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Full Stay At Home Order From Governor Polis

Full Stay At Home Order From Governor Polis

COLORADO – On March 25, 2020 Gov. Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. and will last until April 11, 2020. The Governor also provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and actions taken to limit the spread of the virus. Messages went out via phone…

Colorado Senior Shopping Hours

Colorado Senior Shopping Hours

The following stores are offering Senior Only Shopping hours: Safeway 7 am – 9 am Tuesday, Thursday Albertsons 7 am – 9 am Tuesday, Thursday Dollar General First Hour Daily King Soopers 7 am – 8 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday Target First Hour Wednesday Walmart Opening One Hour Early Every Tuesday Whole Foods One Hour…

Gov. Polis Announces State’s Economic Response to COVID-19

Gov. Polis Announces State’s Economic Response to COVID-19

DENVER, Colorado – Governor Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to COVID-19 and announced a number of actions the state is taking to support Colorado’s economy. “This virus has significantly impacted our economy here at home and across the world. We know this has been challenging for our local businesses and workers, and we…

Remains Believed to be Gannon Stauch Found in Florida

Remains Believed to be Gannon Stauch Found in Florida

Human Remains Found in Florida Tentatively Identified as Gannon Stauch On March 18, 2020, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office stating they responded to a call of a deceased juvenile male in Pace, Florida. An autopsy was performed by the District One Medical Examiner and the…

Public Health Alert – Colorado Springs Bridge Center

Public Health Alert – Colorado Springs Bridge Center

DENVER, March 14, 2020: El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) has learned that the woman who died from COVID-19 on March 13 attended bridge games at Colorado Springs Bridge Center from Feb. 27 through March 3. EPCPH and the Colorado Department of Public Health (CDPHE) are releasing this information in the interest of public health.…

Air Force Academy Begins Early Release of Cadets

Air Force Academy Begins Early Release of Cadets

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, and with multiple members of our base populace being monitored, we have made the conservative decision to begin an orderly dismissal of a large segment of our Cadet population. The goal of this action is to maximize the chances of graduating our senior…

School Closures Starting Monday

School Closures Starting Monday

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Starting Monday, March 16, several El Paso County and surrounding county school districts will close school facilities for 16 days. Those schools closing include: Colorado Springs School District 11 Academy School District 20 Manitou Springs District 14 Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 Elbert 200 Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Pikes…

Coronavirus Now In Colorado

Coronavirus Now In Colorado

Governor Jared Polis announced the First Case of COVID 19 In Colorado. For the latest information on the coronavirus (COVID-19), visit the Centers for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov/covid19. Please call your doctor, medical facility or emergency before traveling to the facility so they can evaluate the symptoms. As of March 5, 2020 there are now…

75th Anniversary of the Flag Raising at Iwo Jima

75th Anniversary of the Flag Raising at Iwo Jima

On Feb. 23, 1945, four days after the initial assault on the island of Iwo Jima, Marines took control of the high ground and planted a flag atop Mt. Suribachi. The flag raising didn’t signal the end of the fight on Iwo Jima. It did motivate the Marines and corpsmen still flushing out an entrenched…

Coronavirus: VA Affairs Guide

Coronavirus: VA Affairs Guide

The new virus causes respiratory illness in humans, usually 2–14 days after exposure. Illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe, including fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The virus is thought to spread mainly from close contact with an affected person. It spreads in the air, like flu, and through droplets from sneezes and…