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**Clinic now full** Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine distribution in Castle Rock this weekend

**Thank you for the overwhelming interest in this vaccine clinic. The clinic is now full. For information about additional vaccine providers please visit** Are you a vaccine-eligible individual in Douglas County who has had difficulty finding a vaccine near you? Good news. Appointments have just opened for the distribution of 1,000 of the new,… Read On

Commissioners advance four candidates as finalists for open seat on Tri-County Board of Health

Twenty-three candidates stepped forward in response to the Board of County Commissioners’ Feb. 4 call for applications to fill the vacant Douglas County seat on the Tri-County Health Department Board of Health.  The top four will be interviewed individually today, March 3, and tomorrow, March 4, with the finalist appointed during the Commissioners’ Business Meeting on… Read On

Emergency Rental Assistance Program now available in Douglas County

Are you behind on your rent or utility payments due to COVID-19 financial impacts? If so, you may be eligible for assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Douglas County will distribute $8.4 million in direct assistance using funds received from the U.S. Treasury Department through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of… Read On

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