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Out of an abundance of caution and following the recommendations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), Clear Creek County Public Health is temporarily cancelling its Johnson and Johnson / Janssen COVID-19 vaccination clinics scheduled for April 13th and 14th.
As of March 9th, 2021 Clear Creek County has administered 3,723 vaccinations total, half of which were administered over one weekend in March.
After consideration of Clear Creek County's testing data and incidence rate, Clear Creek County is moved to less restrictive Level Blue - Cautious on the COVID-19 dial.
After consideration of Clear Creek County's testing data and incidence rate, Clear Creek County is moved to less restrictive Level Yellow - CONCERN on the COVID-19 dial.
02/05/21 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY DIAL LEVEL UPDATE
The State of Colorado has introduced a revised "COVID-19 Dial 2.0" which has adjusted the metrics that determine a county's level in order to allow for limited reopening of the economy.
Following an announcement from Governor Polis on 12/31/20, all counties previously operating under Level Red - SEVERE RISK restrictions allowed to move back to the less restrictive Level Orange - HIGH RISK beginning on Monday, January 4th, 2021.
12/31/20 CLEAR CREEK PLANS TO DISTRIBUTE VACCINE TO 70+ RESIDENTS & FRONTLINE WORKERS
Following revision of the vaccine distribution plan to include individuals 70 years of age or older in Phase 1, Clear Creek County plans to distribute vaccines to qualifying residents and first responders.
Clear Creek County received an extra $100,000 to be spent in the Clear Creek Cares About Residents financial relief program.
Clear Creek County received our first shipment of 100 doses of the FDA-approved Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and began rolling out vaccine distribution in coordination with the State of Colorado's phased distribution timeline.
CDPHE allows Clear Creek County restaurants to operate under Level Orange restrictions at 25% capacity or 50 people indoors, whichever is fewer.
Due to rising COVID-19 cases, Clear Creek County is moved to more restrictive Level Red - SEVERE RISK on the state COVID-19 Dial.
Due to rising COVID-19 cases, Clear Creek County is moved to more restrictive Level Orange - HIGH RISK on the state COVID-19 Dial.
10/29/20 POTENTIAL EXPOSURE ON PROSPECTOR BUS
Notice to individuals that rode on the Prospector bus on Friday, October 23rd or Saturday, October 24th of possible exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
10/29/20 COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN GEORGETOWN
Seven cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Georgetown the week of October 29th, 2020.
During the month since Labor Day weekend and the start of the school years, COVID-19 cases across the state and county began to rise due to travel and social gatherings.
After recent holidays, cases of COVID-19 increased across the state and country due to travel.