorado this year were unvaccinated

Just over 95% of the 9,891 people with COVID-19 who have been hospitalized in Colorado since mid-January were unvaccinated, according to data released by the state health department for the first time Monday. → Read More

Colorado expects to start vaccinating kids between 12 and 15 later this week

Colorado children between 12 and 15 years old could begin to get inoculated against the coronavirus later this week now that federal regulators have authorized Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for the age… → Read More

Colorado loosens COVID-19 visitor restrictions at nursing homes

The Colorado health department has issued new guidance for visitors to nursing homes and other residential facilities, saying that it will loosen restrictions for residents who are vaccinated again… → Read More

Colorado COVID hospitalizations stall as state prepares to loosen restrictions

A COVID health official calls it “a tricky time to implement changes” and warns that there is still a possibility that hospitalizations will rise as counties move down on the state&#821… → Read More

Colorado’s COVID-19 cases rise as public health officials expand search for new, more contagious strain

With COVID-19 infections on the rise in Colorado following the Christmas holiday, public health officials are ramping up efforts to track the new, more contagious variant of the virus that first was confirmed to be in the state last week. → Read More

Colorado teachers, essential workers won’t be vaccinated until after people 70 and older – Greeley Tribune

One of Colorado’s largest public health departments put the brakes on COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers and other school employees Tuesday, saying those 70 or older must be inoculated first. → Read More

Pueblo County deploys refrigerated truck to store bodies as COVID-19 deaths increase statewide

The Pueblo County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday that it has set up a mobile morgue in a semitrailer to store extra bodies as COVID-19 deaths continue to climb across Colorado. → Read More

Colorado participated in a federal vaccine-delivery simulation, but 1 of 2 shipments ended up in different state

Colorado’s health department this week said the vaccine readiness test it recently ran with the federal government was “successful,” but there was a hiccup as one of the two shipments — a mock kit of medical supplies — ended up in another state. → Read More

Colorado hospitals activate transfer center as facilities fear hitting capacity amid surging COVID-19 infections

The Colorado Hospital Association activated the state’s Combined Hospital Transfer Center for the first time Friday as some facilities in the state reported concerns about hitting capacity amid rec… → Read More

Local public health leaders urge Colorado to implement more aggressive COVID-19 measures

Transmission of the novel coronavirus is so rampant in Colorado that local public health officials are asking the state to take more aggressive steps — including county-level stay-at-home orders — to control the spread. → Read More

Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations top April peak as 1 in 100 people in the state are contagious

Colorado officials on Thursday warned the pandemic is entering a dire phase as both the transmission of the coronavirus and the number of people hospitalized with it are at the highest recorded lev… → Read More