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Posted on: February 12, 2024

2025 Budget Planning

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The 2024 Budget was adopted by the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners on Nov. 14, 2023. Following the conclusion of the 2024 budget process, county staff quickly pivoted to focus on the 2025 budget and began work earlier than in years past. ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Homelessness Prevention

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In Jefferson County, more than 800 people are homeless, according to a 2023 Point in Time Survey.  That’s a 73 percent increase over the previous year and reflects the number of people who are homeless in our community on a single night...

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Election judges honor late mother

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The daily chats started during COVID. Carissa and Mark wanted to keep tabs on their mom, Teri, who wouldn’t let the pandemic keep her from her work at St. Joseph’s church in Golden. Teri was a hugger, making friends everywhere she went, and her kids neede...

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Posted on: July 24, 2023

Election judge donates accessible voting booths

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We love our election judges! One of our amazing judges realized that while we offer wheelchair-accessible booths for electronic ballot voting, we didn't have any accessible booths available for paper ballot voting.
She noticed that some voters prefer paper...
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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Baca, Jeannette Louise - Homicide

On June 11, 1978, the nude body of Jeannette Louise Baca, DOB 12/05/1960 was found dumped and concealed 6.7 miles south of US Hwy 285 on Foxton Road in Conifer, Colorado. Her body was located by two hikers in the area and was found at the bottom of a 10 f...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Barrett, Colleen Kay - Missing Person

Colleen Barrett was sharing a residence on the 5800 block of Rapp Street in Englewood with boyfriend Robert Alurac until July 19, 2007, when she went missing. A few days later, on July 23, a real estate agent showing a home near Morrison discovered Alurac...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Beck, Margaret Peggy - Homicide - SOLVED

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On Aug. 18, 1963, Margaret "Peggy" Beck, a 16-year-old Girl Scout aide, was found dead at the Flying G Ranch Girl Scout camp near Deckers. Beck, who had been sleeping alone in a tent near many other campers, had been sexually assaulted and stran...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Betts, Dellmer - Homicide

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On Sunday, April 27, 1986, hikers found the body of a white male in a drainage ditch at Highway 6, about 4.5 miles west of Highway 58. The body was identified as 29-year-old Dellmer Betts, who had recently been released from prison after serving time for ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Boisvert, Elie Phil - Homicide

On June 9, 1965, neighbors in the 1800 block of Cody Street heard yelling at about 2 p.m. They went outside to discover Elie Boisvert had been cut, and he was yelling at a male to leave. Witnesses described the person as a black male, 35 to 40 years of ag...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Burton, Helen - Homicide

On July 31, 1982, the nude body of Helen Burton, DOB 03/16/1923 was found by a child and his father while playing in the park located on Deer Creek Canyon Road in Littleton, Colorado. Helen was reported missing out of Denver City on July 10, 1982 and was ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cassel, Frederich H. - Homicide

On Nov. 3, 1972, Frederich H. Cassel began to complain of chest congestion. He was admitted to the hospital on November 9 of that year, and, after feeling better, he was released on Nov. 30. Cassel was then readmitted to the hospital on Dec. 8, 1972, comp...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Caudill, Jessica - Homicide

Caudill, Jessica

On April 14, 1990 hikers on North Table Mountain located the body of a female in a ravine just off of Highway 58. Investigation determined that the body was that of 15 year old Jessica Caudill, who had been deceased for several days.Jessica was a runaway ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cohen, Harold Murphy - Homicide

Cohen, Harold Murphy

On Saturday, Nov. 1949, 38-year-old Harold Murphy Cohen was reported missing to the Denver Police Department. Cohen, who went by the name Murphy or "Murph," was a known gambler and fight referee. He had reportedly attended a ceremonial dinner at...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cooley, Melanie Suzy - Homicide

Cooley, Melanie Suzy

On April 15, 1975, Melanie "Suzy" Cooley left Nederland High School where she was a senior. She was last seen hitchhiking in Nederland. A road maintenance worker found her body on May 2, 1975, in Coal Creek Canyon.

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Corriveau, Hollis Jim Sr. - Homicide

On Sunday, Nov. 11, 1970, residents found a body in a ditch in the 4900 block of South Wadsworth Boulevard. The body was identified as 46-year-old Hollis “Jim” Corriveau Sr. Corriveau was last seen at about 8 p.m. on the evening of Nov...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cortez, Lenora Christina - Homicide

On November 24, 1985, the nude body of Lenora Cristina Cortez, DOB 06/02/1964 was found on the side of US Hwy 285 and Light Lane in Conifer, Colorado by a motorist. Lenora was identified by her family members and was described as a transient without a per...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Coursey, Nora Lois - Homicide

