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CDA Celebrates Colorado’s Farmers & Ranchers

To all who work in agriculture: the Colorado Department of Agriculture thanks you!

Gov. Polis Sends Letter Encouraging  New Safety Protocols for Grocery Stores

Today Gov. Polis sent a letter to the Presidents of Albertsons Companies encouraging new safety protocols for customers and employees.

State health department begins to distribute resources from Strategic National Stockpile

The Colorado State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) are now shipping supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile across Colorado to help communities respond to COVID-19. 

State health department issues public health order reducing in-person work and increasing social distancing

In accordance with Governor Polis’ executive order, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a public health order implementing a 50% reduction in non-essential business in-person work and increasing social distancing.

Arapahoe County extends closure of county facilities to the public through April 17

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners has announced that all county facilities will remain closed to the public effective through at least April 17, 2020. This closure is designed to help curb the spread of COVID-19, and the decision is consistent with guidelines issued by the White House, and by state and public health officials. The county will continue to make a number of its services available online, and many county operations will continue during this closure.  The Board of County Commissioners is working closely with the Tri-County HealthRead More

Gov. Polis Secures Federal Loan Assistance for Colorado’s Small Businesses

Colorado small businesses impacted by COVID-19 can seek individual small business loans up to $2M as part of the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.

Colorado Continues to Take Action in Response to COVID-19

Governor Polis announced a number of state actions to address the impact of COVID-19

State health department calls on people, especially those who think they might have the illness, to self-isolate

Close contacts of sick people should self-quarantine   DENVER, March 19, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is urging self-isolation or self-quarantine for Coloradans and visitors to Colorado. Self-isolation applies to people who: • Have a positive COVID-19 test. Have symptoms of COVID-19 (coughing, shortness of breath and/or fever). Are getting ill and think they might have COVID-19. Symptoms, especially early on, may be very mild and feel like a common cold. Symptoms could include a combination of cough, body aches, fatigue, and chest tightness. SomeRead More

Telephone Town Hall rescheduled for Tuesday, March 24

Due to the spring blizzard that hit the Front Range and the impact it has on our emergency responders, last nights  COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall is being rescheduled for Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you’ll join us next week for important updates. Visit for more details   SPREAD THE NEWS COMMENT, Like, Follow & SHARE @I70Scout CURRENT EDITION WEATHER & TRAFFIC    PUZZLES    RECENT NEWS    ADVERTISE WITH US  

State health department pursues strategic approach to testing in face of widespread COVID-19 transmission in Colorado

DENVER, March 18, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is pursuing a strategic approach to testing in the state to steward our state and country’s scarce resources in the face of widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in Colorado. CDPHE is sending testing resources to specific communities that have not yet had testing that will yield vital information about how the disease is spreading. There is unprecedented collaboration between state government, local government, and the private sector to increase testing capacity over the next few weeks. However,Read More