Most Garfield County facilities closed to the public; county aligned with state public health order
County landfill and airport remain open on a restricted basis
In conjunction with the state of Colorado’s stay at home order, all Garfield County offices and buildings are closed to the public through April 26. Essential county services are still being provided while these facilities are closed. A standing Garfield County Public Health order signed March 20, noted that the county is following with all orders issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and Governor Jared Polis’ office regarding COVID-19 safety measures.
Standing Garfield County Public Health order related to compliance to state orders
March 20, 2020 – This order is intended to address the fast-moving developments and efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to minimize the risk of confusion or contradiction among state, federal and county public health or executive orders. Pursuant to Section 25-1-506 (2)(a)(I), Colorado Revised Statutes, this order is effective immediately within the entirety of Garfield County, including all towns within the county.
Garfield County will follow all public health orders issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and all executive orders issued by the governor of Colorado related to the COVID-19 virus unless otherwise excepted or ordered.