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The body of 30-year-old Nora Lois Coursey was found on July 9, 1957, about a mile west of Phillipsburg on Colorado State Highway 124 (Deer Creek Canyon Road). Coursey had been missing since June 19, 1957, when she attended an afternoon birthday party with...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

DeTemple, Julia Ann - Homicide

DeTemple, Julia Ann

On September 17, 1986, two employees were loading gravel on outlying Coors property, east of Highway 58 and McIntyre Street. They found a badly decomposed body in the nearby brush. Investigation determined that the body was that of 26 year old Julia DeTem...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Dotson, Nonnie - Missing Person

The Air Force nurse from San Antonio was visiting her brother in South Jefferson County on Nov. 19, 2006. She was last seen at her brother's house near Kipling and C-470.Dotson was to report back to the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio two days afte...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Einsphar, Steven (a.k.a. Sparr, Steve) - Missing

Steven Einspahr

On October 27, 2017, Steven Einsphar, also known as Steve Sparr, was last seen getting into a vehicle at an acquaintance’s house near the area of South Kuehster Road and Dancing Bear Trail.  During the course of the investigation inform...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Fuster, Elvin - Homicide

Fuster, Elvin

During the late afternoon of July 13, 1981, a resident in the 4000 block of Easley road in Golden reported what appeared to be a dead body on his property. The sheriff's office responded and found the body of Elvin Victor Fuster, a 19-year-old male who ha...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Garcia, Jose San Juan - Homicide

Garcia

On October 28, 1990, the body of Jose San Juan Garcia, DOB 05/20/1960 was found on the south side of Interstate 70 at mile marker 249. Jose had received multiple gunshot wounds. Jose was a Mexican national who was working and living in Vail, Colorado. The...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Garrick Jr., John Joseph - Homicide

On February 12, 1982, the body of John Joseph Garrick JR, DOB 11/04/1946 was found at his residence located at 132 Paradise Road in Golden, Colorado. John had received multiple gunshot wounds to his body. He was found by two construction workers who had b...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Gonzales, Lucas - Homicide

Gonzales, Lucas

On Jan. 31, 1995, Lucas Gonzales left his home with his uncle at about 2 p.m. He told his wife he would be back within 45 minutes. Gonzales and his uncle were in a white, two-door, 1992 Hyundai Excel. The uncle said he dropped Gonzales off near 46th and F...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Groezinger, Mark - Homicide

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On the morning of April 7, 1984, deputies responded to a report of a body lying on the front seat of a parked vehicle at Mother Cabrini Shrine, located near I-70 and Highway 40 in Golden. At the scene, deputies found the body of Mark Groezinger lying in t...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hein, Mitchell - Missing Person

Mitchell Hein was 23 years old in 1983 when he left his parents' house in Golden and headed to Oklahoma. Hein had spent some time wandering from place to place, including Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma and California.

Hein was allegedly traveling with friends i...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hoffman, Jarl - Homicide

Hoffman, Jarl

On May 19, 1976, at about 2:58 a.m., 21-year old Camp George West Honor Camp inmate Jarl Hoffman was playing billiards in the recreation building with other inmates when someone from outside, near Old Golden Road, shot him. A vehicle was seen speeding awa...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hutchings, Linda - Homicide

Hutchings, Linda

On Sept. 1, 1979, a family picking cattails found a body down an embankment, near Indiana and West 82nd Avenue. The body was later identified as Linda Hutchings, a 17-year-old Arvada resident, who was reported missing to the Arvada Police Department on Au...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Kuetemeier, Ronald - Missing Person

Kuetemeier, Ronald

Ronald Kuetemeier, 57 years of age, was last seen at his home in Evergreen on Friday, June 14, 2013. His wife contacted the sheriff's office to report him as a missing person the following day. Kuetemeier works in the IT field and is currently unemployed....

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Kunselman, Nick and Hart, Stephanie - Homicide

Subway Homicide

Jefferson County, Colorado: On February 14, 2000, at approximately 12:47 A.M., high school sweethearts Nicholas (Nick) Kunselman and Stephanie Hart-Grizzell were found murdered in a Subway sandwich shop a few blocks south of Columbine High School in Littl...
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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lilly, John - Homicide

Lilly, John

On July 2, 1979, at about 9:30 p.m., drivers along West 64th Avenue, about one-half mile west of Easley, found a man's body in the road. The body was identified as 27-year-old John Lilly, who had died of gunshot wounds. Lilly, who was known to sell drugs,...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lingaas, Dennis Oscar - Homicide

On April 7, 1994, human remains were found by a US Forest Service worker in the area of Forest Service Road 695 and County Road 96. The remains were later identified to be that of Dennis Oscar Lingaas, DOB 04/20/1945. Dennis was reported missing out of De...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lucero, Eugene - Homicide

