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.
The flu is taking off more quickly in Colorado this season than last.
In, let's say, more stable election years, Colorado has reliably been a swing state. But nothing about this year is ordinary, so where do we fit in on the national level?
As go Jefferson and Arapahoe counties, so goes the nation.