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    Jefferson County Public Health Announces New Large Capacity COVID-19 Testing Sites

    Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), in partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) and Curative Testing, is launching two new FREE COVID-19 testing sites in the county. 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...
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    CARES Team Highlights Economic Help to Community, Continued Efforts

    Since shortly after the world-wide pandemic began closing businesses and entire economies, a dedicated team from across Jefferson County has been busy helping small businesses, cities, nonprofit organizations, residents and others via the CARES Act. Read on...
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    Jeffco Development and Transportation In-Person Services Closed

    Building Safety, Planning and Zoning and Transportation and Engineering divisions are closing in-person services due to the increase in the community spread of COVID-19. Staff are working remotely to provide online and virtual services. Read on...
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    What Do You Think About Short-Term Rentals?

    Jefferson County Planning and Zoning is seeking public input related to short-term rentals in unincorporated Jefferson County (i.e. areas outside cities and towns) and how they should be regulated. Read on...
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    Notice: First Amended Public Health Order 20-009

    In response to questions from the public and partners, we have added a number of clarifications to the First Amended JCPH PHO 20-009. This amended version is now in effect. Read more.
  7. JCPH Announces New COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies

    JCPH Announces New COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies to Help Protect Community

    Jefferson County relinquishes its local variance and implements a new public health order in a last effort to avoid being moved to level three in the state’s dial framework. Read more.
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    Sustainability Awards Presented

    On Sept. 15, the Jefferson County Commissioners and the Sustainability Commission presented four Sustainability Awards for outstanding achievements related to environmental stewardship and community cohesion. Read on...
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    Climate Action Plan Approved

    On Sept. 15, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissions adopted by majority vote Resolution No. CC20-254, a resolution acknowledging the global climate crisis and affirming the county’s commitment to climate action. Read on...
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    Historic Preservation Symposium Going Virtual

    The 17th Annual Historical Preservation Symposium, hosted by the Jefferson County Historical Commission, is going virtual and will be posted on YouTube as a series of videos. The first video will air on at 7 p.m. on Oct. 6. Read on...
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    Commissioners Highlight Local Businesses in Video Series

    Jefferson County Commissioners Libby Szabo, Casey Tighe and Lesley Dahlkemper visited with business owners who are emphasizing public safety. These visits were filmed and a series of videos is now available on our YouTube channel. Read on...
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    Jeffco Sustainability and Human Services Partner to Distribute Free LED Lighting Kits

    The free LED lighting kits will help residents save energy and money at home. The kits each include 10 specialty LED light bulbs and a solar-powered USB battery pack. Read on...
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    Sheltair Unveils New Denver FBO Terminal and Hangar Complex

    Sheltair is proud to announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art FBO and hangar complex at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) in Broomfield, Colorado. Read on...
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    Colorado Highway 74 Rockfall Mitigation Project

    The Colorado Department of Transportation began a rockfall mitigation project for Colorado Highway 74 between Morrison and Idledale. Work began Sept. 2 and is anticipated to continue through February 2021. Read on...
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    Jeffco Taking Steps to Reduce COVID-19 Case Increase with Goal of Avoiding Business Closures

    Jeffco has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases and has surpassed its two-week case limit set forth in its first variance. Read more.
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    JCPH Issues Public Health Order 20-008 Requiring Mask-Wearing Outdoors

    JCPH today issued a new Public Health Order 20-008 that requires everyone in Jeffco ages 11 and older to wear a mask or cloth face covering when in public settings — both indoors and outdoors — when unable to maintain 6 foot social distancing. Read more.
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    JCPH Issues Public Health Order 20-007 Requiring Approval of Large Event Plans

    JCPH today issued Public Health Order 20-007, which requires venues hosting large events to provide a plan outlining how they will adhere to the state’s Safer-at-Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors requirements. Read more.
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    JCPH Adopts State Executive Order Requiring Use of Face Coverings in Indoor Public Spaces

    JCPH will rescind its Public Health Order 20-005. All individuals and businesses within Jefferson County should follow the face covering requirements set forth in the state’s EO D 2020 138. Read more.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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.
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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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    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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    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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    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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    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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