A partnership between the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, Garfield County and other local agencies is launching a new online mental health resource that provides useful, vetted information and resources, and connects citizens with local mental health professionals. CredibleMindPRO features support for citizens, first responders and law enforcement through a variety of resources, tools, assessments and evidence-based information.
A Garfield County woman in her eighties has died from complications due to COVID-19. This is the sixth death in the county. “She was receiving care in a hospital outside of the County,” said Yvonne Long Garfield County Public Health Director. “Our condolences and thoughts are with the family. This is a sad reminder of how COVID can impact people, especially those in our more vulnerable populations.”
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