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March 20, 2020 Update (These will be once a day)

Teller County Public Health & Environment

Po Box 928 * Divide, CO 80814 * (719) 687-6416 * Fax (719) 687-6501

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF TELLER COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT


Date: Friday, March 20, 2020 Time: 4:30PM


At this point, Teller County Public Health and Environment has not been notified of any positive cases of COVID-19 in Teller County.


There are no current orders to Shelter-in-Place in Teller County.


For current, reliable information about COVID-19 in Teller County, visit www.co.teller.co.us, https://www.tellercovid.com/, or https://city-woodlandpark.org/


Remember, NEVER open or respond to any email or text request to send money on-line or over the phone.


Social Distancing, Self-Isolation and Self-Quarantine:


Social distancing includes staying at least 6 feet away from other individuals and not attending any gathering of more than 10 people.


Self-isolation is for people who have symptoms of COVID-19 and means staying away from others until 7 days have passed since the symptoms began and until any fever has been gone for 72 hours and all other symptoms are improving.


Self-quarantine is for people who don’t have symptoms but are close contacts of people who have symptoms. It means staying away from others for 14 days to see if one becomes ill. People who become ill with COVID-19 symptoms (even early symptoms) while self-quarantining then start the self-isolation period.


Local Agencies Offering Modified Services:


Teller County Department of Human Services

The safest way to apply for benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic is to apply ON-LINE at Colorado.gov/PEAK. Walk-in applicants will be asked to complete paperwork and given an appointment letter for a phone interview.

Woodland Park Office – 719-686-5518

Cripple Creek Office – 719-689-3584, Ext. 109


Community Partnership Family Resource Center – 719-687-0705

Community Partnership Family Resource Center (CP) remains open Monday-Friday 9-4 to assist Teller County families with emergency support. Please call 719-686-0705 for assistance. Evenings and weekends- please leave a voicemail and someone will return your call within 24 hours. Food boxes are available for pick up or delivery; please call to schedule.


Woodland Park School District

Spring Break is March 23-27; Remote learning will begin on March 31. Administration and teachers are currently preparing.


Will provide ‘grab and go’ meals at no cost beginning Monday, March 30, between 11AM and 2PM for students. Meals will be provided Monday through Friday at three pickup locations:

• Woodland Park – Gateway Elementary School

• Divide – Summit Elementary School

• Florissant – Site TBD


Mueller State Park

Closing Visitors Center to public access.


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