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New COVID-19 restrictions will prohibit indoor dining, personal gatherings

As Denver metro counties continue to inch closer to local stay-at-home orders under Colorado's system of coronavirus-related restrictions, the state announced a new level of rules that prohibits … more

Perlmutter holds COVID-19 focused telephone town hall

On the evening of Nov. 10, Congressman Ed Perlmutter hosted at telephone town hall event featuring Dr. Margaret Huffman, director of Community Health Services at JCPH, Dr. Rachel Herlihy, CDPHE State … more

“If we keep on the trajectory we are on it is definitely going to become a problem”

As the COVID-19 pandemic nears its eighth month, the recent picture that has emerged in Jeffco has been a discouraging one to say the least. Case counts have repeatedly reached new highs in recent … more

Jeffco implements new health order to limit gatherings as cases grow

Jefferson County Public Health issued a new public health order on Oct. 29, intended to slow the increasing spread of COVID-19 in the county and prevent the state from moving the county to … more

Colorado lowers limit on gatherings to 10 people, down from 25 in many counties

Roughly a month after raising the limit for personal gatherings in some metro Denver counties to 25 people, Colorado has cut that number back down to 10 for the vast majority of counties in the … more

JCPH Executive Director Johnson reflects on 30-year career

After 30 years and one COVID-19 pandemic while at the helm of Jeffco’s public health department, Dr. Mark B. Johnson is finally retiring from the JCPH. He had originally planned to retire in June … more

Jefferson County contact tracers in fight against COVID-19

It’s easy to imagine a contact tracing call, in which a public health worker calls to either discuss the contacts someone who is positive for COVID-19 has had or notify a person that they may have … more

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
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