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May 16, 2020

Stylists honor UCHealth hospital heroes with free haircuts

Fort Collins, Colo. (May 16, 2020) – Sometimes a fresh haircut is all it takes to put a little spring into a person’s step, especially after several weeks and long days serving on the frontlines as nurses, doctors or in supporting roles in the fight against coronavirus. Stylists from Suite C Salon in Windsor know ... Read More

May 12, 2020

Convalescent plasma being used to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Download Video Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 12, 2020) – UCHealth Memorial is now part of an FDA-regulated “expanded access treatment protocol,” which allows for the use of investigational treatments and provides broader access to convalescent plasma for sick patients. As of May 12, a dozen patients at Memorial had received the plasma. The first doses ... Read More

May 4, 2020

UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central: Respiratory therapists offer perspective on caring for patients with COVID-19

Download Melissa Henthorn interview Download Michelle Sullivan interview Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 4, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on respiratory therapists – and rightly so. These specialists are educated and trained in mechanical ventilation and determine the correct ventilator settings to meet a patient’s respiratory needs. In two interview segments – ... Read More

May 4, 2020

Clinical trials in Colorado are developing new ways to fight COVID-19

Download Dr. Flaig interview Download Dr. Campbell interview Download Dr. David Beckham interview Download clinical drug trials video Aurora, Colo. (May 4, 2020) – In Colorado, clinical trials to study the COVID-19 virus and drugs to treat it have opened at record pace, and some are already helping the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) identify possible ... Read More