2021

Douglas County rural fire districts awarded fire fighting funds

Douglas County’s five rural fire protection districts that respond to incidents in the Pike National Forest area received needed funds to help them manage wildland fires, medical emergencies and structure fires. “Our rural fire districts are very often the first responders on an incident in the Pike National Forest and our ‘hard, heavy, fast’ approach… Read On

Tri-County Health Department adds operators to call center to help people without internet access register with vaccine providers

To continue to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine equitably, Tri-County Health Department’s COVID-19 call center staff will now help people 65+ who do not have internet or speak English register with COVID-19 vaccine providers. Staff members will be acting as navigators during this process, entering basic contact information while working with the caller. Although the waitlists… Read On

County businesses have additional opportunity to request COVID-19 relief funds

Additional businesses in Douglas County may qualify for COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grants through the County’s allocation of Colorado Senate Bill 20B-001 funding. Businesses with more than $2.5 million in annual revenue are now encouraged to apply. Restaurants, bars and other drinking establishments, caterers, movie theatres, and gyms and recreation centers with a minimum of… Read On