Keyword: COVID-19
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Decline in available rescue dogs is sign of the times

If you’ve been thinking of adding a canine friend to your family lately you’ve no doubt noticed the downward trend in available shelter and rescue animals available. If you think COVID-19 and all … more

School of Mines taking all classes, exams virtual after Thanksgiving break

There will be no need for Colorado School of Mines students who headed home before Thanksgiving to return to campus until after the school’s winter break. In a letter sent to students and staff on … more

Free COVID-19 testing site opens at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Golden now has its own free COVID-19 testing site. On Nov. 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced it was partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open a … more

Sharing ‘Daddy Bruce’s’ story this holiday season

If you’ve been in the Denver metro area for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the name Bruce Randolph at least one or twice. You might recognize it as a street name, the name of … more

A digital testament to those we’ve lost

“On one of our walks during quarantine, my mom and I talked about how sad it was that people were dying and their loved ones couldn’t memorialize them or celebrate their lives. We decided we … more

New COVID-19 restrictions will prohibit indoor dining, personal gatherings

As Denver metro counties continue to inch closer to local stay-at-home orders under Colorado's system of coronavirus-related restrictions, the state announced a new level of rules that prohibits … more

Grab-and-Go meals planned for Jeffco students

As Jeffco public schools transition back to an all-remote learning model, Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh wants students and their families to know that food students currently receive … more

Walk-in Jeffco Library service returns

The Jefferson County Public Library system has announced the restart to wali-in libsarary service. The county public health department has given guidance to the libraries, leading the system to once … more

Perlmutter holds COVID-19 focused telephone town hall

On the evening of Nov. 10, Congressman Ed Perlmutter hosted at telephone town hall event featuring Dr. Margaret Huffman, director of Community Health Services at JCPH, Dr. Rachel Herlihy, CDPHE State … more

JCPH discussing metrowide stay-at-home order with other Denver area health departments

As skyrocketing COVID-19 cases across the metro area severely strain hospitals, contact tracing efforts and other mechanisms for managing the pandemic, Jefferson County Public Health's deputy … more

Denver metro-area counties likely headed for stay-at home orders, health chief says

With most of the Denver metro area operating one step short of a stay-at-home order in the system of Colorado's coronavirus-related restrictions, a local public health chief says it's likely only a … more

Jeffco Schools moving most students to remote learning

On Nov. 12, Jeffco Public Schools announced that grades 6-12 will move to all-remote learning beginning Monday, Nov. 16. Elementary schools K-5 will continue with 100% in-person learning through Thursday, Nov. 19 and then transition to full remote learning beginning Nov. 30. more

43rd Denver Film Fest builds community from Red Rocks and home

If you love movies, there’s no way your home setup is going to replace the experience of the theater, if for no other reason than there’s something special about sharing a cinematic experience … more

Chief Jeffco judge suspends all jury trials until 2021

The First Judicial District, which includes Jefferson and Gilpin counties, is taking another pause on jury trials amid rising COVID-19 case numbers and an outbreak of the disease among court staff. … more

Jefferson County health restrictions to intensify

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) sayd the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) gave notice on Oct. 4 that the county will be moved to Level Orange, formerly Level 3, in … more

On hoarding, stocking up and preparation

I had a different column planned for this week … then it occurred to me that, by the time you read this, none of us may yet know the results of the Nov. 3 elections.. So that column will have to … more

“If we keep on the trajectory we are on it is definitely going to become a problem”

As the COVID-19 pandemic nears its eighth month, the recent picture that has emerged in Jeffco has been a discouraging one to say the least. Case counts have repeatedly reached new highs in recent … more

Jeffco implements new health order to limit gatherings as cases grow

Jefferson County Public Health issued a new public health order on Oct. 29, intended to slow the increasing spread of COVID-19 in the county and prevent the state from moving the county to … more

Colorado lowers limit on gatherings to 10 people, down from 25 in many counties

Roughly a month after raising the limit for personal gatherings in some metro Denver counties to 25 people, Colorado has cut that number back down to 10 for the vast majority of counties in the … more

Jefferson County sees need for more data as COVID-19 cases continue to increase

Jeffco officials asked for more specific data from Jeffco Public Health about where and among whom COVID-19 is spreading in Jeffco during a meeting held to discuss how the county should address a … more
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