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MyCoBenefits App Helps People Manage Assistance Details

The El Paso County Department of Human Services is joining forces with Colorado DHS in announcing the launch of the MyCoBenefits mobile device app that will make managing personal benefits and getting information much easier. This new mobile app follows last year’s release of the Peak Health app launched by Health Care Policy and Finance…

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Bradley Road Paving Project Begins Aug. 2

A paving project will close Bradley Road between Grinnell Boulevard and Goldfield Drive, with alternating lane closures between Wageman Drive and Grinnell. El Paso County Public Works has contracted with Martin Marietta Materials and Asphalt to repave Bradley Road from Grinnell Boulevard through Marabou Way. Weather permitting, the paving project will start Thursday, Aug. 2, and is…

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July 23 Storm: 7:20 p.m. Update

Damage and debris removal begins in areas hit hardest by storms. El Paso County Office of Emergency Management situation update 7:20 p.m. Highway 24 still closed both directions between Cascade and Cliff Dwellings exit due to water and debris on the roadway Heavy damage reported to gravel roads throughout the Ute Pass Area – El…

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July 23 Storm: 5:20 p.m. Update

Storm hits Ute Pass area hardest; El Paso County Office of Emergency Management activated for area flooding. Situation update 5:20 p.m.: Emergency Operations Center Activated at 4:10 p.m. Manitou low lying areas evacuated and flooding reported along Canon Avenue Highway 24 Westbound Closed in Ute Pass due to flooding Evacuation Center established at First Congregational…

El Paso County was honored with three awards at the National Association of Counties conference in July 2018.

NACo Recognizes Programs for Innovation, Efficiencies

The El Paso County Department of Human Services, El Paso County Planning and Community Development and El Paso County Public Health were recently recognized with Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. DHS started a program last year that co-located…