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5 Things You Need To Know - April 16, 2020

"We’re going to have to learn how to live with it": Polis outlines future of Colorado under COVID-19
April snow in Colorado Springs
Posted at 6:03 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 08:03:31-04

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Thursday morning.

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"We’re going to have to learn how to live with it": Polis outlines future of Colorado under COVID-19

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday outlined what is likely in store for Coloradans in the weeks and months ahead once some social distancing measures can start being lifted and some businesses being reopened – saying it is unlikely people will be able to return to what they considered “normal” just weeks ago anytime in the near future.
DHS workers make modifications during pandemic

Telehealth is becoming the standard during COVID-19. For the Department of Human Services caseworkers in El Paso County, technology isn't always available when responding to abuse reports. Leading some workers to hold interviews through windows, or send technology to clients.
Cold and more snow heads in Thursday morning

We're going to see an active day across southern Colorado with snow and strong, gusty winds combining with very chilly air. We're going to see snow first mainly north near Denver, and that snow will slowly shift south into the Pikes Peak region and develop into and around the wet mountains through the afternoon and evening
Impacts of alcohol consumption, isolation during COVID-19: health experts weigh in

Right now a lot of us are uncertain about what to do, what to buy, and how to cope. Grocery stores are selling out of food and toilet paper. Alcohol is also selling fast with many stocking up on beer, liquor, and wine during this pandemic. While it's been a boost for some businesses it's also a health concern for some.
We're Open Colorado: Crossfit Bonnie and Clyde helping people stay healthy

Crossfit Bonnie and Clyde is a Colorado Springs gym that is working to provide online workout sessions via Zoom and offering a "pay what you can or what you want" option so that those who are struggling financially can still have access to guided workouts.
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