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Colorado Public Radio

Colorado Plans 12,000 Temporary Beds For Coronavirus Surge

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateApril 03, 2020

“They appear during what are called mass casualty events when there are large-scale hazards that cause larger than normal numbers of patients to need intensive care,” said Glen Mays, chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy at The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center.

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KMGH Channel 7

Colorado Doctors Finalize Guidelines for Who Would Get Treatment if Hospitals Become Overrun

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateApril 03, 2020

"These are decisions we hope to never have to make, but it would be irresponsible given what has happened in the rest of the world including Seattle, in New York and New Orleans, and other places around the U.S., to assume that we are never going to see that kind of a situation here," said Dr. Matthew Wynia, the Director of Bioethics at the University of Colorado.

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Los Angeles Times

The Bizarre Reality of Being New Parents in the Age of Coronavirus

news outletLos Angeles Times
Publish DateApril 03, 2020

Dr. Sean O’Leary, a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a member on the infectious diseases committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics, understands the over-precaution new parents and even pediatricians are practicing because “we haven’t got a lot of research with newborns” and the coronavirus.

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The New York Times

Should I Make My Own Mask?

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateMarch 31, 2020

“I still believe that masks are primarily for health care workers and for those who are sick to help prevent spreading droplets to others,” said Dr. Adit Ginde, a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “However, I do believe that for limited circumstances when individuals must be in close quarters with others, a correctly positioned mask or other face cover for a short duration could be helpful.”

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The Denver Post

Colorado’s Decision to Shut down Ski Resorts Over Coronavirus Seems Obvious Now. Should it Have Come Sooner?

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateMarch 31, 2020

“In retrospect, it’s clear the ski resorts had a high potential to play a special role in the spreading of this disease within Colorado,” said Glen Mays, an expert on large-scale public health threats based at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus.

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U.S. News & World Report

Could Stroke Drug Help COVID-19 Patients Avoid Ventilators?

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateMarch 31, 2020

Dr. Hunter Moore, a transplant fellow at the University of Colorado [Anschutz Medical Campus], is a study co-author. "Everyone is looking for ways to mitigate the threat of this disease, and there's a lot of investment and interest in new drugs," Moore said. "But if this disease gets out of control, those drugs won't have had safety evaluations. TPA has."

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Colorado Public Radio

Lower Your Expectations, And Other Parenting Advice For The Era Of COVID-19

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateMarch 31, 2020

Dr. Scott Cypers is seeing four different types of more significant anxiety responses to COVID-19 in his practice. He directs stress and anxiety programs at the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center. The first group are people who are typically highly anxious and now, they’re actually feeling relieved, “like, ‘Oh my God, now you know how I feel all day long.’”

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The Denver Post

Gov. Jared Polis Says Restaurant, Bar Closures Have Slowed Coronavirus’ Spread in Colorado

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateMarch 31, 2020

“I’ve never seen anything like this in my career,” added Dr. Marc Moss, head of pulmonology at UCHealth Hospital at the University Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus, who joined Polis Monday. “There are intensive care units filled with people who look like you and me. And they were healthy a week and a half ago.”

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