Here’s everything we know about the local impacts of COVID-19. If you have a question that is not answered here, or if you have a suggestion for how we can make this page better, contact us using the form at the bottom of the page and we will do our best to get your question answered.
COVID-19 cases according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, as of 4:00 PM on April 1
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Important telephone numbers:
If you have non-emergency, non-medical questions for law enforcement related to the Public Health Order (Stay at Home Order) the state call center: 1-833-598-5553 8am-5pm 7 days a week.
Volunteers: 945-1377 extension 2020.
Aspen to Parachute COVID-19 Help Hotline: 970-429-6186 (Available 8AM-8PM, 7 days a week in English and Spanish).
Questions about social distancing and emergency regulations: 945-1377 extension 8120.
Garfield County Information can be found at the top of the Garfield County website: https://www.garfield-county.com/
If you believe you have COVID-19 symptoms, you are asked to fill out the form here: https://www.garfield-county.com/public-health/covid-19-symptoms-form/
Pitkin County COVID-19 Information: https://pitkincounty.com/1297/COVID-19
Information about Eagle County government: https://www.eaglecounty.us/Administration/News/Eagle_County_Government_Services_Restricting_in_person_interations/
Eagle County symptoms monitoring/self-reporting website: http://www.ecemergency.org/2020/03/covid-19-symptoms-monitoring.html?m=1
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- Pitkin County Reports First COVID-19 Death The Pitkin County Coroner says a 97-year-old man has died of complications from COVID-19. His name has not been released pending notification of family. His exact date of death was also not released, though a press release from the Coroner indicates he was sick for three days and had underlying medical conditions.
- Glenwood City Council Holds Online-Only Meeting Tonight Glenwood Springs City Council will host a special online-only meeting tonight at 6:00. Instructions for viewing the meeting and how to participate can be found here. Click on “Special City Council Meeting, March 26, 2020” for more information.
- Hotel Colorado Closed Until Further Notice It’s a sign of the times. The historic Hotel Colorado is closed until further notice because of the coronavirus outbreak. Workers were busy yesterday installing security cameras and putting locks on the doors of Glenwood Springs iconic 127-year-old landmark. Employees and staff members have been placed on furlough and will be brought back when things ...
- Colorado State Patrol Institutes Statewide “Accident Alert” The Colorado State Patrol has enacted a statewide accident alert, meaning they will not respond to any vehicle crashes as long as all drivers have insurance and there are no injuries, drugs or alcohol suspected. Any drivers involved in such a crash should exchange information with other drivers and file a report online. Any crashes within ...
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