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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Open Letter to School Communities

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August 28, 2020

An Open Letter to Our Communities:  Call for Shared Community Responsibility in Supporting the Re-opening of our Schools

Recent decisions by school administrators to re-open many of our schools were based on the best information we ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Tri-County Health Department Increases COVID-19 Contact Tracing Staff

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Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) has increased their case management and contact tracing staff by 50 new employees as part of a nationwide effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This brings the total case investigation and contact tracing staff to 20...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Public Health Guidance Available to Prioritize Limited COVID-19 Testing Supplies and Capacity

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Containing COVID-19 and slowing its spread require accurate testing with timely notification of results. The Metro Denver Partnership for Health (MDPH) today released Guidance for Prioritization of COVID-19 Testing, data-informed recommendations to assist...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

TCHD’s 90-day face covering order starts in areas of Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties

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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. The Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) order, like the Gove...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

TCHD's face covering order will stay in place for municipalities that haven’t opted out

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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 in...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Masks are critical to our recovery mandate or not

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Tri-County seeks to clear up confusion over mask mandate and timing as numbers of COVID-19 positive cases increase in recent weeks

On July 8, 2020, the Tri-County Health Department’s Board of Health approved a public health order to require face ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Tri-County Health Department issues Public Health Order requiring face coverings

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Today, Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) issued the Public Health Order Requiring Facial Coverings in Public Where Social Distancing Cannot be Maintained that was approved by its Board of Health on July 8.  At that meeting, TCHD staff recommend...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

New Public Health Report Provides Guidance for Safely Reopening Metro Denver Schools

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DENVER — 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. The Metro Denver Partners...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

TCHD to Draft Public Health Order Requiring Use of Face Masks, Communities can Opt Out

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At an online meeting today, July 8, the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) Board of Health voted 5 to 4 in favor of a public health order requiring use of face masks in public places. Incidence rates have been rising in all three of the counties that it ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Board of Health Actions

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

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

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