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Advance Longmont seeking input on proposed online platform for local businesses

Advance Longmont seeking input on proposed online platform for local businesses

The partnership is looking for businesses to provide a stronger sense of what kind of online support could help. Interested organizations are asked to complete a four-question survey about their needs.
‘We can escape for a bit:’ Performance, entertainment venues begin reopening as COVID restrictions loosen

‘We can escape for a bit:’ Performance, entertainment venues begin reopening as COVID restrictions loosen

Indoor entertainment and event venues set their sights on reopening.
Advocates urging state to add those with intellectual, developmental disabilities to COVID vaccine priority list

Advocates urging state to add those with intellectual, developmental disabilities to COVID vaccine priority list

In a Dec. 22 letter to state officials, 26 organizations asked for “specific consideration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other disabilities who have been found to have significantly increased risk of death following infection with COVID-19.”
Friends of Longmont Youth extends free grocery distribution through March

Friends of Longmont Youth extends free grocery distribution through March

The Community Meals Program grocery distribution is available to everyone and does not have income qualifications. Registration is not required.
VIDEO: Reunión informativa de COVID del miércoles de Salud Pública del Condado de Boulder

VIDEO: Reunión informativa de COVID del miércoles de Salud Pública del Condado de Boulder

Salud Pública del Condado de Boulder 20 de enero Actualización de COVID-19 en español, proporcionada por la Cámara Latina del Condado de Boulder.
Boulder County Public Health adds info to website on how those currently eligible can sign up for COVID vaccine

Boulder County Public Health adds info to website on how those currently eligible can sign up for COVID vaccine

“We understand that the signup and waitlist processes have been frustrating. We hope to have a longer-term solution to make this easier, but we wanted to get the information to the community in the meantime.”
Boulder County health officials discuss challenges of vaccine rollout

Boulder County health officials discuss challenges of vaccine rollout

Boulder County receives only a fraction of the vaccines it is ramped up to administer.
Application is in for Boulder County 5 Star Certification Program

Application is in for Boulder County 5 Star Certification Program

While the county does not yet meet all of the public health criteria required to operate a program, the committee in charge of its creation supported submitting the request to allow time to establish and build the program so once all metrics are met, certified businesses can operate at less-restrictive levels on the state's COVID dial dashboard.
Polis: 1 out of 5 Coloradans who is 70 and older will receive COVID vaccine this week

Polis: 1 out of 5 Coloradans who is 70 and older will receive COVID vaccine this week

Colorado’s goal is to vaccinate at least 70% of people 70 and older by the end of February.
Boulder County's lack of vaccine keeps county in Phase 1A

Boulder County's lack of vaccine keeps county in Phase 1A

Boulder County receives around 3,000 vaccines a week.