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Health, first responders tested in NoCo
Health, first responders tested in NoCo
04/04/2020
Weld, Larimer Counties partner to test health care workers, first responders fo COVID-19
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Weld County recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month with a Virtual Children's Art Gallery
Weld County recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month with a Virtual Children's Art Gallery
04/01/2020
We are once again recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month, but this year it will be through a new and exciting digital exhibit.
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Epidemiologist Bert Plants on a COVID-19 investigation call
Weld epidemiologists tackle COVID-19
03/27/2020
For the past three weeks, seven days a week, the department’s three epidemiologists, and one retired doctor donating his time, have been working around the clock conducting investigations and helping in the fight against COVID-19. To date, their efforts have resulted in the investigation of more than 127 cases in Weld County.
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Physical distancing
Physical distancing critical as COVID-19 spreads across Weld County
03/26/2020
As Weld County continues to see widespread increase in COVID-19 positive cases, the Health Department is once again stressing the importance of preventive measures such as physical distancing — also called social distancing — to slow and reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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Board approves financial relief to businesses
Board approves financial relief to businesses
03/25/2020
Through an interest reduction on delinquent property taxes, businesses and individuals given financial relief in face of COVID-19.
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County declares disaster emergency
County declares disaster emergency
03/18/2020
A declaration of disaster emergency was signed by the board so Federal assistance can be accessible to businesses and residents.
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County buildings closed to public until 4/8/20
County buildings closed to public until 4/8/20
03/16/2020
Starting 3/17, county offices are closed to the public, but know business is continuing within each of the county buildings.
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Pandemic emergency not same as disaster emergency
Pandemic emergency not same as disaster emergency
03/16/2020
Commissioners explain difference between a Pandemic Health Emergency and a Declaration of Disaster Emergency as it relates to Weld County.
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COVID-19
Two Additional COVID-19 Cases Identified; Total of 5 Cases in Weld County; New Change in CDC Testing Requirements
03/15/2020
The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) was notified late Saturday evening of two additional positive cases. Case investigation is in process and identified close contacts are also being reviewed. Per a change in testing requirements, the CDC is no longer requiring their laboratory to perform a secondary confirmation of any other lab's "positive" test result.
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03/14/2020
Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) has been notified of a third presumptive positive case. The Weld County individual is connected to the Larimer County COVID-19 presumptive positive case. We expect to see an increase in positive test results over the next few days.
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COVID-19
Two presumptive positive COVID-19 cases identified in Weld County
03/13/2020
The Weld County Health Department has been notified of two presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Weld County. The two individuals, a female and a male, are both in their 40s and are from southwest Weld County.
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Preparation continues regarding COVID-19
Preparation continues regarding COVID-19
03/12/2020
This week our news is dominated by constant COVID-19 updates. It can be scary, but it doesn’t need to be.
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COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Information
03/12/2020
Check here for information about COVID-19
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Commissioner James recommended to board
Commissioner James recommended to board
03/11/2020
Commissioners recommended Commissioner Scott James be the newest member of the Firestone Urban Renewal Authority (FURA) Board.
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Open house 3/19 for I-25 Parallel Road Project
Open house 3/19 for I-25 Parallel Road Project
03/11/2020
Weld, Larimer, Mead, Berthoud, Johnstown and CDOT are collectively facilitating the final open house meeting to discuss a new arterial roadway.
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Context on benzene reading at Bella Romero
Context on benzene reading at Bella Romero
03/10/2020
Independent experts find benzene concentrations are not cause for concern at Bella Romero.
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Accounting Department receives 38th GFOA Award
Accounting Department receives 38th GFOA Award
03/04/2020
This achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and reporting.
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Freeman to serve on two CTSI boards
Freeman to serve on two CTSI boards
03/03/2020
Freeman will serve on CTSI's Board of Directors and the Board of Directors for the Colorado Counties Casualty and Property Insurance Pool.
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News / Weld OEM offers free weather spotter class
Weld OEM offers free weather spotter class
03/02/2020
The class will be held on Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m.
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Jennifer Finch
Public Information Officer

1150 O Street
P.O. Box 758
Greeley, CO 80632

Email: jfinch@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 336-7203