On February 22, 1995, the body of Eugene Lucero, DOB 11/23/1945 was found in the White Ranch Open Space Park west of Golden, Colorado. Eugene was a Metro Taxi Cab driver and picked up a passenger at the Sapp Brother’s Truck Stop at I-70 and Quebec Street ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Mabbutt, Lorne - Homicide

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On December 14, 2012, three hikers in the area of Red Rocks Park contact a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy at the Trading Post. They told the Deputy that while they were hiking west of the amphitheater they discovered a human skeleton. ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

MacLean, Shannon Rose - Homicide

MacLean, Shannon Rose

On or about April 29, 1988, 19-year-old Shannon Rose MacLean was hitchhiking with a female friend on Broadway between Evans and Mississippi in Denver. The women got a ride from a white man, described as being in his early 30s with a chubby build. He was b...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Malin, Richard Gary - Homicide

On August 16, 1976, at 8:30 a.m., Richard Gary Malin, DOB 03/10/1941 was found deceased by his wife at their residence located at 30290 Palomino Drive in Evergreen, Colorado. Richard was found just inside the front door of the residence and had been shot....

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Moore, Jeannie - Homicide - SOLVED

Solved Moore

On Aug. 25, 1981, Jeannie Moore left her home for work at the Tenneco gas station at 13th and Wadsworth. As usual, she began hitchhiking at the onramp from Harlan to westbound I-70 at about 7:10 a.m. An employee and a customer at a nearby gas station, alo...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Malonson, Brandi Jo - Missing Person

Brandi Jo Malonson's family last saw her in December 2006 when she left their house in South Jefferson County. Malonson was on probation at the time of her disappearance and has a history of drug use. A few months after her disappearance, friends and asso...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Murray, James William - Homicide

Murray, James William

On May 15, 1988, residents of a Deer Creek Canyon home experienced problems with their toilet. After trying several remedies, the residents opened the septic tank and discovered a body inside. With help from Aspen Septic Service and the Jefferson County C...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Neill, Joyce - Homicide

On April 13, 1969, a family picnicking found the body of 17-year-old Joyce Neill about three miles up Golden Gate Park Road from the turn off to Crawford Gulch. Neill's body was located down an embankment from the road. She had moved to Denver from Arizon...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Nygaard, John - Homicide

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On May 24, 1977 workers for Robinson Brick arrived at the entrance to the Chieftain Mine, immediately west of the Lakewood Motorcycle Park located at about 15000 West Alameda Parkway. Upon exiting the gate at about 6:40 am they discovered the body of John...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Paddock-Weeks, Jacob C. – Missing

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On February 4, 2019, Jacob C. Paddock-Weeks was reported missing.  He was last seen on February 2, 2019, in the area of U.S. Highway 285 near Mile Marker 246 after being involved in a motor vehicle accident.  An attempt to locate Jacob w...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Pillman, Judy Tina - Homicide

Pillman, Judy Tina

On Oct. 26, 1986, two fishermen arrived on the west side of Chatfield State Park near South Wadsworth Boulevard to go fishing. Their dog located a body partially covered with brush. Investigation determined the body was that of 24-year-old Judy Pillman, w...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Schmidt, Terry - Missing Person

On September 6, 2002, Terry Schmidt, DOB 01/21/1949 was reported missing while staying at the Lost Valley Ranch located at 29555 Goose Creek Road. Terry had traveled with her husband, Wiltz Wagner, from Indiana to attend an annual conference. Terry&rs...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Stone, Sharon - Homicide

Stone, Sharon

On July 28, 1989, a man trying to find a hubcap discovered a body down an embankment about one-half mile west of Highway 93 on Golden Gate Canyon Road. The body was identified as Sharon Stone, who had also used the names Sharon Flynn and Sharon Geionety. ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown - Unidentified Remains - Male

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On July 24, 2000, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from a Jefferson County Open Space worker who advised that skeletal remains were found on Mount Galbraith located on Golden Gate Canyon Road in Golden, Colorado. T...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown 1972 - Unidentified Remains - Female

On Aug. 27, 1972, skeletal remains were found on Forest Road 554, about one mile east of the Park and Jefferson County lines. The remains were determined to be that of a female, about 17 to 23 years of age, between 5 foot and 5 foot 3 inches tall with dar...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown 1977 - Homicide - Male

On Feb. 13, 1977, hikers discovered a body in a military-type, mummy style sleeping bag, about 100 feet over the embankment from Highway 285, a mile south of Colorado Highway 8. An autopsy indicated the male body had been there between 30 and 60 days befo...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown Male Baby - Homicide

On March 24, 1966, a man out on a drive found a male baby wrapped in blue cloth. The man had stopped in a pull-out 2 miles south of Simms on Alameda and saw the baby down an embankment. The newborn was determined to have been full term and had died of exp...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

