REMOTE, (March 26, 2021): Today, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is releasing an updated vaccine opinion survey. Comparing this survey to a previous survey’s data from September 2020, it is clear that there has been a significant shift in Coloradans’ views of the COVID-19 vaccines.
The survey’s key highlights include a significant shift in the percent of Coloradans interested in getting vaccinated when one is available, with 88% of Coloradans now indicating they would possibly be vaccinated, up from 66% in September:
State data quality assurance system adds 514 hospitalizations to COVID-19 dashboard, dating back to June
REMOTE, (March 24, 2021): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) today announced the addition of 514 hospitalization cases to the state’s data dashboard as a result of updates to Banner Health’s COVID-19 data reporting system.
State releases updated public health order easing visitation restrictions for residential care facilities
REMOTE, (March 19, 2021): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is seeking feedback on draft changes to the state’s dial.
REMOTE, (March 12, 2021): The State Public Health Laboratory detected five additional cases of the B.1.351 variant at the Buena Vista Correctional Complex. This variant was first identified in South Africa.
All five of the cases are incarcerated/detained persons with specimen collection date of 3/1/21. Since the facility has an outbreak, additional testing has been required-- along with the regular monitoring. All of the cases are new and do not appear to have previous positive results.