Emergency Preparedness (OEM) News

Emergency Preparedness (OEM) News

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
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
rendering of coronavirus CDC logo
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:30am
The City will continue to provide essential government services while also implementing select modified operations to comply with orders and public health recommendations related to COVID-19. Get the latest on temporary changes and closures.
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.
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 12:08pm
On Monday, March 16, Mayor John Suthers declared a State of Emergency for the City of Colorado Springs in response to the COVID-19 virus. A Statement from Mayor John Suthers:
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:13pm
There are many organizations that play important roles in disaster planning, response, and recovery. The goal of the Emergency Relief Funds is to provide a credible, organized, effective way for people to make gifts to be distributed to organizations providing support to citizens in time of... Read more