Since the first case of the coronavirus in Colorado was announced March 5, the Fort Collins Coloradoan has produced hundreds of stories, photo galleries and videos to help keep our community informed. As a reader, that's no doubt a lot to keep track of.
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Here's a rundown of key case updates and directives from health experts, plus items on things to do and a look at some of the good stories coming out of this difficult time.
Trackers, guides, maps and timeline
► Tracker: COVID-19 in Larimer County and Colorado
► Map: Where in Colorado has the coronavirus been detected?
► Timeline: Major developments as coronavirus spreads in Colorado
How many coronavirus cases are in Larimer County?
What does the spread of the coronavirus look like in Colorado?
► Economic recovery tops Fort Collins Area Chamber's priorities at launch of new campaign
► Demand for child care is increasing as parents return to the office. Centers can't keep up (for subscribers)
► Colorado to give 25 vaccinated students $50,000 college scholarships
► A shot and a beer: How Larimer County is pushing to reach COVID-19 herd immunity (for subscribers)
► 'It's been a struggle': 25 Fort Collins bars, restaurants have opened during COVID-19 (for subscribers)
► Fort Collins is getting $28 million from the federal government. Now, how to spend it?
► Colorado is giving vaccinated residents five chances to win $1 million
► Colorado Children's Hospital declares 'state of emergency' for pediatric mental health
Poudre School District and K-12 education
► PSD announces plans to open fully in person in the fall
► Where to get mental health help for youths in Fort Collins, Larimer County
Colorado State and higher education
► CSU outlines its plan for a return to the 'true college experience'
► Aims Community College to offer free summer classes to in-district students
► Colorado State University, University of Colorado systems to require vaccines in the fall
► FRCC offering summer students up to $1,500 for impact of COVID-19
► Front Range Community College plans to be 'close to full capacity on campus' next fall
► 'A lot of trauma:' Colorado universities try to connect students to help in stressful year
Health care and mental health
► Your guide to mental health resources
► NoCo nurse: 'I have seen things over these months that I will never be able to take back'
► Guide: Key websites for Colorado unemployment and federal assistance information
► Experts answer FAQs about unemployment insurance if you're laid off, furloughed
Victims' families and survivors tell their stories
► Larimer County's first hospitalized COVID-19 patient: 'I felt like I was going to die'
► COVID-19 tears at emotions, economics of Fort Collins family
► Before coronavirus, he was 'Papa' at his Greeley meat plant. Now, he's a cautionary tale.
► Fort Collins woman's coronavirus battle: 'The gasping and the hurting ... was not normal'
► 'I thought this couldn't happen to me': 35-year-old tells coronavirus recovery story
Holly Engelman is the planner/programmer at the Coloradoan. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Support her work and that of other Coloradoan journalists by purchasing a digital subscription today.