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July 21, 2020

People across Colorado having blood drawn for COVID-19 antibody testing at UCHealth may participate in landmark COVID-19 research

Aurora, Colo. (July 21, 2020) – Patients electing to have COVID-19 antibody testing through UCHealth may now consent for a sample from that blood draw to be used for genetic research for a number of diseases and conditions – including COVID-19 – at the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM) Biobank on the University of Colorado ... Read More

July 20, 2020

As Colorado sees spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, UCHealth ensures safety for patients, visitors and health care workers

Aurora, Colo. (July 20, 2020) –  As Colorado sees a rise in the numbers of COVID-19 cases, UCHealth continues to keep measures in place to ensure safety of patients, visitors and health care workers. Although still at a very manageable and safe level, UCHealth’s current number of almost 70 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 infections is ... Read More

July 9, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine trial to launch in Colorado

Aurora, Colo. (July 9, 2020) – Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and UCHealth on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus will recruit qualified patients throughout Colorado for a study testing a promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The recruitment period will run about two months at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and is the only ... Read More

June 30, 2020

Pediatricians urge parents to get back on immunization schedule

Longmont, Colo. (June 30, 2020) – School, sports and playdates aren’t the only things kids have been missing out on since the COVID-19 pandemic started spreading across the United States. Across the nation, children have been missing routine immunizations and well-child visits. The sharp drop in vaccinations, pediatricians fear, could lead to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such ... Read More

June 1, 2020

With gratitude, UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital accepts face shields designed, created and donated by its neighbor Lockheed Martin Space

Highlands Ranch, Colo. (June 1, 2020) – As COVID-19 began its global spread, the acronym “PPE” – personal protective equipment – became household terminology. People weren’t sure how to obtain PPE, and many hospitals and health care systems across the nation were concerned about supply. While UCHealth’s procurement and conservation efforts ensured we were always ... Read More

May 29, 2020

Ultraviolet light technology at UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital an extra line of defense against infectious disease – including COVID-19

Highlands Ranch, Colo. (May 29, 2020) – While the numbers of hospitalized COVID-19 patients across the state of Colorado continue to decrease, UCHealth’s commitments to personal protective equipment, physical distancing, and enhanced sterilization and cleaning methods that exceed national standards remain strong, said Chris Olson, Program Manager of Infection Prevention and Emergency Preparedness at UCHealth ... Read More