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    Applications Open for Jefferson County Boards and Commissions

    The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) announced today a call for applications to serve on numerous county volunteer boards and commissions. Applications will be accepted Read on...
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    JCPH Statement on Bandimere Speedway’s Fourth of July Events

    JCPH has been closely monitoring the situation at Bandimere Speedway, and we are disappointed in the organization’s ability to limit and manage the crowd size, implement social distancing requirements and adhere to Colorado’s Public Health Order 20-28. Read more.
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    Jeffco Trails Plan Public Comment Period

    Jeffco Open Space (JCOS) has completed a draft of the county-wide Jeffco Trails Plan envisioning a healthier, engaged community connected by trails. Public comment period is open from July 1 - July 30 and all comments can be sent to [email protected] Read on...
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    RTD is Ready to Get the Region Moving Again

    The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is ready to get the region moving again, and the agency is making strides to safely welcome riders back. Read on...
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    Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

    Engage Jeffco includes important updates from the county, community events, classes, health and safety tips, announcements and more. Read on...
  6. Safer at Home UPDATE

    JCPH Urges Residents to Continue to Take Steps to Prevent COVID-19

    As cases of COVID-19 begin to decline in the county, JCPH reminds residents we must all continue to take important steps to sustain this momentum. This is especially important as our communities continue to reopen. Read more.
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    Jefferson County Offers Grants to Small Businesses, Nonprofits Hurt by COVID-19

    In an op-ed, the Jefferson County Commissioners talk about how the CARES Act funds can help the Jeffco community. Read on...
  8. COVID-19 Update

    Jefferson County Variance Request Approved by CDPHE

    The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has approved today Jefferson County’s request for a variance to the statewide Safer-at-Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors order with some modifications. Read on...
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    Jeffco Restaurants Can Apply for a Temporary Outdoor Seating Permit

    Restaurants and bars located in unincorporated Jefferson County can now apply for a temporary outdoor seating permit. This temporary process is in place to help establishments reopen while adhering to public health guidelines. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Integrated Food Task Force Launches Public Service Campaign on Food Insecurity

    As so many have stepped up to help neighbors and strangers, we want them to know it’s OK to help themselves as well. There is plenty of food for everyone. Please help us get the word out through our video PSA “Food for Everyone” or “Comidas Para Todos”. Read on...
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    Floodplain Information for Jeffco Residents

    Many people think they are not in danger of flooding if they don't live near a stream or creek. Unfortunately, this is note true. Flooding is the nation’s number one natural disaster. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Moving to Four-Day Business Week

    Starting the week of June 1, Jefferson County will transition to a four-day business week that will see many offices closed to the public on Fridays. The first closure day will be Friday, June 5. Read on...
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    Jefferson County to Move to “Safer-at-Home” Level Beginning May 9

    JCPH will allow the county’s extension of the Stay-at-Home order to expire at midnight on May 8. On May 9, Critical Businesses can remain open, and many non-Critical Businesses can begin to open with some restrictions per the state’s Safer-at-Home order. Read more.
  14. COVID-19 Update

    Jefferson County Receives $101.7 Million in CARES Act Funding

    Jefferson County has received $101.7 million in federal relief funds to cover expenses related to the coronavirus. Read on...
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    JCPH Extends Stay-at-Home Order through May 8

    JCPH has issued a public health order extending the state’s Stay-at-Home order in Jefferson County through May 8, 2020, with a key revision to support non-Critical businesses. This will help protect our community from COVID-19. Read more.
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    Jeffco Hope Fund to Help Strengthen and Stabilize Community Organizations Responding to COVID-19

    Community First Foundation created the Jeffco Hope Fund to strengthen and stabilize community organizations responding to and impacted by COVID-19. With a $1 million contribution to the fund, the Foundation welcomes donations from the Jeffco community. Read on...
  17. COVID-19 Update

