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5 Things You Need To Know - March 17, 2020

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Posted at 6:01 AM, Mar 17, 2020

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

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Resources available to senior citizens amid coronavirus pandemic

In the fight to keep senior citizens safe from the coronavirus several, local organizations are taking extra precautions while still making sure resources remain available. Efforts are being made to help the elderly get food and other items to limit their contact with the public, but they need your help.
Dine-in services at all bars, restaurants suspended across state for 30 days

During a press conference Monday, Gov. Polis said that effective immediately, a 30-day temporary suspension of all dine-in services at restaurants and bars in Colorado is in effect. Take-out dining and to-go orders are not affected. Polis also said large places of gatherings, such as gyms and casinos will be shut down under the 30-day suspension.
Fog and drizzle today, blizzard conditions Thursday for Denver commuters

We're going to see heavy cloud cover, fog, drizzle, and even some freezing drizzle in the morning, with lingering fog and clouds into the early afternoon for some places. Temperatures will stay very cold with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s across the region
It's time to have a conversation: How to talk to your kids about COVID-19

Now that schools across our region are shut down to help slow the spread of COVID-19, local experts say now is the time to have a conversation with your kids. Talking with your children about the coronavirus and the changes we are all going through can help ease their fears. Here are some easy steps you can take to help give factual information to your kids.
Warning: Robocallers are offering phony Coronavirus cure

Attorney General Phil Weiser has issued a consumer alert warning for Colorado residents about scams related to coronavirus. Consumer protection experts are warning you may get some additional calls in the coming days with someone on the line trying to offer you an opportunity to buy drugs that can help treat or even cure coronavirus.
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