Emergency Preparedness (OEM) News

Emergency Preparedness (OEM) News

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
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 10:39am
The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency ManagementThe City and County are consolidating their Offices of Emergency Management in an effort to optimize staff resources, establish a single point of contact during major incidences and enhance communication both during and after an event. The new... Read more
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.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 9:29am
It is in the best interest of the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County to re-open our economy as soon we are able to do so without compromising our health care system’s ability to respond to the COVID pandemic. We all feel the urgency of returning people to work, and moving our economy... Read more
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
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.
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
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
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
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 12:45pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — At the request of the City of Manitou Springs, the Incline will be closed and Route 33 which services the Incline will be canceled effective at 1:00p.m. today due to concerns regarding COVID-19.