VanDuyn, Rick - Homicide

VanDuyn, Rick

Rick VanDuyn, a 27-year-old Genesee resident, was working as a security guard for Evergreen Security on Sunday, Oct. 19, 1986. After picking up the day's proceeds from the Safeway in Conifer, he drove in his marked, Evergreen Security car to the Mountain ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Witt, Rosetta - Homicide

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On October 2, 1961, 74-year-old Rosetta Witt was shot in her small grocery store attached to her home at 5050 Carr St. at about 10:44 a.m. Money was missing from the cash register. Shortly before the shooting, a white male (depicted in the composite drawi...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Temporary Rental Assistance Grant

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The Department of Local Affairs has funding available through the Temporary Rental Assistance Grant for temporary rental assistance for Coloradans who have fallen behind on their rent, meet income limits and other qualifying factors, and are at risk of ev...

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

Severe Weather Resources

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Posted on: January 15, 2024

Energy Assistance Program

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Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) accepts applications every year beginning November 1 through April 30. 

If you received LEAP last year and still reside at the same address, a LEAP application packet will be mailed to you on or before N...

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Posted on: May 28, 2023

Jeffco Innovation Team Wins National Awards

Gold Stevie® Award for Technology Team of the Year

The American Business Awards honored the Jeffco Innovation Team in the category of Technology Team of the Year with a Gold Stevie® Award, the top award. The Innovation Team inside of the Business ...

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Jefferson County Awarded Grant to Install EV Charging Stations

Charging your electric car in Jefferson County is about to get a little easier. The county is installing new electric vehicle charging stations at popular Jefferson County parks. Some of the stations will also provide additional charging for county vehicl...

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Innovation Interns Research and Pilot New Solutions for Jeffco (December 2022)

The Fall 2022 Innovation Internship Program has ended, and we are proud of the achievements of this cohort! The interns at Business Innovation & Technology (BIT) spent their Fall?term working with Jeffco employees across several departments to researc...

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Innovation Interns Research and Pilot New Solutions for Jeffco (Summer 2022)

The 2022 Summer Innovation Internship Program has ended, and we are proud of the achievements of this cohort! The interns at Business Innovation & Technology (BIT) spent their summer semester working with Jeffco employees across several depar...

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: August 9, 2022

YourJeffco App Allows Citizens to Submit Road Maintenance Requests

Jefferson County is excited to launch a new website and app, YourJeffco, that enables citizens, visitors, and business owners in the county to report issues and concerns about roads and bridges maintained by Jefferson County.

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Marlin McDaniel Wins Granicus' Innovator of the Year Award

Granicus, the premier provider of government experience cloud tools, recently announced the winners of its 13th annual Digital Government Awards.

Team Jeffco's Marlin McDaniel was honored with the Innovator of the Year Award. McDaniel founded and ...

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Jefferson County Archives Launches New Website

The Jefferson County Archives has been very busy over the past year implementing a newly designed website to make historical information about the county easier to find. It contains links to a keyword searchable catalog, a brand-new digital collections si...

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Innovation Interns Research and Pilot New Solutions for Jeffco (Spring 2022)

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The 2022 Spring Innovation Internship Program has come to a close and we are proud of the achievements of this cohort! The interns at Business Innovation & Technology spent their spring semesters working with Jeffco employees across several department...

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: February 23, 2022

New Technology Improves Community Engagement at Public Meetings

Jefferson County is committed to engaging communities around issues that matter to them. Over the past two years, we have taken steps to ensure community members have convenient access to public meetings wherever they are. By deploying new technology in c...

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Innovation at Jeffco - Innovations in Action
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Jeffco Wins National Innovation Award for Live Chat Service

In 2021, the Jefferson County Elections division was the recipient of a 2020 Clearinghouse Award from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, a federal body that recognizes election administrators across the country for innovation. Jeffco was honored for...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Transition to T-Mobile Creates $2.1 Million in Savings and Wins NACo Award

In 2020, Jefferson County's Innovation Team conducted an analysis on county cellular service and identified an opportunity to significantly reduce annual operating costs. With help from several departments, the team organized comprehensive networ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Jefferson County to Host Community Meetings for Development and Transportation

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Jefferson County seeks community input regarding locations for new development, identified wildfire hazard areas, and transportation. The Together Jeffco Plan and Regulation Update process has reached another milestone in the efforts to revise Jefferson C...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

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Read the Engage Jeffco February Issue to find out about county news, community events, classes, health and safety tips, announcements and much more!

