Colorado officials are being encouraged not to do anything rash ahead of supermarkets and gas stations starting full-strength beer sales in 2019.
Key players behind Colorado's supermarkets, liquor stores and other alcohol purveyors need to come up with new rules for phasing out 3.2 beer before year's end.
King Soopers is opening the store at 2953 Havana St., just outside of food deserts in Aurora and about a mile and half from Denver's Montbello neighborhood.
Although flu hospitalization rates are not troublingly high, this week's data suggests that Denver County is experiencing almost twice the amount of flu-related hospitalizations than the nation on average.
It could be a while before Coloradans see liquor store chains spring across the state or the proliferation of craft beer on grocery shelves.
The flu is taking off more quickly in Colorado this season than last.
The CDC reports a light flu season. In Colorado, eight have been hospitalized.
People have been warned of possible measles exposure after a baby diagnosed with the virus visited seven different places in the south Denver metro area.
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