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October 29, 2020

UCHealth launches second COVID-19 vaccine trial

Loveland, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2020) – UCHealth researchers in northern Colorado are now recruiting participants for a study that will test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The study, which is the second vaccine trial to launch at UCHealth, will include approximately 1,500 participants ages 18 and older who are at higher risk for exposure due to their ... Read More

October 21, 2020

UCHealth integrates behavioral health experts into primary care clinics, enabling patients to access treatment for mental health needs

Aurora, Colo.  (Oct. 20, 2020) – Behavioral health experts are now working hand-in-hand with primary care physicians at about 30 UCHealth primary care clinics across Colorado, providing crucial resources to patients experiencing anxiety, depression or other challenges. The addition of these services is part of a commitment UCHealth made a year ago to invest at ... Read More

October 6, 2020

UCHealth marks 2,000th COVID-19 hospitalized patient to recover, leave hospital

Aurora, Colo. (Oct. 6, 2020) – More than 2,000 patients recovering from COVID-19 have now been discharged from UCHealth hospitals throughout Colorado, able to continue their recoveries either at home or in post-acute care centers. Overall, UCHealth has cared for almost 30% of the state’s patients hospitalized with COVID-19. “We are encouraged seeing these numbers of ... Read More

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