El Paso County Board of Commissioners votes to approve restaurant variance request. Variance awaits final approval by state.

May 14, 2020 – El Paso County Public Health presented a variance request for restaurants to the El Paso County Board of Commissioners today. Commissioners voted to approve the request, which proposes reopening restaurants in El Paso County with common sense safety precautions for patrons, staff, and business owners. Upon final approval by hospitals, the…

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Commissioners Pass Variance Request for Area High School Graduations. Request Goes to Governor Polis for Approval.

El Paso County, CO, May 5, 2020 – At today’s El Paso Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioners passed a resolution requesting a variance to allow local school districts to hold alternative high school graduation ceremonies. The waiver was requested under the provisions outlined in Public Health Order 20-28. The resolution passed 4-0 with one…

Temporary DHS Lobby Remains Open on 1st Floor of CSC

El Paso County Human Services continues to provide essential services, however there are some changes to in-person services to comply with orders and recommendations related to COVID-19. The pandemic has created significant hardships for many families and individuals, and they may need assistance for the first time. Assistance programs are designed to assist people in…