Our ongoing goal is to make Engage Jeffco a great resource for citizens to stay updated on county news, imp...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023 | Last Modified on: July 25, 2022

Jefferson County 2024 Property Tax Bills to Be Mailed Feb. 16

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In 2024, Jefferson County property taxpayers should expect to see their property tax bills a bit later than in most years. Tax bills will be mailed on Friday, Feb. 16. If you don't want to wait for your tax bill in the mail, you can view and pay ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Jeffco Open Space Seasonal Wildlife Closures to Begin Feb. 1

Red-tailed hawk sitting on a rock in a field by Steven Holmes

Each year Jeffco Open Space uses seasonal wildlife closures at the parks to protect species at sensitive times in their life cycles. This year’s seasonal wildlife closures affect numerous Jeffco Open Space parks and trails. Protect the wildlife you love.

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Posted on: January 29, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 25, 2022

Jefferson County Launches Pilot Program to Electrify County Vehicles

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On Monday, Jan. 29, Jefferson County held a ribbon cutting at Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) to commemorate the launch of a new electric vehicle (EV) pilot program. This project is a collaboration between Jefferson County's Sustainability Program (...

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

Severe Weather Resources

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Shelter Information:

  • Heading Home - a collaboration of individuals, public service, and faith-based organizations from the community determined to end homelessness in Jefferson County. 
  • Severe Weather Shelter Network - SWSN provides emergency overn...
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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Homelessness Prevention Efforts in Jeffco

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In Jefferson County, more than 800 people are homeless, according to a 2023 Point in Time Survey.  That’s a 73 percent increase over the previous year and reflects the number of people who are homeless in our community on a single night. Another ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Property Owners Urged to be Mindful of TABOR Check Fraud

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Jefferson County Treasurer Jerry DiTullio is urging community members to be vigilant and announced this week that the Treasurer’s Office was seeing about 10-12 fraudulent checks per day after TABOR refund checks were mailed out in October. While that numb...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Jefferson County to Mail TABOR Refund Checks to Jeffco Residents

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Jefferson County taxpayers will soon receive a TABOR refund check in the mail, as required by the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Amendment (TABOR).

TABOR requires governments in Colorado to refund revenue collected above the TABOR li...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Accelerates Transition to Unleaded Fuel

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Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) officials and the Jefferson County Board Commissioners Wednesday announced the airport’s accelerated timeline to transition to unleaded fuel three years ahead of the FAA deadline. The goal is to be the ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Together Jeffco: Plans and Regulations Update

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Jefferson County is excited to kickoff the Together Jeffco: County Plans and Regulations Update, a two-year process which combines efforts to update several county plans. We want to hear from you — help define the vision and rules that will shap...

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

RMMA Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedure Update

Airport News

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA), Jefferson County and Town of Superior Trustee Jason Serbu are pleased to announce a new addition to the airport’s Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedures. Pilots operating at RMMA are now requested to use Runway 30...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Short-Term Rental Regulation Updates Coming to Jeffco

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Jefferson County Planning & Zoning is working on an update to its Short-Term Rental Regulations to streamline the review process, and to reduce noncompliance. In order to adequately update the regulations to meet the needs of the Jeffco community, Pla...

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Posted on: August 22, 2023

JCPH and BOH Announce New Executive Director, Dr. Sarah Story

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Jefferson County, Colo. - The Jefferson County Board of Health (BOH) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) are excited to announce Executive Director finalist Dr. Sarah Story, Ph.D., MP...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Jefferson County Coroner Uses ARPA Resources for Critical Updates

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Jefferson County’s Coroner is hard at work getting her team updated equipment required to meet today’s challenges for hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors. “Many people don’t realize the critical part the county coroner office has 24/7...

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Posted on: July 10, 2023

CDOT Begins I-70 Floyd Hill Project

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The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began construction on the first section of the I-70 Floyd Hill Project on Thursday, July 6. From west of Evergreen to eastern Idaho Springs, this project encompasses an eight mile section of the I-70 Mounta...

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Jefferson County Seeks Community Input on Plan Updates

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Jefferson County is moving forward with a major initiative to update the county’s Comprehensive Master Plan, Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan’s Evacuation Annex, Transportation Master Plans, and Land Use Code.At ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Jefferson County Supports 12 Organizations with Food System Grants

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners recently approved $350,000 for food support. These funds are in addition to $1.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding approved in 2022 for food security efforts in Jeffco.The additional ARPA fundin...

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

Protect Your Family, Jeffco Community by Recycling Household Hazard Waste

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From under the kitchen sink to the shelves of the garage, household hazardous waste can readily be found in most residences. 

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is any chemical or product that can cause serious illness or pose environmental or health...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Jeffco Open Space Seasonal Wildlife Closures to Begin February 1

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Each year Jeffco Open Space uses seasonal wildlife closures at the parks to protect species at sensitive times in their life cycles. This year’s seasonal wildlife closures affect numerous Jeffco Open Space parks and trails. Protect the wildlife ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Join us at the Jeffco Open Space Volunteer Recruitment Fairs on 2/15 & 2/17

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Is your New Year's Resolution to be more active, get outside more, or to be more involved in your community? We've got the perfect solution for you! 

