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Nature Center Events and Programs for March 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for March 2020 which includes: birds, story time, vegetables, bees and a spring break camp. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: Bird Beak Buffet Thursday, March 5, 9…

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Public Health working with local partners to monitor coronavirus disease 2019

With recent cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reported in several countries, including the U.S., local health officials are watchful for potential cases. While COVID-19 is a serious global public health threat, the immediate risk in our community remains low. Although the worldwide number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise with over 81,000 cases…

Public Health receives highest recognition from Government Finance Officers Association

The Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to El Paso County Public Health by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2018. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting,…

McLaughlin and Old Meridian Intersection Closure Starts on or after March 8

Starting on or after Sunday, March 8, the intersection of McLaughlin Road, Old Meridian Road and Rolling Thunder Way will be closed for several months. El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure Company, will construct a roundabout with associated approaches, underground drainage system and pedestrian improvements. Businesses will be open during construction.…