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5 Things You Need To Know - December 9, 2020

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Gov. Jared Polis issues statewide mask mandate for Colorado
Garden of the Gods
Posted at 6:27 AM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-09 08:27:03-05

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

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Colorado redefines places of worship and worship events as 'essential'

Worship leaders across the state are preparing to be able to do things a bit differently after a new public health order from the governor will allow places of worship to exceed mandated capacity limits. The order redefines worship services as essential, meaning they’re allowed to go over mandated capacity limits if they can’t perform their essential service without doing so.
Gov. Polis extends statewide mask mandate for another 30 days

Gov. Jared Polis has extended the statewide mask order for an additional 30 days on Tuesday. The order will be extended until January 2021. In the order, Polis said, "My administration, along with other State, local, and federal authorities, has taken a wide array of actions to mitigate the effects of the pandemic, prevent further spread, and protect against overwhelming our health care resources."
One last nice day before the cold and snow arrive!

Enjoy the last nice day in our long term forecast, cold and snow aren't far away! We're going to see highs in the 60s today with lots of sunshine and fairly light daytime winds. Clouds will increase overnight ahead of a cold front early Thursday morning.
UK investigating potential allergic reactions to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

U.K. regulators say people who have a “significant history’’ of allergic reactions shouldn’t receive the new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine while they investigate two adverse reactions that occurred on the first day of the country’s mass vaccination program. Stephen Powis, the national medical director for the U.K.'s National Health Service in England said Wednesday that health authorities were acting on a recommendation from the Medical and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.
Colorado Springs police looking for suspected driver in fatal hit-and-run

Colorado Springs polce have identified the suspect driver in a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred on Oct. 29 at South Academy Boulevard and Hancock Expressway. According to CSPD, detectives are looking for 27-year-old Miguel Ulice Soliz-Zuniga, who is believed to be the driver of the 1990 black Chevy Silverado that fatally struck 52-year-old Rosalinda Jacquez. The suspect now has an active arrest warrant for felony hit-and-run.
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