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.…

El Paso County Public Health, local officials speak on community efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

El Paso County residents heard a clear message today about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Everyone has a role to play to prevent the spread of disease, to promote credible sources of information, and to protect themselves and others. With two presumptive cases of COVID-19 reported in Colorado this afternoon, this information is more important than…

Call Center Open Until 6 p.m. March 14

The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management has opened an information call center on Thursday, March 14, to answer non-emergency questions following this historic blizzard. The public can call 719-575-8888 until 6 p.m. today to obtain information about storm recovery efforts. More information and updates will be posted on the following social media: Colorado…

El Paso County Offices, Courts Closed for Wednesday, March 13

All El Paso County government offices are closed Wednesday, March 13 due to inclement weather. The closure applies to non-mission essential personnel. The closure includes all El Paso County administrative and elected offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU Extension, El Paso County Public Trustee, the…