COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 5:02pm
One of the most important functions of the PPROEM is to serve as a liaison between city, county, state, military and federal agencies and departments, bringing partners together and guiding strategy and policy decisions aimed at stopping COVID from spreading, helping the sick, protecting the... Read more
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 9:50am
Mayor Suthers talks about what the “Safer At Home” phase means for local residents and addresses the latest COVID-19 numbers in El Paso County, the city budget, and potential economic impacts. He also offers the city’s thanks to everyone taking this pandemic seriously and to essential workers for... Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 1:26pm
Heroic transportation workers across the country continue to provide critical service for healthcare workers, first responders, childcare workers, grocery store employees and other heroes who are performing critically essential work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you, Mountain Metro Transit... Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 11:37am
Manitou has made a decision to enact an emergency closure of the Incline within its city limits. The City of Colorado Springs encourages all residents to comply with Manitou’s temporary emergency order.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 9:24am
The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is slated to receive more than $24 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The $2 trillion aid package will provide nearly $10 billion to eligible U.S airports.
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
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Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:55pm
We’re not sticking to our schedule lately since nothing is quite the way it used to be. But we want to start bringing you podcasts as often as possible right now with important information about COVID-19 and the response in Colorado Springs. What questions do you still have? Have you heard positive... Read more
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Friday, April 10, 2020 - 11:24am
The CARES Act was passed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the City of Colorado Springs will receive approximately $2.7 million through the CDBG and ESG programs.
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:21pm
We have had many questions on the enforcement of the governor’s stay at home order regarding both business and individual activities. We implore residents to follow the order and to stay at home except for essential activities or critical business. It is vital for all of us to do our part to limit... Read more
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Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:20am
The City of Colorado Springs together with El Paso County, El Paso County Public Health and 12 members of the Pikes Peak Area Continuum of Care successfully opened a community isolation shelter to serve those individuals infected with COVID-19 who are currently experiencing homelessness. 
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 1:21pm
Our city and county public safety professionals are looking for fabric masks to comply with the Governor's recent recommendation that we all wear fabric face coverings when out in public. If you have the skill set and the desire to help our community, we would appreciate donations of homemade masks... Read more
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Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 2:15pm
The City is partnering with the Springs Rescue Mission and other Continuum of Care providers to set up an isolation shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness and show symptoms of COVID-19. It will be located at the City Auditorium in downtown Colorado Springs.