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5 Things You Need To Know - April 27, 2020

Colorado governor 'grateful' for 100 ventilators promised by President Trump, says communication is key
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Working from home: The future for many businesses
Posted at 6:24 AM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 08:24:20-04

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

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Gov. Polis issues executive order on safer-at-home phase

According to the Governor's Office, the Safer-at-Home Executive Order outlines a new level in Colorado's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes more sustainable ways of living while slowing the spread of the virus and allowing more people to return to work. The order is tentatively set to expire 30 days from April 27 but can be amended or extended at any time.
How to gain work experience to launch your career

If, for instance, you've been let go from a job you weren't truly passionate about in the first place, this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for to pursue a career you've overlooked before. The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is there to help you find the right fit. Their counselors can meet with you virtually, and get you free training and work experience to set yourself up for the next big thing.
Warming trend to linger through the week

We're getting our first extended taste of summer this week with big heat settling in through Thursday and Friday. We're going to be sunny and warm today with highs in the lower elevations around the 70s and 80s. Overnight we'll be in the 40s with clear skies and light winds. For a look at the full forecast, click the link above.
Working from home: The future for many businesses

Operating under the stay-at-home order has forced many businesses to work from home. The experience may lead to some changes in how businesses proceed once the public health restrictions are lifted. News5 took a closer look at what industries may make the switch to a remote model after COVID-19.
We're Open Colorado: Flow Right gives $10,000 in services to the community

Flow Right, a plumbing heating and cooling service, is working to provide peace of mind for many by committing "$10,000 in subsidized services in order to address specific needs in the community." The Flow it Forward program, which started at the beginning of April, is geared towards helping home owners who cannot afford essential services or repairs.
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