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Jefferson County offers grants to small businesses and nonprofits hurt by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to many Jefferson County residents and businesses. As individuals, the state’s “Stay at Home” and now “Safer at Home” orders … more

Hundreds of Jefferson County businesses violated health orders

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Jefferson County Public Health has had hundreds of contacts with businesses following complaints from the public about violations of current health orders. However, … more

School-level cuts, furlough days included in Jeffco Public Schools budget suggestions

Jeffco Public Schools leaders are continuing to build the 2020-2021 academic year budget, and while the state has yet to give a final number on the cuts JPS is looking at, school board members did … more

Jefferson County, cities receive million in CARES Act funding

On April 30, Jefferson County has granted $101.7 million in relief funds to cover expenses related to COVID-19 and its recovery. The funds were made available to cities and states through the … more

Jeffco will adopt Safer-at-Home rules May 9

Jefferson County's stay-at-home order is set to expire at midnight on May 8 and officials from Jefferson County Public Health have indicated they will not be extending it. Once the order expires at … more

Jefferson County receives millions for COVID needs from feds

On April 27, Jefferson County was granted $101.7 million in federal relief funds to cover expenses related to the Coronavirus. Jefferson County applied for the funds that are available from the … more

Jefferson County optimistic stay-at-home order will not be extended past May 8

With the statewide stay-at-home order that had been in place for the past month set to expire on April 26, Jefferson County Public Health joined agencies in Denver, Adams, Arapahoe and Broomfield … more

Jefferson County jail inmate with COVID-19-related symptoms dies

An inmate in the Jefferson County Jail who had self-reported experiencing COVID-19 symptoms has died after being found unresponsive in his cell. According to a press release from the Jefferson County … more

Jeffco extending Stay-At-Home order through May 8

Jefferson County will continue to be under a Stay-At-Home order even after the statewide order expires on Saturday thanks to a countywide extension of the state's order announced by Jefferson County … more

Jefferson County party candidates for primary ballot selected in assemblies altered by COVID-19

One of the local milestones of any major election year was set to take place on March 26 with Republican party loyalists meeting at the School of Mines’ Green Center in Golden to vote on which … more

COVID-19 cases in Jeffco senior living facilities

According to the Jefferson County Public Health department, these are the facilities where outbreaks have been identified as of the end of the day on April 9. Lakewood Granville Assisted Living … more

In-person learning will not resume this school year in Jeffco

After previously suspending in-person learning through April 30, Jeffco Public Schools sent out an April 3 letter announcing that school buildings will remain closed for the rest of the school year. … more

Jefferson County Sheriff implements Stage 1 fire restrictions

High fire danger has led Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader to put in place temporary Stage 1 fire restrictions for all of unincorporated Jefferson County. The restrictions, which took effect … more

With state directive in place, local health departments rescind stay-at-home orders

A day after announcing stay-at-home orders, three metro area public health departments have rescinded those orders and adopted the set of rules handed down by the state. The morning of March 25, … more

Jefferson County issues a stay-at-home order effective Thursday

Jefferson County's response to the pandemic threat of COVID-19 ramped up today, with a countywide order for residents to shelter in place, only leaving their houmes for essential activities, work and … more

Here's what remote learning looks like in Jeffco

March 12, Jeffco Public Schools announced it would be closing all school buildings the following week, leaving district and school employees a matter of days to ensure that, by March 17, tens of … more

How COVID-19 is impacting Jeffco

Following the identification of several cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County and Gov. Jared Polis' announcement that community spread of the disease has occurred in Colorado, Jefferson County Public … more

Jeffco community faces new obstacles as school goes online for COVID-19

Six months ago, John Ford wouldn’t have believed that one day, the entire district would transfer all schools to temporary online learning, said Ford, a Jeffco parent and president of teachers … more

Jeffco up to nine confirmed COVID-19 cases

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has identified the first case of COVID-19 in a Jefferson County resident. On Tuesday, Jefferson County Public Health was notified that … more

A tale of two caucuses in Jeffco

Like many people, Ghada Wahan says she has always paid more attention to national politics than local ones. But that's begun to change recently for Wahan, who said she decided to participate in the … more
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