GARFIELD COUNTY, CO. – Confirmed COVID-19 cases among inmates and staff at the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office / Detention Facility have led to the temporary closure of services to the public at our Glenwood Springs location. As of the time of this release, 4 Detentions Staff Members and 17 inmates have tested positive. Those inmates were all housed within the same pod/area in the jail and are now in quarantine; separate from other inmates and staff. Of the current positive inmates, 5 are symptomatic with low grade symptoms and being cared for in-house by Correctional Health Partners. As far as
Garfield County Public Health has opened its COVID-19 vaccination appointment scheduler for the week. *The clinics below will be offering the single dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine for anyone age 18 or older. Register here: Glenwood Springs, Wednesday April 7 – Registration Rifle, Thursday April 8 – Registration Rifle, Friday April 9 – Registration Current information on all vaccinating providers in Garfield County and Public Health clinics will be listed on the Garfield County vaccine website and @Garfieldhealth on Facebook. Moderna/Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) Each week the state allocates providers different amounts of COVID-19 vaccine from either Pfizer, Moderna
All Coloradans 16 and up will be eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine and those 18 and up are eligible for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Visit the Garfield County vaccine page for more details and information.