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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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The New York Times

Medical Students, Sidelined for Now, Find New Ways to Fight Coronavirus

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateMarch 25, 2020

At the University of Colorado School of Medicine, student organizers used a GroupMe texting app, Facebook and email to mobilize not only classmates but also area nursing, physical therapy and pharmacy students. Now more than 300 student volunteers are working at nine locations in the area, including hospitals, elder outreach programs and the local Salvation Army.

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The Denver Post

Coronavirus Cases in Colorado Still Expected Climb Even as Officials Tighten Social Distancing Measures

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateMarch 25, 2020

“There’s always a potential for a resurgence, if there’s still people out there who are still sick,” said Kathryn Colborn, research director for surgical outcomes and applied research at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Westword

Safeguarding Reproductive Care During COVID-19 Crisis

news outletWestword
Publish DateMarch 25, 2020

"Things that should be routine and easy are becoming much more complex," says Dr. Nina Ball, a recent graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a consultant with the advocacy group Cobalt. "Life is changing as we all try to act in the most socially conscious way and avoid trips out of the house that are not necessary and keep distance from others to stop the spread of COVID-19."

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