News

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 6:00am
Monday, September 7, 2020 - 6:00am
September is National Preparedness Month! One of the best ways to be prepared is to have a disaster supply kit ready to go. It's smart to have a kit ready with a collection of basic items your household may need during an emergency.
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:41am
We've made great progress against the spread of COVID, but after the 4th of July, cases of COVID-19 went up – proof that COVID-19 doesn’t take a holiday. We all share the responsibility for protecting the workers we interact with, our loved ones, and higher-risk populations.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
More than 80 people from responding agencies throughout the region participated in mass casualty exercise today at the Colorado Springs Airport. Crews extinguished a staged aircraft fire and rescued “passengers” from an aircraft as they tested their communications and procedures for responding to a... Read more
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 11:27am
September is National Preparedness Month! Do your kids know who to call when an emergency happens? Get prepared and create a Family Emergency Communication Plan! 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 12:58pm
We’re doing great but it’s not over! Tune in for a pep talk from the Medical Director at El Paso County Health. Dr. Robin Johnson gives details about a new “data dashboard” that will help you stay updated on the latest COVID-19 numbers AND she provides some helpful tips as we wrap up summer and... Read more
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 6:44pm
Should we send kids back to school?  When will this be over? What can I really do about it? Dr. Leon Kelly from the El Paso County Health Department doesn’t have all the answers, but he has quite a few that will make you think and perhaps realize the power of individual choices in the fight against... Read more
Doctor Johnson speaking into podcast microphone
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 4:07pm
We have officially entered the “Safer at Home” phase in our local response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Why can’t we just open everything up? When will we know if we can move to the next phase? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? These are just a few of the questions Jen and Ted ask Dr. Robin... Read more
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:58pm
Work Session and Regular Meeting will both be held on Tuesday Colorado Springs City Council will hold their Work Session (10 a.m.) and Regular Meeting (3 p.m.) on Tuesday, April 14. City Hall is closed to the public, the meeting will take place virtually through Microsoft Teams with some Council... Read more
Doctor talking to little girl holding a teddy bear. They are in a doctor's office.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:54am
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides guidance about what you can do to help keep yourself and your family safe during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.... Read more
It's not luck to be prepared. Collection of "lucky" things
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 6:30am
March is here, but that doesn’t mean winter weather is over. Remember that “bomb cyclone” last March? Yea, we do too. That is why we are still talking about winter weather preparedness!
show your neighborhood some love
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:31am
There are lots of ways you can help make your community stronger. Find out where you you can use your knowledge, skills, and talents to make Colorado Springs an even better place to live, work, and play.