Join our amazing Volunteer Team and give back to our wonderful parks and progra...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Lookout Mountain Road Proposed Nighttime Vehicle Access Management

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Lookout Mountain Road, between the Chimney Gulch Trail pullout and Lookout Mountain Park, travels through Jeffco Open Space and Denver Mountain Parklands. Both agencies post park hours as closed from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise. All t...

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Posted on: October 3, 2023

Mountain Area Slash Site Community Updates

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During the last community meeting on November 1, 2023, at West Jefferson Middle School, Jefferson County Parks and Conservation discussed plans to establish a slash (woody debris) drop site adjacent to and in conjunction with Inter-Can...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

JCPH Announces Partnership with Lutheran Medical Center (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Being a new parent is a lot of work. Bringing your newborn home from the hospital can be both exciting and overwhelming. Families in Jefferson County now have a new, free r...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

There is No Safe Level of Radon Gas, Test Your Homes This January (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Over the past 17 years, more than half of the homes in Jefferson County have tested positive for high radon levels and because of Colorado's geology [exte...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

On World AIDS Day, JCPH Promotes HIV Testing (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Communities worldwide observe World AIDS Day every year on December 1. It is a day to remember those who have lost their ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Prioritize Safety for a Delicious Holiday Season (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The holiday season is right around the corner and often food is at the center of most celebrations. As many people get ready to prepare their holiday meals for fri...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Preventing Lead Exposure in Children

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Ensuring our children are happy and thriving in a safe and healthy environment is extremely important to us all. Identifying lead-hazards at home is crucial in cre...

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Jeffco Board of Health Welcomes New Board Member, Sarah Lampe (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — On Sept.26, 2023, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners announced they appointed Sarah Lampe as the newest member of the Jefferson County Board of Hea...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Cat with Plague Found in Jefferson County

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Jefferson County, Colo. – On Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, a cat located in the area of Meyer Ranch Park located at S. Turkey Creek Road and Highway 285 tested positive for plague. The cat is the first case of plague in Jefferson County this year. T...

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Posted on: October 11, 2023

Get Vaccinated this Fall to Help Reduce Spread of Respiratory Virus (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. – As we enter respiratory illness season, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is encouraging the community to get vaccinated and help reduce disease transmission of three c...

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

This SepticSmart Week, Keep Your System Running Smoothly

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Septic systems generally go unnoticed until something goes wrong. This fall, don’t let things get backed up. Sept. 18-22 is SepticSmart week, an...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

National Preparedness Month - Preparing for disasters before they happen (Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Disasters disrupt lives every year, leaving behind lasting effects on both people and property. In Jefferson County, emergency events can range from natural events like wil...

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Posted on: August 28, 2023

JCPH Looks to Community to Help Shape the Future of Public Health in Jeffco (Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is looking for community members who want to help shape the future of public health in our community. As the department begins the pro...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

JCPH Announces Observance of International Overdose Awareness Day (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. – International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is August 31, 2023, and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) and the Points West Syringe Services Program are encouraging resid...

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Posted on: August 22, 2023

JCPH and BOH Announce New Executive Director, Dr. Sarah Story (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. - The Jefferson County Board of Health (BOH) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) are excited to announce Executive Director finalist Dr. Sarah Story, Ph.D., MPP, MPH as the new Exec...

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

JCPH's WIC Program Receives USDA Premiere Breastfeeding Award of Excellence

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Jefferson County, Colo. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program with the WIC Premiere Breastfeeding Aw...

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

Celebrate Breastfeeding with Jefferson County Public Health (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. – As anyone who has nursed a baby — or loved someone who nursed a baby — knows, breastfeeding can be a beautiful, difficult and complex journey. For National Breastfeeding Month, celebrated each ye...

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Posted on: August 9, 2023

JCPH emphasizes need for back-to-school vaccines (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Health is a top consideration for Jeffco families year-round, and when parents make sure their kids are up-to-date on all immunizations, they’re doing more than ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2023

JCPH Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Jefferson County

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Jefferson County, CO — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has reported the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Jefferson County. Additionally, WNV has been found in mosquitoes in at least seven coun...

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Posted on: July 11, 2023

STATEMENT: Jefferson County Public Health announces finalist in Executive Director recruitment

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Jefferson County, Colo. - Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is excited to announce a finalist candidate for the currently open Executive Director position. Dr. Sarah Story, Ph.D., MPP, MPH, will be completing the multi-step, comprehensive interview pr...

