Mental health is a big topic right now in the midst of the pandemic. But here in Colorado Springs, we’ve had a unique and effective approach to helping people in crisis for years. It’s called the Community Response Team or CRT. It’s the right care, in the right setting at the right time. Find out... Read more
We've made great progress against the spread of COVID, but after the 4th of July, cases of COVID-19 went up – proof that COVID-19 doesn’t take a holiday. We all share the responsibility for protecting the workers we interact with, our loved ones, and higher-risk populations.
More than 80 people from responding agencies throughout the region participated in mass casualty exercise today at the Colorado Springs Airport. Crews extinguished a staged aircraft fire and rescued “passengers” from an aircraft as they tested their communications and procedures for responding to a... Read more
Should we send kids back to school? When will this be over? What can I really do about it? Dr. Leon Kelly from the El Paso County Health Department doesn’t have all the answers, but he has quite a few that will make you think and perhaps realize the power of individual choices in the fight against... Read more
When you MaskUp, you could help keep kids like 11 year old Zander safe and healthy. That's because wearing a cloth face coverings may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others.
Local loans and grants to Colorado Springs and El Paso County businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic supported nearly 8,000 jobs and resulted in $757 million worth of goods and services produced in the local economy.
It's important for all of us to stay focused on remaining vigilant in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. That's why the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County Public Health are asking residents to “#MaskUpCOS" in a new social media campaign.
City employees that are working to keep facilities clean are even more valuable during this pandemic. Meet Aecha Devereaux. She's been working at the Colorado Springs Airport for more than 20 years. She's excited to welcome travelers back to the COS Airport when they’re ready to fly!
This year Bike to Work Day is transforming into a week-long celebration supporting local businesses. Instead of riders grabbing free breakfast at stations along their commute to work, riders are encouraged to support Colorado Springs businesses by bike.
Several Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services facilities and programs that have been closed or suspended due to COVID-19 will return over the next few weeks with public health modifications. The reopening of these facilities and return of programs is aligned with updated public health guidance... Read more
With restaurants now open for limited dine-in services, the City of Colorado Springs is working to help restaurants accommodate more customers while adhering to social distancing requirements. To answer Governor Jared Polis’ call for municipalities to expand outdoor dining, the Colorado Springs... Read more
Mountain Metro is experiencing overcrowding on some buses. In an effort to alleviate the overcrowding and to meet the El Paso County Health Department’s guidance for social distancing, two very low ridership routes will be temporarily suspended and those buses and drivers will be used on the routes... Read more