Vaccines for uninsured only
County Public Health can no longer administer federally funded vaccines to fully-insured children after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention implemented changes to its funding of childhood vaccines. Vaccination policy-|
Benzene in Parachute Creek
May 24, 2013 - Williams reports that three consecutive days of testing show no detectable level of benzene in Parachute Creek, while Williams is recovering increasing volumes of hydrocarbon fluids from recovery wells. community resources-|
Whooping cough Thirteen confirmed cases of whooping cough have surfaced in Garfield County, the newest in New Castle and Rifle. Tdap immunizations are free at Garfield County Health Department offices in Glenwood Springs and Rifle for adults and children ages 10 and older until June 1. outbreak updates-|whooping cough-|
Changes to the Unified Land Use Resolution for Garfield County will be considered in the 4th public hearing on the topic May 30 at 9 am. The changes will impact a variety of projects and are to streamline the code.
Property owners who disagree with their 2013 Notices of Valuation have until June 3, 2013 to protest. By law, only arm's length transactions on properties that sold prior to June 30, 2012 qualify as comparable sales.
Students may register for University of Denver Master's of Social Work fall 2013 classes in Garfield County at a decreased tuition rate. Eight stipends are available. CMC is partnering to provide classrooms.
The county has prohibited the sale or use of fireworks in unincorporated Garfield County as of Friday, May 10. The ban will not affect fireworks displays planned by municipalities, or sales and use in towns.
This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres of land, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus, and about 60% of its land is publicly owned. Home to more than 56,000 people, Garfield County boasts incredible outdoor adventures, a premier seasonal climate and has major rail, interstate and air access. Industries include energy development, tourism, ranching and farming. more-|