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Denver Gazette

New COVID-19 antivirals unlikely to help in omicron surge as hospitals ring alarm bells

news outletDenver Gazette
Publish DateJanuary 05, 2022

“I think we are in for a very tough two to three weeks,” Connie Price,
the chief medical officer for Denver Health [and professor of medicine
at CU School of Medicine], told reporters at a Tuesday morning news
conference.

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CPR

The omicron surge is underway in Colorado

news outletCPR
Publish DateJanuary 05, 2022

It’s very likely you know someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 recently.

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CBS4 Denver

‘Shocking’ Number Of Kids Going To Emergency Room For Mental Health Issues During Pandemic

news outletCBS4 Denver
Publish DateJanuary 04, 2022

A “shocking” number of young Coloradans have been going to emergency rooms during the pandemic — for behavioral health crises and suicidal ideation. The chief medical officer at Children’s Hospital Colorado says preventing outbreaks and keeping schools open are critical to the physical and mental health of our children.

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CPR

Treatment, testing, booster shots and more to know

news outletCPR
Publish DateJanuary 04, 2022

Fueled by the fast-moving omicron variant, Colorado hit a new record for positive COVID-19 cases in a single day — 11,018 on Dec. 31. That was after two days of case numbers above 9,000.

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