At least five residents and one employee at Wind Crest retirement community in Highlands Ranch have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the community on April 7. “We have …
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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released the names and locations of at least nine other nursing homes in Colorado that are facing outbreaks of COVID-19, including facilities in Weld, Larimer, El Paso, Chaffee, Arapahoe, Adams and Jefferson counties. The list, released March 27, comes after The Denver Post filed a public records request for the facility names.
Older adults and people with serious underlying medical conditions are at a higher risk for severe illnesses caused by COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making outbreaks at senior living facilities particularly concerning.
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