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…
Gov. Jared Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to COVID-19 as well as information on declining traffic patterns in Colorado and other developments.
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.
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.
In partnership with Mile High United Way, the Colorado State Emergency Operations Center launched 2-1-1 Colorado to connect residents with human service resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
Last week, Gov. Jared Polis announced the launch of joint efforts to raise relief funds and volunteer efforts to address this public health crisis.
Connect for Health Colorado is rolling out a new Special Enrollment Period (SEP) that will provide uninsured Coloradans the peace of mind of having health coverage should they need it. This SEP is especially beneficial to uninsured residents who are determined eligible for financial help thr…
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.…
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…
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.
One of the fallouts of the novel corona virus for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, has been the cancellation of hunter education classes statewide for the next few weeks.
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 …
Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists and officers are taking flight on a new project to examine the Tarryall-Kenosha Mountains bighorn sheep herd that at one time was one of the largest and most well-known herds in the country, but has since seen declines over the years.
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…
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.
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 … ”
Mayor of the Town of Fairplay, Frank Just, said many businesses such as restaurants, have seen a decrease in their business and many are focusing on take-out business. Just encourages anyone who can to visit the Fairplay restaurants for their fantastic carry-out meals.
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.
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.
The U.S. Treasury, IRS and Department of Labor announced Sunday that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits.
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.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment urged Coloradans not to engage in open burning activities during the current COVID-19 response.
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…
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 …
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…
DENVER – Federal authorities announced Saturday they will investigate and prosecute perpetrators of fraud stemming from the coronavirus crisis.
The 11th Judicial District will be operating with reduced staff and will focus on matters of immediate concern for public safety, the district announced Friday in a press release.
Gov. Jared Polis provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 Sunday when he signed an executive order directing all of Colorado’s non-critical employers to reduce their in-person workforce by 50 percent.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment asks the public to preserve critical health care resources, especially emergency medical services and personal protective equipment.
Governor Jared Polis provided an update Friday on Colorado’s response to COVID-19 and announced a number of actions the state is taking to support Colorado’s economy.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) amended its statewide public health order on social distancing late Saturday evening. The public health order limits gatherings to 10 or fewer people.
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…
This Week's Mountain Guide
- High school sports grind to a halt
- Fairplay Board of Trustees approves electric vehicle charging station
- Flattening the curve
- Gov. orders bars, restaurants closed
- Town of Buena Vista closing offices, town hall
- Walk-in closure for Sangre de Cristo Electric Association
- Lariat cancels this weekend's live entertainment
- Buena Vista school district closing facilities for 2 weeks
- 9Health Fair is cancelled due to coronavirus
- Park County announces first case of COVID-19
- Local restaurants forge ahead without in-house dining
- State Patrol searches for man stopping drivers, asking for documentation
- How Fairplay and South Park businesses are coping during coronavirus outbreak
- Florissant Fossil Beds modifying operations to implement health guidance
- Food for kids Park County, Platte Canyon and Jeffco
- Dining out during the virus
- Gov. Polis provides update on state response to COVID-19
- Confirmed Case Park County
- COVID-19 myth busters
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