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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  • Holy Cross Energy is Helping COVID-19 Victims
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Holy Cross Energy is stepping up for anyone in the valley impacted by Coronavirus.  Holy Cross President and CEO Bryan Hannegan says no one will be disconnected for non-payment. As the virus continues to spread, more people will be forced to isolate in their homes and consequently miss work and a paycheck or two. ...
  • RFTA Routes Changed During Outbreak
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Public transportation is being cut back in some areas of the valley in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority says all service to Buttermilk has ended. The Snowmass Village, Roaring Fork local and Hogback bus routes will continue to operate seven days a week but with a few service reductions ...
  • TRI-County Area Changing Testing Procedures
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Pitkin and Eagle County health officials were overrun with people wanting to get tested for Coronavirus at community testing sites last week.  That approach was scrapped after two days. Garfield County Public Health Director Yvonne Long says local hospitals in each county recommended moving beyond the broad-based approach to testing for the virus.  She ...
  • Garfield County Launches Coronavirus Hotline
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Garfield County has established a hotline for anyone with questions or concerns about Coronavirus.  Carrie Godes with Garfield County Public Health says there are a few numbers that people may want to put on speed dial in their phones as the virus continues to spread.  The Aspen to Parachute number for folks that may ...
  • Hospitals Suspend Programs Due to COVID-19
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS/RIFLE—Garfield County’s two hospitals are making changes to daily operations because of Coronavirus.  Both Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs and Grand River Health in Rifle have suspended elective procedures and patient care to protect hospital resources which are being stretched to the limit.  The suspension also includes non-essential patient care like well and ...
  • Second Garfield County Positive Test for COVID-19
    A second Garfield County resident has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. According to a press release from Garfield County, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment confirmed a presumptive positive test for a Garfield county woman in her 40s. presumptive positive means that the results have not been verified by the US Centers ...
  • First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Garfield County
    The Garfield County Public Health Department has confirmed a presumptive positive test for the COVID-19 virus. The health department says a woman in her 30’s tested positive and is currently recovering in self-quarantine. She did not require hospitalization. A press release from the health department says the woman had contact with travelers in Pitkin County ...
  • Full Text of Tonight’s Tri-County Public Health Order
    Here is the full text of this evening’s order from Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle Counties NEW LIMITS ON LARGE GATHERINGS, OTHER EMERGENCY STRATEGIES TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 Eagle, Garfield, and Pitkin County are issuing a Public Health order to minimize the health impacts of COVID-19. Not only has COVID-19 presented in our tri-county region, but ...
  • More Cancellations due to Coronavirus Concerns
    The City of Rifle has decided to cancel all events through the weekend at the Ute Theater due to Coronavirus concerns. Canceled are the Jason Boland and the Stragglers concert tonight and the comedy event scheduled for Saturday. The Boland show will be rescheduled for a later date. The cancellations at the Ute are just the latest ...
  • COVID-19 Cases Rise in Pitkin County
    ASPEN—More testing, more positive cases of COVID-19 in Pitkin County. Six more presumptive positive cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in the Aspen area, bringing the tally to nine with one test still pending.  That’s the latest information from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Pitkin County Health Department.  It all ...

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