Frequently asked questions about the coronavirus

Colorado’s first COVID-19 case was announced on Thursday, March 5. COVID-19 is a virus that first appeared in Wuhan, China in late 2019. Symptoms of COVID-19 can include fever, cough and breathing trouble. Most develop only mild symptoms. But some people, usually those with other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms, including pneumonia, which can […]

Health coverage in the time of COVID-19

Contributed by Monica Caballeros, Communications Manager at Connect for Health Colorado When you have health coverage, you have peace of mind that you can get health care services for preventive reasons, to get the prescriptions you need and to manage chronic conditions. Health coverage is also there to protect your health for those worst-case, emergency […]

Handwashing science in the time of the coronavirus

9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli explains the science behind hand washing and sanitizing. With the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, everyone has been talking about hand hygiene but here is the science behind why hand hygiene works. Studies show that washing hands with soap and water for 15-20 seconds can reduce bacterial counts by […]