Emergency Preparedness (OEM) News

Emergency Preparedness (OEM) News

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.
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
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 2:37pm
Expanded proactive efforts are underway to help protect residents in the Colorado Springs community from Coronavirus (COVID-19) by slowing the spread of infection during the pandemic. The City of Colorado Springs is suspending several programs and services offered by the Parks, Recreation and... Read more
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 1:34pm
The Parade was originally scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020 but will now be postponed until September. The decision to postpone was made by parade organizers out of an abundance of caution around the COVID-19 virus.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 1:24pm
Dear Mountain Metro customer, Over the last few weeks, information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has raised concerns, and we want you to know we are committed to minimizing risk. We are taking additional measures to keep our vehicles clean and our customers and employees healthy. Our buses... 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
COVID-19 Be Informed
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:42am
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides information about COVID-19, symptoms, what to do if you are sick, how it spreads, and prevention and treatment.... 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.