Last Updated 1:08pm MDT, 4/7/2021

Overview

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More younger people are being diagnosed with COVID in Colorado as the state focuses on getting volunteers in place to help with mass vaccination clinics.

Social Distancing

Jefferson County Public Health announced face masks will not be required in outdoor public spaces in the county. The change takes effect April 5 until May 6 unless otherwise changed.

Reopening

Colorado health department officials say they will explore the possibility of coronavirus vaccine passports. There is currently no statewide program for vaccine passports.

Business And Facilities

For the second year in a row, the Great American Beer Fest is skunked. The iconic Colorado event usually brings in 60,000 people and millions of dollars to downtown.

Events

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Thousands of fans turned out for opening day of the Rockies 2021 season at Coors Field and filled up the restaurants and bars along Blake Street during the day, a much-needed boost in business for those working inside and outside.

Healthcare Status

People out on a beautiful spring night in Denver were getting some fresh air. Twenty-somethings Bridget Flanery and Kayla Lorenz were walking with masks.

Schools

Back to full-time in person learning finally happened for Lakewood High School students. “It was in fact quite strange to have what I would say is a normal feeling school day,” Dan Bock, Lakewood High School Principal said.

How To Help

Weld County’s Health Department is putting out a call for volunteers to help with COVID-19 vaccination clinics. The department wants to hold large-scale clinics in Evans.

Vaccine

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With the sixth massive vaccination site up and running in Colorado, state officials are shifting their focus to getting even more people vaccinated. Four buses will soon be roaming the state, heading to rural and underserved communities to bring the COVID vaccine closer to Coloradans who want it.