COVID-19 News

(ENGLEWOOD, COLO.) Centura Health, the region’s largest health system, is currently one of a small group of hospital systems nationwide working to implement a fully digital solution for studying the minute structure of human tissues and organs (histology) and the changes in body tissue caused by…

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(DENVER, COLO.) Caregivers in direct patient care at Longmont United Hospital are required to wear medical grade PPE, but other members of the hospital team are permitted to wear homemade masks. Some of these masks available to staff have four buttons sewn onto the back of a head covering to help…

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(DENVER, COLO.) May 6th marks National Nurses Day, the start of National Nurses Week which culminates on May 12th, the historical birthday of Florence Nightingale. Nightingale, who was born in 1820, is considered the founder of modern nursing. “I would like to acknowledge the amazing clinical…

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(CENTENNIAL, COLO.) Under normal circumstances, the month of May is the end of the school year for students and the often-revered transition into summer break. For most teens, this schedule has been part of their life since their first year of school. Now that summer is starting and this highly…

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(ENGLEWOOD, COLO.) As our communities’ transition to “Safer-at-Home” status, Centura Health wants to share important guidance with older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions like lung disease, heart disease and diabetes, that places them at higher risk for…

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(CENTENNIAL, COLO.) Centura Health is excited to provide plastic ponchos to our first responder partners as protective barrier in the event of personal protective equipment (PPE) supply shortfalls. Emergency medical services (EMS), fire fighters, and law enforcement play a vital role in our…

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(FRISCO, COLO.) Centura – St. Anthony Summit Medical Center is now providing seven-day-a-week community COVID-19 testing to Summit County residents, beginning immediately and continuing for as long as needed. “As access to supply improves, we have progressively increased COVID-19 testing. We…

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(CENTENNIAL, COLO.) Whether a nurse or a physician, caregivers are no strangers to serving in a moment’s notice when a patient is in need. On Tuesday, April 21, Centura Health caregivers will board a commercial plane provided by United Airlines at Denver International Airport to help three hard hit…

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(ENGLEWOOD, COLO.) Recognizing the importance of familiar connections in the healing process, Centura Health is using iPads and virtual meeting technology to fill the critically important needs of patients isolated with the COVID-19 infection to connect with their loved ones. “The infectious nature…

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(DENVER, COLO.) – Vitalant, partnering with Centura Health, collected its first Colorado "convalescent plasma" donation on Sunday, April 12 at Vitalant's Lowry blood donation center. Makenzie Lewis, a medical doctor, experienced mild symptoms when she tested positive for COVID-19. Upon…

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