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Jackie Hai / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll learn about the concerns of renters in Fort Collins as the coronavirus outbreak continues to impact our economy. Plus, what economic relief measures are available to Coloradans. We will also hear from a man who is playing outdoor concerts at the retirement center where he lives, look at how COVID-19 is affecting daycare services and get a preview of what’s at stake in the 2020 census count.

James Gathany / CDC

Today on Colorado Edition: We learn how rural hospitals are preparing for a surge of COVID-19 cases, and we take a look at businesses considered essential under the statewide stay-at-home order. We also hear from healthcare workers in the Roaring Fork Valley who are on the frontlines and we explore how school districts in Northern Colorado are handling the transition to online learning.

Jackie Hai / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: we bring you the latest on the spread of COVID-19 in our state. Plus, what economic relief measures are available to Coloradans, how healthcare workers on the front lines in a mountain community are faring, and tips on social isolation from someone who’s had a lot of practice.

Gov. Jared Polis

As of Thursday morning, Gov. Jared Polis' statewide stay-at-home order is in full effect. Polis said the state's previous social distancing efforts have not been effective at slowing the virus. So what can and can't you do under the new order? What jobs are considered essential?

Here's the basic rundown.

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Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll learn about what Colorado’s stay-at-home order means for those who don’t have a home to go to. Plus, how Colorado’s Department of Corrections is working to protect staff and inmates from COVID-19. We will also learn about shortages of Personal Protective Equipment, and possible solutions to those shortages. Finally, tips for remote teaching and learning.

Michael de Yoanna / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: We check in on several Colorado industries to see how they're faring amid the coronavirus outbreak. We also hear about the people working to find medical supplies at a time when they're hard to come by.

Rae Ellen Bichell / Mountain West News Bureau

Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll bring you the latest on COVID-19 in our state, from how one local company is working to produce personal protective equipment for hospitals, to attempts to create a vaccine for the virus. We will also learn about suicide risk during stay-at-home orders, and how remote learning works for students with different needs.

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Today on Colorado Edition: We bring you the latest coronavirus news in our state, including a look at unemployment numbers and what work is like on the medical front line against COVID-19. We also hear from grocery store workers in our region, and we learn about the circus performer behind the Colorado Artist Talent and Skills Database.

Scott Franz / Capitol Coverage

Today, on a special episode of Colorado Edition, we get the latest updates on the spread of COVID-19 in Colorado. We’ll hear about how one county is testing all of its residents for the virus. And we’ll get some movie recommendations for the weekend.

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