In the News

MEDIA RELEASES

05/21/21 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY RESCINDS FACE MASK ORDER

At a Special Board of Health Meeting on Thursday, May 20th, the Clear Creek County Commissioners acting as the Board of Health voted 2 to 1 to rescind all aspects of BOH Standing Public Health Order 21-03 relating to face coverings, but maintains all aspects of the Order applicable to contact tracing, effective Thursday, May 20th, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

04/13/21 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY'S JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINATION CLINICS TEMPORARILY CANCELLED

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.

03/09/21 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY DOUBLES COVID-19 VACCINATIONS IN ONE WEEKEND

As of March 9th, 2021 Clear Creek County has administered 3,723 vaccinations total, half of which were administered over one weekend in March. 

02/25/21 STATE MOVES CLEAR CREEK COUNTY TO LESS RESTRICTIVE COVID-19 DIAL LEVEL: BLUE

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.

02/10/21 STATE MOVES CLEAR CREEK COUNTY TO LESS RESTRICTIVE COVID-19 DIAL LEVEL: YELLOW

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. 

01/04/21 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY MOVES BACK TO LEVEL ORANGE

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.

12/30/20 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY RECEIVES ADDITIONAL $100,000 FROM COLORADO COVID RELIEF FUND TO HELP RESIDENTS

Clear Creek County received an extra $100,000 to be spent in the Clear Creek Cares About Residents financial relief program.

12/22/20 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY RECEIVES FIRST SHIPMENT OF COVID-19 VACCINE

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.

12/21/20 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY RESTAURANTS ALLOWED TO REOPEN FOR INDOOR DINING

CDPHE allows Clear Creek County restaurants to operate under Level Orange restrictions at 25% capacity or 50 people indoors, whichever is fewer.

11/18/20 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY MOVES TO LEVEL RED

Due to rising COVID-19 cases, Clear Creek County is moved to more restrictive Level Red - SEVERE RISK on the state COVID-19 Dial.

11/08/20 CLEAR CREEK COUNTY MOVES TO LEVEL ORANGE 

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.

09/30/20 PUBLIC HEALTH PRECAUTIONS SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN CLEAR CREEK COUNTY 

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.

09/02/20 TRAVELING INCREASES THE RISK OF COVID-19

After recent holidays, cases of COVID-19 increased across the state and country due to travel.

CCC PH COVID RESPONSE_CC Courant_Dec2020-page-0CCC PH COVID RESPONSE_CC Courant_Dec2020-page-1CCC PH COVID RESPONSE_CC Courant_Dec2020-page-2