Adams County Launches COVID-19 Grant Program

Adams County launched the COVID-19 Grant Program, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), a federal program, to help with response and recovery efforts in the community.

The program is designed to help provide financial support for projects and programs assisting in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts in Adams County. Businesses, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, school districts, and special districts are encouraged to apply.

Board of Commissioners to Withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Adams County Board of Commissioners intends to bring forward a resolution at the Tuesday, Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m., public hearing to provide notice of Adams County’s decision to leave Tri-County Health Department (TCHD).

Per its legal obligation, Adams County will remain a part of TCHD through December 2022. Starting January 2023, Adams County will have its own health department structure in place. There will be no disruption of services to Adams County residents during this transition.

Tri-County Health Department Rescinds Option for Counties to Opt Out of Public Health Orders

Yesterday, Tri-County Health Department’s (TCHD) Board of Health voted to rescind their policy on allowing opt outs to countywide public health orders by Board of Commissioners, specifically regarding the recent mask order for children ages 2-11, and put a universal mask order in place for all schools in Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties regardless of vaccination status. The new order goes into effect on Wednesday, Sept. 1, through Friday, Dec. 31, unless amended, extended, or rescinded.

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Tri-County Health Department Issues Public Health Order to Extend Guidance of the State’s COVID-19 Dial

On April 16, 2021, the COVID-19 Dial issued by Governor Polis and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will expire, and counties across Colorado can issue their own guidance for their citizens. On April 8, 2021, Tri-County Health Department’s Board of Health (BOH) authorized and directed the Executive Director of Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) to issue a Public Health Order for a simplified version of the Dial with the goal to continue to control and/or slow the spread of COVID-19.

Adams County Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program

As part of its COVID-19 emergency response and recovery strategy, Adams County – in partnership with Maiker Housing Partners, Brighton Housing Authority, and Commerce City Housing Authority – has launched the Adams County Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. The Adams County ERA Program may be able to help eligible renters with past due rent, utilities, and future rent payments.

Eligible households must meet the following criteria: