Below, you’ll find posts regarding COVID-19. In an effort to make pertinent information easier to locate, we have created two “child” pages. Local COVID-19 data can be found here. A list of local COVID-19 resources is here.

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  • Eagle County Reports First COVID-19 Death
    An Eagle County man in his sixties has reportedly died from COVID-19. Eagle county authorities confirmed the death this afternoon. A press release says the man, who had underlying health conditions, died at a Denver area hospital. The death is the first in the tri-county area. As of 4 p.m. Friday, the Colorado department of public ...
  • All Future Orders from State Health Department will Automatically be in Effect in Garfield County
    In an effort to standardize and streamline the Public Health Order process, Garfield County public health officials have adopted a standing order that any further public health orders or executive orders at the state level will automatically and immediately be in effect in Garfield County. Here is the full text of the order: MARCH 20, 2020 STANDING PUBLIC ...
  • Two Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Garfield County; Total now Five
    Garfield County officials say two more cases of COVID-19 have been identified. Both new cases are affecting males, one in his 50’s the other in his 60’s. They reportedly had not had contact with each other, causing public health officials to double down on their “Social Distancing” guidelines. Both victims are recovering at home. County officials ...
  • Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Map
    Here is the Johns Hopkins University map you’ve heard us talk about on the air.  For other Coronavirus COVID-19 information, visit our COVID-19 page. Additional information is also available from Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center.
  • City of Glenwood and Valley View Hospital Online Forum
    The City of Glenwood Springs and Valley View Hospital will be hosting a live community forum to address some community and health issues 11-11.30 AM Friday March 20, 2020. The live forum can be viewed at the City’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GlenwoodSpringsCO/ The community is invited to ask questions for Glenwood Springs mayor, Jonathan Godes, and Dr ...
  • Coronavirus Claims a Third Victim in Colorado
    COLORADO SPRINGS—(AP) – Health officials in Colorado say a man in his 60s has died of the coronavirus. A spokeswoman for El Paso County Public Health said today the man had been in contact with a woman in her 80s who was the first person in the state to die of the virus. The woman ...
  • Third Case of Coronavirus in Garfield County
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Garfield County’s third positive case of COVID-19 has been reported. According to the county health department, the patient is a man in his 20’s. Health officials say he is recovering at home in isolation while information is gathered to identify anyone who may have had contact with him. The health department says this is ...
  • COVID-19 Tech Tips
    Tips that will help people avoid scams, malware, & computer viruses that have exploded due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is a unique interview as it was conducted in a “virtual meeting” through the internet. http://www.kmtsaudio.com/audio/Connections/03-18-2020%20Kelly%20Thompson%20-%20COVID-19%20Tech%20Tips.mp3
  • Aspen to Parachute Schools Closed Through April 17
    Following the guidelines laid out by Governor Polis on Monday, public schools from Aspen to Parachute will be closed through April 17. In a joint press release from the Aspen, Roaring Fork, RE-1 and District 16 School Districts, Kelsey Bean says standardized Colorado Department of Education assessments will also be suspended for the remainder of ...
  • Citizens Will be able to Attend Rifle City Council Meeting Remotely
    Citizens Will be able to Attend Rifle City Council Meeting Remotely With most if not all government buildings closed to the public as a precaution to limit the spread of COVID-19, many government agencies are looking to the internet for a solution to honor public health guidelines while still doing business and allowing community input. One ...

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