NewsCovering Colorado


5 Things You Need To Know - January 11, 2021

Garden of the Gods Snow
Review Preview 1280x720
Nancy Pelosi
Posted at 6:34 AM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 08:34:14-05

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

If you'd like to read the full story, be sure to click on the story headline.
Health department to offer vaccine to Puebloans 70 and older today

The Pueblo Health Department announced Friday it will host the first vaccine clinic for those 70 and older on Monday at the Pueblo Mall. The Health Department said that clinics will be dependent on the amount of COVID-19 vaccines the department receives each week from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

The clinic opens at 9 a.m. at the Pueblo Mall where they are requiring photo identification to confirm birthdate.
Colorado's unemployment fraud issues believed to be widespread and costly

Fraud experts believe unemployment fraud is a costly and widespread problem in our state. After News5 shared the warning about suspicious unemployment mail with our viewers last week, we began to get messages and social media comments showing just how widespread the problem is.

Experts say criminals have accessed our personal information from data breaches — or purchased it from the dark web. In Colorado and other states across the country, this kind of unemployment fraud is turning out to be costly.
Cold mornings lead into beautiful afternoons!
We start with really cold air across the region and dense fog along the Arkansas River from Pueblo into the lower plains out east. We'll see the areas of fog diminish quickly after the sun comes up, but temperatures will stay chilly overall today. Overnight we'll be clear and calm with lows back in the teens and a few single digits.
The Review & Preview: What southern Coloradans need to know this week

We saw more encouraging news this last week on the COVID-19 front, most notably more and more people are getting vaccinated although patience remains the keyword for those 70 and older. With so much information being announced daily about the COVID-19 pandemic, here is a review and preview of what is going on in Southern Colorado as it pertains to the virus.
Pelosi outlines House's efforts to impeach Trump or remove him via 25th Amendment this week

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a letter Sunday that the House is taking actions early this week that seek to remove President Donald Trump from office.

Pelosi says Majority Leader Hoyer will request unanimous consent this morning to bring up the Raskin resolution, which calls on Vice President Mike Pence to convene and mobilize the Cabinet to activate the 25th Amendment to declare Trump incapable of executing the duties of his office. Afterward, Pelosi says Pence would immediately exercise powers as acting president.
Don't forget to follow us on social media:
KOAA Facebook / KOAA Twitter / KOAA_5 Instagram