Income, race, geography and other factors contribute to wide disparities in health outcomes across our state. We report on how Colorado residents are impacted by these inequities, and what they're doing about it.

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September 8, 2020
Chronic Absenteeism in Schools, Long a Challenge Across Colorado, Is Amplified by the Pandemic

Thousands of children statewide aren’t going to regularly log on to virtual school, or at all, educators fear.

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August 28, 2020
Fears Grow Over a Forthcoming Eviction Surge in Colorado

The prolonged economic fallout from the pandemic means a recent wave of forced displacements could be just the beginning.

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August 18, 2020
The Pandemic Moved Some Substance Treatment Services Online—Possibly Permanently

Virtual recovery programs have helped improve access to treatment at a time when experts are seeing a rise in alcohol and drug use. 

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August 3, 2020
Accessibility Challenges Persist in Many Rural Colorado Communities

From Durango to Lamar, to Steamboat Springs and beyond, businesses, housing and employment remain limited or out of reach for Coloradans with disabilities. 

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August 3, 2020
30 Years After ADA Passage, Lasting Progress While Key Inequities Remain

People with disabilities continue to report struggles with equitable access to independent housing and jobs statewide. 

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July 27, 2020
In Rural Crowley County, a Safe Return to In-person School is Desperately Needed by Many

The numerous reasons why staff, students and parents at Crowley County Ward Intermediate School are anxious to avoid distance learning this fall.

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July 7, 2020
On Dialysis and Unable to Work, A Westminster Man Toils to Keep His Wife and Children Fed

Three weeks in the pandemic-era life of a Colorado family experiencing food insecurity. 

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July 2, 2020
Still Delivering Meals in Western Colorado, But Without a Side of Conversation

Meals on Wheels has long been an antidote to social isolation for clients. Then the coronavirus arrived on the Western Slope.

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June 22, 2020
For Diabetes Patients, New Health Threats and Cost Concerns During the Pandemic

Insulin prices nationwide, pump access and COVID-19 are exacerbating longstanding disparities in diabetes outcomes.

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June 18, 2020
What a New Field Can Yield

A new evaluation brief details how 18 organizations, funded through The Colorado Trust’s Health Equity Advocacy strategy, have built and leveraged collective capacity to advance health and racial equity through policy change.