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Posted on: June 22, 2023

JCPH Food Systems team announces efforts to reduce food insecurity (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, food access — or a lack thereof — became more apparent in many people’s lives than it ever had been before. ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Prevent animal- and insect-borne disease this summer (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — As the weather warms up and community members start spending more time outdoors, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is sharing information to keep animals and insects fr...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

STATEMENT: Jefferson County Public Health welcomes new interim Executive Director, Jeff Zayach

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The Jefferson County Board of Health has hired an interim Executive Director for Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH). Jeff Zayach, MS, will serve in this role as the department continues its recruitment efforts for a full-time,...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

STATEMENT: JCPH offering updated bivalent doses as primary series (También Disponible en Español)

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Following approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [external link] and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [external link], Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will now be offering the upd...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

JCPH advises residents about poor air quality during warmer months (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — As Jeffco residents and visitors begin to spend more time outdoors this spring and summer, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) wants to remind everyone about the importan...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Rates of Syphilis rising in Jeffco and across Colorado (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — In recent years, rates of some sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) have been on the rise in Jeffco, Colorado and nationwide, including a concerning increase in syphilis ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

STATEMENT: FDA approves wider use of bivalent vaccine, JCPH awaiting prescribing guidelines

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated the authorizations and recommended vaccine schedules on April 18, 2023. With this update, monovalent vaccines (the vaccines recommended as a primary series before the updat...

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

JCPH honors 2022 Public Health Champions and releases annual report (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County is a place worth celebrating. It’s filled with vibrant communities, diverse cultures and, above all else, wonderful people. At Jefferson County P...

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Posted on: March 6, 2023

Take Steps to Protect and Preserve Jeffco’s Groundwater (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Water is a precious resource throughout Colorado, and one that we all must work to protect. One of the most important sources of water here in Jefferson County is groundwat...

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Posted on: February 16, 2023

Nurse home visitation programs available for Jeffco families (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Being a parent can be incredibly challenging and rewarding, especially during little ones’ earliest years or when a child has special healthcare needs. To help fa...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023 | Last Modified on: October 3, 2023

JCPH Recommends Jeffco Residents Test Their Homes for Radon (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — January is National Radon Action Month, and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is encouraging residents to protect themselves and loved ones from dangerous radon gas by ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

First 2023 Case of Rabies in Colorado Found in Morrison (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — A skunk found on Jan. 2, 2023 in Morrison near W. Belleview and Quincy Avenues has tested positive for rabies. This is the first rabid animal to be found in Jefferson Count...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Omicron booster doses now authorized for people 6 months and older (También Disponible en Español)

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Jefferson County, Colo. — As of Dec. 9, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [external link] and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [external link] have approved the bivalent booster ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Welcomes New Board Member, Rachelle Woods

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Jefferson County, Colo. — On Nov. 1, 2022, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners appointed Rachelle Woods, MSN, RN, as the newest member of the Jefferson County Board of Health. The Board of Health is the governing body for Jefferso...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

For World AIDS Day, JCPH encourages all residents to get tested and know their status

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Across the U.S., about 1.2 million people have HIV — and about 13 percent of them don’t know it and need testing. That’s roughly twice the population of Jefferson County. While the...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Make this holiday season sweet by putting food safety at the forefront

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The holidays are a time for family, celebrations and — of course — food. As the winter holiday season kicks off, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) wants to remind all our residents that the best ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

JCPH selected for community air monitoring grant

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JCPH to receive grant funding to help address air quality information gaps in underserved communities 

Jefferson County, Colo. — On November 3, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced [external link] Jefferson Count...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

JCPH Advisory - Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza on the Rise Across Colorado

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) and The Colorado Department of Agriculture [external link], have continued to monitor for reports of wild and domestic birds that have been infected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Inf...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Omicron booster doses available for all individuals ages 5 and older at JCPH

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Jefferson County, Colo. — As of Oct. 12, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [external link] and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [external link] have approved the bivalent booster...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Flu Season is Here: Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones from the Flu

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Jefferson County, Colo. — As we enter flu season, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is recommending the Jefferson County community, ages six months and older, get their annual flu vaccine. While there is no way of knowing yet what the flu se...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

This National Preparedness Month, JCPH encourages residents to take action before disasters happen

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Jefferson County, Colo. – During National Preparedness Month, observed annually in September, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) wants to remind Jeffco community members to stay organized and ready in case of a sudden disaster or emergency ev...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

For Sexual Health Awareness Month, JCPH launches new resource called Text4SexFacts

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Jefferson County, Colo. — At Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), we know that it’s important for all members of our community to feel educated and empowered about their sexual health. That’s why this September, for Nationa...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

JCPH encourages all residents to take steps to keep their food safe

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Ensuring that our community has access to safe, healthy and contaminant-free food is a core pillar of public health. At Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), our Environmental Health Services team works diligently with...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

New omicron boosters available now at JCPH clinic

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Jefferson County, Colo. — To continue to provide the best protection from the COVID-19 virus and its variants, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is excited to announce the availability of new, b...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

For National Suicide Prevention Month and Week, JCPH reminds residents of vital resources

