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    Skyrocketing COVID-19 Cases Force Adams County to Level 3 of Safer at Home Starting October 28

    Designation means less capacity for businesses, churches and gatherings Read on...
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    Mask order extended for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties

    TCHD will be extending the local public health order requiring face masks in indoor public spaces and in outdoor spaces whenever 6-foot distancing is not maintained. TCHD is extending this order for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read on...
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    Public Health Order to lower the number of COVID-19 Cases in Adams County as numbers climb sharply

    Tri-County Health Department is issuing a public health order to limit public and private gatherings in Adams County in an attempt to reduce the recent surge in cases and thereby protect both the public’s health and the economy Read on...
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    Rising COVID-19 numbers jeopardize Arapahoe County’s Safer at Home Level 1 status

    In response to recent increases in COVID-19 case rates and related data, the Tri-County Health Department, in coordination with Arapahoe County and its 13 municipalities, is implementing new measures designed to slow case increases in Arapahoe County. Read on...
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    Counties must reduce COVID-19 numbers or face tighter restrictions

    As a result of rising numbers of infections, Tri-County Health Department warns that Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties are each at risk of moving to a more restrictive level in Colorado’s COVID-19 Dial. Read on...
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    Open Letter to School Communities

    Recent decisions by school administrators to re-open many of our schools were based on the best information we have to date about the spread of COVID-19 and public health guidance. Read on...
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    Public Health Guidance Available to Prioritize Limited COVID-19 Testing Supplies and Capacity

    MPDH today released Guidance for Prioritization of COVID-19 Testing, data-informed recommendations to assist health and social service providers, employers, and policymakers in the metro region Read on...
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    TCHD’s 90-day face covering order starts in areas of Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties

    Today, Tri-County Health Department’s face covering order went into effect. The order was amended to align with Governor Polis’ statewide order that went into effect July 16. Read on...
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    TCHD's face covering order will stay in place for municipalities that haven’t opted out

    On July 8, 2020, the Board of Health of the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) approved a public health order to require face coverings when out in public where social distancing cannot be maintained, with an opt-out provision for each county and city Read on...
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    New Public Health Report Provides Guidance for Safely Reopening Metro Denver Schools

    The safe reopening of schools is a critical step in promoting children’s health and well-being, and metro Denver’s school leaders have new guidance for how to safely approach this challenge. Read on...
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    Board of Health Actions

    Find out what resolutions were voted upon by the Board of Health during the last meeting. Additional Info...