COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
The coronavirus disease 2019 is new and causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person.
This dashboard provides information, maps and resources about the coronavirus response in our local area.
Garfield County Remains Safer at Home
Virus prevalence keeps Garfield County from moving into next phase. More information can be found on Garfield County’s webpage.
Safer at Home Guidance
As Colorado continues to normalize operations, the State has set up a Safer at Home webpage to provide ongoing guidance related to the new phase. While the State provides overarching Safer at Home protocols, these are subject to county guidelines and enforcement.
In Colorado, local governments can choose to have different rules from the state. To get the most up-to-date information on local orders and variances, please review Garfield County Executive Orders.
Garfield County allows business reopening on May 4, with a business social distancing plan. Social distancing business plans can be submitted through Garfield County’s webpage.
Guidance by Industry
- Child care facilities
- Education P-12
- Field services and real estate
- Higher education
- Limited health care settings
- Local and personal recreation
- Nursing homes and congregate care facilities
- Office-based businesses
- Personal services
Safer-at-Home Fast Facts
- Critical businesses are still open.
- Non-critical businesses are open with restrictions.
- Stay at home as much as possible.
- Practice good hygiene. Wash your hands frequently and don’t touch your face.
- Wear a face covering or mask when you leave your home.
The lower level of the Downtown Parking Garage at 9th and Cooper Ave. will be closed on Wednesday August 5, 2020 for routine cleaning. All vehicles will need to be out of the garage Tuesday night. Signs will be posted to let commuters know of the closure. Read on...
The 22nd Street Neighborhood Water, Sewer, and Roadway Project will begin Monday August 3, 2020 and continue through October 18, 2020. Impacts include detour routing, one lane of 22nd street, limited property access, and some service outages. Read on...
City Council enacted a mandatory face covering zone for the downtown area of Glenwood Springs effective Thursday July 30, 2020 until August 20, 2020. Face Coverings are required inside and outside while in the area. Read on...
Ride Glenwood and RFTA will resume charging fares on August 1, 2020. Ride Glenwood will accept $1.00 bills and RFTA stored value cards. Larger bills will not be accepted and no change will be given. RFTA services will only accept stored value cards. Read on...
The City of Glenwood Springs was awarded $149,600 grant from Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity, administered by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Funds will go towards a new recycling facility at 13th and Pitkin Avenue. Read on...
Prohibiting use of fireworks has been added to the Stage 1 fire restrictions which remain in effect within the City of Glenwood. The use of fireworks has also been prohibited in unincorporated Garfield County effective 12:00 AM, June 15, 2020. Read on...
The City of Glenwood Springs motion to intervene in Rocky Mountain Industries’ (RMI), formerly Rocky Mountain Resources, lawsuit against Garfield County was granted Friday by District Judge Norrdin. Read on...
August 3Historic Preservation Commission Virtual Meeting at 5:15 PM Please open calendar event for meeting instructions.Read on...
August 4Transportation Commission Virtual Meeting at 7:30 AM Please open calendar event for meeting instructions.Read on...
August 5River Commission Virtual Meeting at 7:30 AM Please open calendar event for Zoom meeting instructions.Read on...
August 5Parks & Recreation Commission Virtual Meeting at 6:00 PM Please open calendar event for meeting instructions.Read on...