El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Closed Monday, March 15 Due to Inclement Weather and Hazardous Driving Conditions

March 15, 20201 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies closed on Monday, March 15, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. Because El Paso County Combined Courts are scheduled to work remotely, they will adhere to their previously announced 10:00 am schedule. Employees working…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Monday, March 15 Due to Inclement Weather

March 14, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will have a two-hour delayed schedule on Monday, March 15, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. El Paso County offices will open at 10:00 am. The delayed opening applies to non-mission essential personnel. The…

A man receives the first COVID-19 vaccine in El Paso County.

El Paso County Receives First COVID-19 Vaccines

December 14, 2020 – Wednesday marked an exciting turning point in El Paso County’s COVID-19 response efforts, with the first COVID-19 vaccines arriving in El Paso County. Partners from El Paso County Public Health, County, City, Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management, and hospitals have been responding to COVID-19 for more than nine months,…

City, County Officials Encourage Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather

October 29, 2020– City, County staff and partner agencies met today to discuss the 2020-2021 winter weather outlook, response procedures for snow control, and homeless outreach efforts. The virtual workshop, hosted by the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management, also focused on responding to stranded vehicles/motorists and how the global pandemic may affect response…

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Commissioners Proclaim September as National Preparedness Month

September 15, 2020 – Today, at its regularly scheduled meeting, the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed September as National Preparedness month. The Commissioners, along with the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM), recognized the ongoing need for citizens to be prepared for disasters such as wildfires, floods, blizzards or other…

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PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED: Hazard Mitigation Plan for El Paso County

July 30, 2020- The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) is updating the El Paso County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan and invites the public to provide input through August 15. The extended window for public comment allows residents to help guide efforts to identify, assess, and prioritize goals and actions for reducing the effects…

El Paso County resident tests positive for COVID-19

El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) is reporting that the State Laboratory has confirmed the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in El Paso County. Because the testing was done at the state level, the case is a “presumptive positive” and results will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation.…