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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…

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.…

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…

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…

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Lakewood, CO – For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. So keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there’s a lot of activity and people at home. “As your families gather to celebrate this holiday, keep everyone…

Near Drowning Prompts Call for Paddleboarders to Wear Life Vests

Colorado – As stand-up paddleboards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using this watercraft. A man at Ridgway State Park nearly drowned on June 13; he was not wearing a PFD and fell off his board when the wind picked up and stirred the…

Colorado Springs Bike To Work Day

Registration is open for the 26th Annual Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. On that morning, bicycle supportive businesses and organizations will be hosting breakfast stations at their locations and/or along the trail network from 6am to 9am. Breakfast locations are designed to support how people actually ride their…

Fountain Police Launch New Home Safe Program

FOUNTAIN, Colo. – The Fountain Police Department is unveiling Home Safe, a program designed to help officers in the event a child or adult with a cognitive impairment goes missing. Children and adults with cognitive impairment have a tendency to wander or run away from the supervision of their families or caregivers. Many are not…

CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Training Classes

Whether your job requires the training, you work with youth or you just want to get certified; these classes are for you. Get the information you need to provide assistance when someone is faced with a cardiac or breathing emergency, or needs First Aid. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive certification through…

Law Enforcement Fighting Impaired Driving in Colorado

COLORADO – Colorado Law Enforcement agencies are teaming up with Wyoming Law Enforcement agencies this Friday, October 26th to combat impaired driving.  The Colorado State University Rams will be playing the University of Wyoming Cowboys at Canvas Stadium at 8:00 P.M.  Law enforcement agencies are asking for fans to plan ahead and designate a sober…