COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:33am
Grit is something we could all use at any time, but especially these days! Listen to Jen’s conversation with the creator of a new program about resiliency. It’s simple, important and FREE.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 2:53pm
We love to share great news on our podcast, but this time, we need to share some bad news about our COVID-19 numbers. Over the past two weeks, the incidence of COVID-19 cases in El Paso County has risen significantly. El Paso County Public Health’s Medical Director talks more about what these... Read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 12:36pm
Mental health is a big topic right now in the midst of the pandemic. But here in Colorado Springs, we’ve had a unique and effective approach to helping people in crisis for years. It’s called the Community Response Team or CRT. We hear from CRT leaders at the Colorado Springs Police Department,... Read more
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, 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
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:26pm
When you MaskUp, you could help keep kids like 11 year old Zander safe and healthy.  That's because wearing a cloth face coverings may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others.
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 3:17pm
Local loans and grants to Colorado Springs and El Paso County businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic supported nearly 8,000 jobs and resulted in $757 million worth of goods and services produced in the local economy.
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 1:32pm
It's important for all of us to stay focused on remaining vigilant in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. That's why the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County Public Health are asking residents to “#MaskUpCOS" in a new social media campaign.
Friday, June 19, 2020 - 3:35pm
City employees that are working to keep facilities clean are even more valuable during this pandemic. Meet Aecha Devereaux. She's been working at the Colorado Springs Airport for more than 20 years. She's excited to welcome travelers back to the COS Airport when they’re ready to fly!
Friday, June 19, 2020 - 3:26pm
This year Bike to Work Day is transforming into a week-long celebration supporting local businesses. Instead of riders grabbing free breakfast at stations along their commute to work, riders are encouraged to support Colorado Springs businesses by bike.
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 3:36pm
Several Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services facilities and programs that have been closed or suspended due to COVID-19 will return over the next few weeks with public health modifications. The reopening of these facilities and return of programs is aligned with updated public health guidance... Read more