El Paso County resident tests positive for COVID-19

El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) is reporting that the State Laboratory has confirmed the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in El Paso County. Because the testing was done at the state level, the case is a “presumptive positive” and results will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation.…

El Paso County Public Health, local officials speak on community efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

El Paso County residents heard a clear message today about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Everyone has a role to play to prevent the spread of disease, to promote credible sources of information, and to protect themselves and others. With two presumptive cases of COVID-19 reported in Colorado this afternoon, this information is more important than…

BoCC Meetings Cancelled Thursday, February 27 and Tuesday, March 3

The regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meetings for Thursday, February 27, 2020, and Tuesday, March 3, 2020, have been canceled as several Commissioners will be representing El Paso County at the National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Legislative Conference in Washington. The NACo Legislative Conference brings together more than 2,000 county officials from across…

Open House Meeting for the McLaughlin and Old Meridian Roundabout Project

This week, El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, began exploratory work in support of upcoming construction at the McLaughlin Road, Old Meridian Road and Rolling Thunder Way intersection in the community of Falcon. Construction will begin on or after March 9, 2020. Work will consist of constructing a roundabout and associated approaches, as…

County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Friday, February 7

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Combined Courts will have a two-hour delay on Friday, February 7, 2020, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening includes El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes…

County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Tuesday, February 4

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Combined Courts will open at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening includes El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes…

El Paso County Offices Operating Normal Hours Monday, December 16

All El Paso County Administrative Offices, County Affiliated Agencies and El Paso County Combined Courts will open at their normally scheduled time on Monday, December 16, 2019. This includes all El Paso County administrative elected official offices and affiliated agencies, such as the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, the Small Business Development…

Citizens Urged to Participate in Master Plan Visioning Workshop

As El Paso County continues to develop its County Master Plan, the El Paso County Planning and Development Department is hosting another round of public engagement in the form of a Visioning Workshop tomorrow, Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The meeting will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado…