Polis Issues Statewide Stay at Home Order

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  1. DENependent says:

    County commissioners/sheriff from somewhere like Weld or Elbert announce they will ignore the order in 5.. 4.. 3..

  2. MADCO says:

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-stay-at-home-order.html

    Lots of places with stay home orders, but still people just need to do it.

    cumulative reported deaths Colorado C19
    Monday  10

    Tuesday 20

     

  3. harrydoby says:

    Common sense will prevail for most.  Darwin will look after the rest.

  4. I'm glad he issued the order. It is frustrating that I cannot find it on the CDPHE website or the Governor's executive order page https://www.colorado.gov/governor/2020-executive-orders

    Hopefully that will be corrected soon.

  5. davebarnes says:

    As long as I can buy food, booze, and dope—I am good.

    I have postponed my guns and ammo purchases. I do find it interesting that both “firearms stores” and “gun stores” are mentioned. Is firearms too bigly a word for a certain crowd?

    • Duke Cox says:

      Attaboy, dave. 

      I'm wth you.

    • Voyageur says:

      Of course, with my guns and ammo, I can help myself to dave's food, booze and dope!  

      • Diogenesdemar says:

        Nope.

        . . . at least not until armed robbery is permitted to be “necessary business.”

        Rules is rules.

        ——————

        You will, however, probably soon be in the clear just shooting him — and may even be encouraged to do so, under the Republican plan and federal preemption. (As I understand it, the details on the age requirements, etc., are currently being discussed and negotiated, and have not yet been finalized.) But, I think you may still have to leave his food, booze, and drugs, untouched, even then . . .

        . . . at least until we get a clarifying SCOTUS ruling?

        It’s complicated, and things are going to be a little in flux for awhile, given the current state of things.

  6. harrydoby says:

    One chart explains why Polis decided to act now:

     

  7. harrydoby says:

    Let me try to paste the chart one more time

     

  8. harrydoby says:

    Aw heck!

    Colorado Case Summary (Updated 3/25/20 at 4:00 p.m.) PDF version
    Note: This summary only includes data through 3/24 and does not reflect cases since then.  

    1,086 cases*
    147 hospitalized
    36 counties
    8,064 people tested
    19 deaths **Correction**
    9 outbreaks at residential and non-hospital health care facilities

  9. harrydoby says:

    Here's a moral and ethical problem I would not wish on anyone.  And it is primarily due to the critical shortage of PPE that Trump takes no responsibility for.

    Hospitals consider universal do-not-resuscitate orders for coronavirus patients

    The conversations are driven by the realization that the risk to staff amid dwindling stores of protective equipment — such as masks, gowns and gloves — may be too great to justify the conventional response when a patient “codes,” and their heart or breathing stops.

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago has been discussing a do-not-resuscitate policy for infected patients, regardless of the wishes of the patient or their family members — a wrenching decision to prioritize the lives of the many over the one.

    The new protocols are part of a larger rationing of lifesaving procedures and equipment — including ventilators — that is quickly becoming a reality here as in other parts of the world battling the virus. The concerns are not just about health-care workers getting sick but also about them potentially carrying the virus to other patients in the hospital.

     

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