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Re-8 teacher urges reconsideration of mask use

A Fort Lupton High School teacher urged the Weld Re-8 School District and its board of education to do more to protect students and staff from coronavirus. more

How Colorado state law will help shape Douglas County’s new health agency

As Douglas County proceeds with breaking away from the Tri-County Health Department and building its own public health agency, the next major step for the agency will be selecting a public health … more

Douglas County commissioners vote to form their own public health department

Douglas County commissioners have unanimously voted to form their own health department and board of health, formally splitting from the Tri-County Health Department after 55 years.  more

Most Douglas County commissioners say they plan to expedite process of leaving Tri-County Health

The day after Tri-County Health Department’s Board of Health voted to no longer allow its counties to opt out of public health orders, two of the Douglas County commissioners told Colorado … more

Douglas County seeks to invalidate Tri-County Health school mask rules

Douglas County commissioners are seeking to overturn the Tri-County Health Department’s recently-approved school mask rules by having their attorney raise objections … more

Douglas County proceeds with possible new health department

Douglas County will soon begin a community health assessment and a public health improvement plan as it presses forward with the possibility of splitting from the Tri-County Health Department. The … more

County appoints new board of health member

Douglas County has a new representative on Tri-County Health Department’s board of health after commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Kim Muramoto in an April 27 business meeting. … more

Douglas County fires health board member over letter to editor

For the second time this year, the Douglas County commissioners are looking to replace a board of health member who spoke out against the county’s plan to leave Tri-County Health … more

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and … more

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

Time to Talk: Employers putting more focus on mental health in the workplace

Caitlyn Grathwohl, a baker in a Castle Rock grocery store, has no reason to worry about being fired, yet the thought is always on her mind. The lonely hours on the night shift add to a feeling of … more
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