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Suicide is never an easy topic to discuss, but just as Jefferson County’s population continues to grow, so has the number of people suicide affects in our county.  In fact, in 2021, suicide was the eighth leading cause o...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

HELPING JEFFCO KIDS THRIVE: A review of Healthy Kids Colorado Survey data and public health services

The beginning of a new school year is an exciting and busy time for families in Jefferson County. As families in our community adjust to new routines, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) knows this season can also be stressful and complicated. To help o...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Take Steps to Prevent Overdose and Create a Safer, Healthier Jeffco

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Overdose affects the entire Jefferson County community. Many people in our community have lost or nearly lost someone to overdose, have experienced an overdose themselves or know someone who uses drugs. Alongside those ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Novavax vaccine against COVID-19 now available at JCPH

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is excited to announce the availability of a new kind of COVID-19 vaccine at our clinic in Lakewood (645 Parfet St.). The new vaccine,...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

JCPH celebrates National Breastfeeding Month, emphasizes need for robust support of nursing families

Jefferson County, Colo. – Bringing a child into the world can be difficult, especially amidst recent concerns like the nationwide infant formula shortage. That’s why it’s so important new parents have a strong suppor...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

JCPH Offers Tips to Stay Healthy and Safe during Poor Air Quality Days This Summer

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Each summer, Jefferson County, along with the entire Denver Metropolitan Area, faces challenges when it comes to clean, healthy and safe air. During this time of year, when the climate is hot and dry, air quality can wo...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Take Steps to Prevent Animal- and Insect-borne Diseases this Summer

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Jefferson County, Colo. — It’s summer in Colorado, and it’s the perfect time for Jeffco residents to enjoy their favorite outdoor activities. Whether you’re spending your days at cookouts, hiking or by the pool, Jef...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

CDC authorizes COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 6 months and older

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Last weekend, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gave its official recommendation that all children ages 6 months and older be vaccinated against COVID-19...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Get Paid to Get Tested at Jefferson County Public Health

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Jefferson County, Colo. — With rates of many sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) on the rise across the county and state, including HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV), it’s more important than e...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

JCPH Advisory: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is reaching out to all county residents who keep backyard poultry flocks (chickens, geese, ducks, quails, etc.) and farm owners with poultry to alert them to a strain of avian flu that has been detected in Colorado. T...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Notice: Jefferson County now in CDC’s Community Level High, additional precautions recommended

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As COVID-19 case counts and positivity rates have continued to increase across the state, Jefferson County has moved to COVID-19 Community Level High based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) metrics. Significantly, this means that within ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Jefferson County moves to CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level Medium

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Jefferson County, Colo. — With both case counts and positivity rates rising in Jefferson County, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has moved Jeffco from COVID-19 Communit...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

JCPH recognizes 2021 Public Health Champions and releases 2021 Report to the Community

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Through the challenges of the last several years, it has been strength and camaraderie within our community that have brought us together and kept us united. In the face of some of the largest public health needs and concerns we have ever faced, Jefferson...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

JCPH Warns of Possible Exposure to Hepatitis A in Wheat Ridge

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), is advising the public about a potential expo...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Welcomes New Board member

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Hilda Gehrke Joins Board to Further Passion for Serving Community

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Jefferson County, Colo. — In February 2022, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners appointed Hilda Gehrke as the newest m...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Road Closure - Lookout Mountain Road

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Full Night Road Closure of Lookout Mountain Road to local traffic on 2-21-24 from 7:00 pm until 4:00 am. Lookout Mountain Road will be closed to traffic 900 feet west of Bonvue Drive at the Chimney Gulch Trail Crossing location (PDF.) Emergency V...

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

Extended Road Work - 32nd Avenue

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Jefferson County Road & Bridge will perform road work on 32nd Avenue from Kendrick Street to Isabell Street from December 4, 2023, to March 15, 2024.  

 

This project is to build a retaining wall along 32nd Avenue and the Rocky Mountai...

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Posted on: September 14, 2023

Verve Metropolitan District Simms Street Realignment Closure

Update 10/2/2023: 

The Simms Street closure between 112th Avenue and Colorado Highway 128 is expected to begin October 9, 2023.

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Posted on: February 24, 2024

JCSO Investigates a Homicide in Indian Hills

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Jefferson County, CO. – At 3:42 p.m. on February 24, 2024, the Jeffcom Communications Center received a 911 call from a male who reported that he had been involved in a shooting at the 4700 block of Parmalee Gulch Road. Deputies arrived on scene...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Scam Caller Alert

Help us HELP YOU avoid being the victim of today's latest scam.

  • Remember that law enforcement will NEVER ask for money over the phone. Ever. HANG UP THE PHONE. 
  • Our deputies won't be offended…..because they aren't actually calling you, just HANG UP...
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