How Colorado Caught COVID: The Third Wave — Part 3

June 28, 2021
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The North Shore Health and Rehab Facility in Loveland, March 23, 2021.

Seniors in nursing homes were the most vulnerable to COVID-19 until vaccines arrived in December 2020. One important way to protect vulnerable seniors is accurate and timely testing. But in Colorado, virtually every testing strategy the state tried for nursing homes failed to keep the virus out of homes, including a $90 million contract with an inexperienced California start-up.