Keyword: public health
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JCPH pleads with public to follow recommendations

After weeks of decreases, an increase in the rates of both COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Jefferson County is creating new a concern for Jefferson County's top public health official, who is … more

Jefferson County Public Health issues emergency order requiring face masks

After previously encouraging face coverings but stopping short of requiring them, Jefferson County Public Health has issued a public health order requiring people in Jeffco to wear a face mask in public situations where six feet of social distance cannot be maintained. more

Jeffco Board of Health, JCPH declare racism a public health crisis

Structural and systematic racism are a public health crisis declared Jefferson County Public Health and the Jefferson County Board of Health in a resolution passed on June 16. According to a … more

Varied Jeffco COVID case rates suggest disease hitting low-income areas

From highly populated suburbs like Lakewood and Arvada to more rural locations like Genesee and Indian Hills, COVID-19 has turned up in communities across Jefferson County. But while few corners of … more

Hundreds of Jefferson County businesses violated health orders

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Jefferson County Public Health has had hundreds of contacts with businesses following complaints from the public about violations of current health orders. However, … more

Masks made mandatory amid multiple municipalities

Although public health officials once declared face masks unnecessary for healthy people during the COVID-19 epidemic, the messaging has strongly changed course in recent weeks with the CDC now … more
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