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    Tri-County Health Department awarded Healthy Brain Initiative grant

    The Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) has been selected by the Alzheimer’s Association and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to receive a $48,000 grant to enhance its capacity to address cognitive health and dementia. Read on...
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    More COVID-19 vaccines and testing sites open in the Tri-County area

    While new COVID-19 cases in Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties might be leveling off, it is still important to get vaccinated and tested to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Read on...
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    Tri-County Health Department will continue to provide public health services in Douglas County

    Douglas County Commissioners and Tri-County Health Department signed an Intergovernmental Agreement Sept. 28 for TCHD to continue providing public health services through the end of 2022. Read on...
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    Tri-County Health Department does not and cannot arrest people

    The enforcement of Public Health Orders is a process that involves communication and education. A recent news story inaccurately reported that TCHD was going to arrest teachers and staff for not enforcing the current mask order, which is false. Read on...
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    Tri-County Health Department Expands Local Air Quality Monitoring

    Tri-County Health Department announces the launch of an expansion to the Love My Air program to include additional air monitors. The monitors will provide local air quality data to allow public health to better monitor local air quality conditions Read on...
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    Adams County Resident Hospitalized from West Nile Virus

    On Monday, Aug. 30, Tri-County Health Department was notified that a Commerce City resident tested positive for West Nile virus. This case follows reports of WNV-infected mosquitoes in Adams and Arapahoe counties and three infected horses in Adams County. Read on...
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    TCHD rescinds option to opt-out of public health orders; passes universal school masking order

    The Board of Health voted to rescind their policy on allowing opt outs to county-wide public health orders, rescind their recent school mask order for children aged 2-11 years, and put a universal mask order in place for all schools. Read on...
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    Wild animals can be adorable but may also carry diseases

    Baby animals are irresistible, but they may be dangerous if they carry an animal-borne disease like rabies or have an aggressive mother nearby. The best protection is to avoid contact all together. Teach children to stay away from all wild animals. 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...