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5 Things You Need To Know - April 7, 2020

Colorado health officials 'certain' state hasn't reached COVID-19 peak, say distancing is working
Helen Hunt Falls
Posted at 6:34 AM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 08:34:38-04

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

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Governor Polis: Colorado stay-at-home order extended to April 26

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide stay-at-home order Monday night to April 26, two weeks beyond the initial end date of April 11. The Governor said if there is any way to end the order sooner, he will. He also said that if Coloradans don't follow the order and social distancing guidelines, the order could be extended.
Colorado health officials 'certain' state hasn't reached COVID-19 peak, say distancing is working

Colorado public health officials said Monday they are “certain” that the state has not reached its peak in the COVID-19 outbreak and presented more data that showed that physical distancing measures are working in Colorado and could keep the state from running out of ICU beds once the peak of the virus arrives.
Unseasonable warmth with one more day of high fire danger

One more day of high fire danger across the region with Red Flag Warnings back in Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas Counties, as well as the San Luis Valley. We'll see lots of sunshine through the region, and lighter winds over in areas not under a fire advisory.
Delivering a miracle: Why moms-to-be are rethinking their birthing options

The beauty of childbirth is nothing short of a miracle, but that experience is looking a lot different these days because of COVID-19. More and more expecting moms are considering changing where they'll give birth. Even midwives and birthing centers are seeing an uptick in interest from moms-to-be.
Food resources available to Pueblo County residents

The Pueblo Food Project has put together an online resource for Pueblo County residents with information on various events to help them during this COVID-19 pandemic. There are food and grocery distributions, food pantries and more that Pueblo County residents are able to take advantage of during this time.
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