    JCPH Working with Regional Partners on Strategies For Slowly Opening Communities

    Jefferson County Public Health is working with county leadership, business leaders and Metro Denver public health partners on a regional approach to opening our communities. Everyone should continue to stay at home to the greatest extent possible. Read more.
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    Stay-At-Home Public Health Orders for Jeffco

    Stay-At-Home Public Health Orders were put in place effective March 26 at 8 a.m. Read more.
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    Jeffco Strong: Working Together to Keep Our Community Healthy and Safe

    Jeffco has a long tradition of coming together to care for one another in times of crisis. Please read this important note from your Jefferson County Commissioners on the COVID-19 response in Jeffco. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Online Services Page Now Available

    With Jefferson County offices closed due to COVID-19, the county compiled a page for citizens to find resources for doing business online. Read on...
  21. COVID-19 Update

    JCPH Issues Public Health Order Closing Restaurants and More at the Local Level

    Jefferson County Public Health today issued a public health order to close all dine-in service at bars and restaurants, as well as all theaters, gyms and county buildings in the county. The purpose of this order is to protect the health of the public. Read more.
  22. COVID-19 Update

    Jefferson County Board of Commissioners Directs a Closure of County Offices

    As the COVID-19, or Coronavirus, becomes more widespread, the Board of County Commissioners has directed the closure of all county offices to the public, effective today, March 16. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Declares Local Emergency to Address COVID-19

    On March 13, Commissioner Dahlkemper signed a Disaster Declaration, allowing the county to activate certain response plans and makes the county eligible for funds that may come available to assist in the mitigation efforts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    Additional Jefferson County Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

    We have been notified that another Jeffco resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is in their 50s, and was exposed to the virus during international travel. The total of presumptive positive cases among Jeffco residents is four. Read more.
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    Learn About the 2020 Census and What it Means for Jeffco

    The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories. The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. Read on...
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    Two Additional Jefferson County Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

    Two passengers aboard a cruise, who are Jefferson County residents, have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals are a male and female, both in their 70s. They were exposed to the virus during international travel. Read more.
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    First Jefferson County Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

    JCPH has been notified that the State Laboratory at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has confirmed the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in a Jefferson County resident. Read more.
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    Learn About Your County – 2019 Year In Review Online

    In the report, you will find insight on how your taxpayer dollars are used to fund county programs and services. Departments and elected offices outlined goals that were originally created in 2018 to create this report. Read on...
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    Jeffco Public Health Statement: First Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Colorado

    On March 5, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) reported that the state laboratory had a presumptive positive test result for COVID-19. Read more.
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    Be Aware of Letter for Delinquent Taxes

    Please be advised of a letter that is being mailed to Jeffco residents telling them they can pay delinquent taxes through a private company! Read on...
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    Jefferson County Government Properties Go Tobacco-Free

    Effective February 3, 2020, smoking and the use of tobacco products will not be permitted on Jefferson County Government properties except in select, marked Designated Tobacco Use Areas (DTUA) and private vehicles. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Project Receives Award from American Planning Association

    The American Planning Association recently granted the Jefferson County Planning & Zoning Division a 2019 Merit Award for Comprehensive Planning on a Small Budget. Read on...
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    Westminster's West 88th Avenue Sewer Repair Project

    Eastbound West 88th Avenue will be closed to traffic between Eaton Street and Sheridan Boulevard from Oct. 21 - Nov. 21 for the city's sewer repair project. Read on...
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    Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Come to the Jeffco Campus

    Jefferson County has installed new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Administration and Courts Facility for a total of four EV charging ports available to the public and staff. Read on...
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    Human Services and Public Health look to improve services for homeless population in Jeffco

    Both departments, along with many organizations throughout the community, are joining together to better understand the impact of homelessness in our community. Read more.
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    Jefferson County Welcomes the BLM to Colorado

    The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners applaud the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to relocate its headquarter employees to Colorado. Read on...
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    Public Trustee to be Part of the Jefferson County Treasurer's Office

    HB19-1295 moves governor appointed public trustees for the ten most populous counties into the jurisdiction of the elected county treasurer. Read on...
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