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COVID-19 hospitalizations top 200 for the first time since August

This increase in hospitalizations follows a large increase in cases that began in mid-September.

Gov. Polis Extends Safer at Home Order, Takes Action in Response to COVID-19

Governor Jared Polis extended Executive Order in response to COVID-19. 

Water enthusiasts should always wear personal flotation devices (PFD)

Colorado Parks and Wildlife remind outdoor recreationists to be safe on the water and wear a life vest, also known as a personal floatation device PFD).

State Labor Dept: $2.5 Billion in Unemployment Benefits Paid Since March 29th

(DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced it has paid out approximately $2.5 billion in unemployment benefits since March 29th. That amount includes regular unemployment benefits, and those filing Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) claims, which provides eligible claimants an extra $600 in federal benefits each week.  There were 10,270 initial regular unemployment claims filed the week ending June 13 and 17,945 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims. Over the past 13 weeks, a total of 456,763 regular unemployment initialRead More

Gov. Polis Provides Update on Colorado’s Response to COVID-19, Emphasizes Importance of Staying Home with Lt. Gov. Primavera

Gov. Polis today provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and highlighted the importance of staying home.

Statewide Primary Ballots Mailed this Week

This week, county clerks across Colorado are mailing ballot packets for the June 30 Statewide Primary.

Gov. Polis Cuts Red Tape for Restaurants, Allows More Flexibility in Licensing

Governor Jared Polis signed an Executive Order cutting red tape for restaurants and suspending certain statutes to remove bureaucratic barriers to serving alcoholic beverages in temporary outdoor dining spaces. 

Denver Curfew Extended through Friday  

City and County of Denver Curfew Extended Following Three Nights of Destructive Disturbances  

June 4 Telephone Town Hall: Kids and COVID-19

Join us Thursday, June 4 at 7 p.m. for an update about the latest developments in the COVID public health crisis.

Mayor Hancock to Host Regional Town Hall 

Denver. CO – Mayor Michael B. Hancock will host a regional town hall with local officials from metro area municipalities and entities to discuss coordinated responses to COVID-19.    What: Join regional elected officials to learn about local responses to COVID-19. Attendees will include Mayor Hancock, Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul, Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman, Lone Tree Mayor Jackie Millet, Adams County Commissioner Emma Pinter, RTD Board of Directors Chair Angie Rivera-Malpiede, Denver Public Schools Superintendent Susana Cordova and Colorado Municipal League Executive Director Kevin Bommer.     When: Thursday, May 28, 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.    Where: The Regional Town Hall will be accessible viaRead More