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Testing for COVID-19 continues to be a top priority for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Colorado Unified Coordination Group  is currently supporting strategic, targeted community testing for health care workers and first responders, and are working to increase t…

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Gov. Jared Polis announced Sunday President Trump and the federal government declared a major disaster for the state of Colorado in response to an urgent request Polis submitted Wednesday to help Colorado deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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The Colorado Division of Insurance is taking action to protect insurance consumers and reduce insurance delays for restaurants and workers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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The first positive case of COVID-19 was reported in Lake County this morning. The patient is a 50 year old female from Lake County and was likely exposed through community transmission, Lake County Public Health Agency (LCPHA) said. The agency is in the process of investigating the case further.

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Colorado State Patrol, Otero County Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agents are investigating reports of a man stopping drivers and asking for documentation about their authority to drive to their place of employment and asking why they are violating the statewide stay-at-home order.

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released results from a survey asking Coloradans about their perceptions and attitudes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 45,000 Coloradans completed the survey between March 22-24.

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Gov. Jared Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to COVID-19 Friday and discussed the predictive modeling that is guiding the public health decisions the state is making as well as the updated public health order that corresponds with the stay-at-home executive order, according to …

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The World Health Organization (WHO) recently created a series of “myth busters” or facts about some claims and questions about COVID-19 that have been making the rounds.

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With so many closures and cancellations now, parents are juggling extra variables to keep the kids happy and healthy. For some it may be a rare occasion where everyone stays at home. If you are scratching your head, here is a helpful list of activities to help make the best use of your time.…

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Even in serene mountain communities, the unpredictable nature of a viral pandemic are more than enough to prompt increased levels of anxiety. And for local business owners, especially those in the restaurant industry, the added stress of economic hardship over an extended period of time does…

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Communities, residents, and businesses around the county are stepping up to help their neighbors in a variety of ways during the coronavirus emergency.

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During the closure to the public of Park County Public Library (March 20 until April 19, subject to change), there will be no public entry, meeting room use or public programs.

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With deer feeding in the news lately, I just wanted to take some time and explain why Colorado Parks and Wildlife takes feeding wildlife so seriously.

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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is announcing modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local and state authorities to promote social distancing.

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Recently I received an email that read, “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

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DENVER - As the State of Colorado continues taking measures to combat the spread of COVID-19, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will close all playgrounds, campgrounds, camping and camping facilities (including yurts and cabins) at Colorado’s state parks as well as camping at State Wildlife Areas …

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March 14 the South Park Food Bank held its monthly distribution by conducting a drive-thru. Dr. Katherine Fitting gave medical advice. We served over 60 families. All precautions were taken for everyone who participated. If you need emergency food, call Jane Newman at 719-839-0494. (Photo by…

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Here in Park County, change is in the air. For those willing to slow down and perceive them, the subtle signs of Spring approaching have been present for weeks.

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Friday, March 20, Park County government sent out a press release detailing the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county.

COVID-19 is the name of the symptoms caused by the novel coronavirus, which is moving through some of the population in the United States and the world, and according to worldofmeters.info, “The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 188 countries and territories around the world … ”

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Gov. Jared Polis sent a letter Tuesday to presidents of Albertsons Companies, which owns Safeway, and The Kroger Co., which owns King Soopers and City Market, encouraging new safety protocols for customers and employees.

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Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center CEO Bob Morasko praised the hospital’s staff and administration during recent preparations for COVID-19 at the Salida Hospital District board’s virtual meeting Tuesday.

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Bobby Woelz, director of the Saguache County Office of Emergency Management, said his department is following orders issued by the state of Colorado and increasing its COVID-19 orders.

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Governor orders Coloradans to stay at home due to the presence of COVID-19 in the state effective March 26th at 06:00am.  Due to this order Park County Offices will be closed to the public.  We encourage citizens to continue to utilize services offered on-line.  Park County staff continues t…

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The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Unemployment Insurance system has been overwhelmed the last week due to an unprecedented increase in benefit demand as a result of COVID-19. CDLE is adding call center staff, implementing a new last name online filing system and revising web …

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Three keys that can help during the difficult challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic are to maintain your routine, to find time daily to do something you enjoy and to find ways to connect with others while maintaining social distancing, said Mandy Kaisner, chief operations officer for Solvista H…

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Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser issued a statement Sunday calling for a statewide pause on eviction proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Park County Public Health reported its first positive test for COVID-19 in man in his 20s, it announced in a press release Friday.

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Those who have not yet filed their 2019 tax returns can breathe a little easier.

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Chaffee County Public Health reported its first positive cases of COVID-19, or coronavirus, in the county Friday morning. They are two adults and are under investigation. The patient is working with public health officials in the ongoing investigation to identify people that may have had clo…

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