The updated dial and public health order go into effect Wednesday (March 24, 2021)

2021-03-24 | Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment

COVID-19 Dial March 23, 2021

2021-03-24 | Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment

Phase 1B.3 Eligible March 5th

2021-03-03 | Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment

Starting March 5, 2021 the following groups will now be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine: -People age 60 or older -Frontline essential agricultural and grocery store workers -People age 16-59 with two or more high risk conditions -People in Phases 1A, 1B.1 and 1B.2 FCDPHE has several vaccine clinics available in March. If you are eligible to receive the vaccine please follow one of the links below to schedule an appointment. If you are unable to schedule online please call our office at 719-276-7450. To verify that you are eligible for the vaccine please visit: https://covid19.colorado.gov/for-coloradans/vaccine/vaccine-for-coloradans. Upcoming FCDPHE COVID-19 Vaccination clinics: 3/9- https://www.comassvax.org/reg/9012704569 3/16 am- https://www.comassvax.org/reg/5971640142 3/16 pm- https://www.comassvax.org/reg/0715262494... Read More

Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccine Online

2021-02-11 | Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment

Individuals can now pre-register for vaccinations with PrepMod, the State of Colorado's mass vaccination system. Prep Mod is a scheduling system that is now being utilized across the State of Colorado. The system will allow appointments to be scheduled by eligible individuals. Prep Mod will let Fremont County residents go online, fill out their personal information, sign proper COVID-19 vaccine consent forms, and select a date and time that best fits their schedule. Fremont County residents can schedule their COVID-19 Vaccine appointment online when it is time for their eligibility group.  If assistance is needed to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination, please call the Fremont County Department of Public Health and... Read More

Updated to Include More People in Phase 1B

2020-12-30 | Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment

Colorado’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan has been updated to include people age 70 and older and some essential frontline workers in Phase 1B Wednesday December 30, 2020 Governor Polis announced changes in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) had been working to fine-tune a phased approach to vaccine distribution in order to save lives and end the crisis that has been brought on by the pandemic as quickly as possible. Updates to the vaccine distribution plan include an expansion of phase 1B and changes to the age ranges under phases 2 and 3. Moderate risk health care workers and first responders are... Read More

Attention Homeowners and Renters affected by COVID-19

2020-05-30 | Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment

Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments (UAACOG) has assistance available to help with mortgage or rent payments. Central Colorado Housing (a program of UAACOG) offers a wide variety of programs to help individuals achieve self-sufficiency through housing.   This assistance is available to homeowners and renters in Chaffee, Custer, Fremont and Lake Counties. To receive assistance, applicants must be able to show they are having difficulty make their mortgage or rent payments due to a loss or reduction of income caused by COVID-19. Additional restrictions may apply. For more information or to apply, call (719) 269-7687 Additional Programs: Home Loan Improvement Section 8 Rental Assistance Section 8 Home Ownership Family Self-Sufficiency... Read More

Masks and Social Distancing Required

2020-05-18 | Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment

Effective Monday, May 18, 2020, at 7:00 a.m., Fremont County buildings will reopen to the public for walk in public traffic subject to PUBLIC HEALTH and SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS. All persons admitted to the building shall observe state requirements and guidelines for social distancing including 6-foot separation distance, thorough sanitizing, wearing of masks and other precautions as are required by Public Health, Commissioners, Executive Orders, Public Health Orders and such other requirements and guidelines as may be instituted in the future. We ask all visitors to be patient as we transition to reopening and to follow the requests of County employees in regards to social distancing and personal protective gear.... Read More