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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Montrose County Transitions to Remote Operations

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Montrose, CO— In an effort to prevent the anticipated spread of COVID-19 in Montrose County, the Montrose County Board of Health has closed all county buildings to the public effectively immediately.


Montrose, CO— In an effort to prevent the anticipated spread of COVID-19 in Montrose County, the Montrose County Board of Health has closed all county buildings to the public effectively immediately. This closure currently excludes Montrose Regional Airport and the Justice Center which remain open. All events at the Montrose County Fairgrounds and Event Center are cancelled until further notice.

All county services remain active and are being served by staff working remotely and/or utilizing amended schedules. Continuity of county operations is critical at this time. We are making every effort to assure that the county workforce remains healthy and is able to provide ongoing services to the public.

The public is asked to conduct any county business via phone or email if at all possible. Please continue to utilize your usual county contacts during this closure. Contacts for county divisions are available on montrosecounty.net. Ongoing updates will be made available through standard channels of communication as well as the Montrose County website at montrosecounty.net.

The county strongly encourages any individuals that are feeling ill or exhibiting symptoms to remain home if at all possible.

We urge those who believe they are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 to call the Montrose County Public Health Line at 970-252-4545. If you have questions regarding COVID-19, please contact the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment info line at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911, for answers in many languages, or email them at COHELP@RMPDC.org for answers in English. Please remember, 911 should be used for medical emergencies only. For updates on COVID-19, please visit montrosecounty.net/covid19 or https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/2019-novel-coronavirus.

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