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Feb. 24, 2021

UCHealth passes milestone of providing 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

Aurora, Colo. (Feb. 22, 2021) – UCHealth has now administered more than 215,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses, with more than 140,500 people receiving at least their first dose. Of those, UCHealth has provided vaccinations to more than 101,000 people 65 and older and has vaccinated the vast majority of its staff and providers. “UCHealth’s vaccine list ... Read More

Jan. 11, 2021

New COVID-19 vaccine candidate clinical trial opens in Colorado

Aurora, Colo. (Jan 11, 2021) – Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and UCHealth on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus are now recruiting potential study participants for another COVID-19 investigational vaccine clinical trial. This is the third COVID-19 vaccine trial underway at UCHealth locations. The investigational vaccine, NVX-CoV2373, which contains a protein antigen ... Read More

Dec. 17, 2020

UCHealth deploys BioIntelliSense BioButton™ Vaccine Monitoring Solution to health care workers receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Aurora, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2020) – As UCHealth begins administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers today at University of Colorado Hospital on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, some recipients will be wearing the BioIntelliSense BioButton medical device as a foundational step in developing a scalable post-vaccine monitoring program that could ... Read More

Dec. 15, 2020

Colorado’s first COVID-19 vaccine administered to a hospital worker at UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital

Fort Collins, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2020) – UCHealth administered the state’s first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a health care worker Monday afternoon at UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins. Minutes later, UCHealth Memorial Hospital provided the state’s second COVID-19 vaccine to an emergency department nurse in Colorado Springs. Kevin Londrigan was the ... Read More

Oct. 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

Oct. 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

Oct. 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