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COVID-19 Restrictions

  • Hundreds of people traveled to the Colorado state Capitol on Wednesday to weigh in on a bill aiming to protect the state’s unrestricted access to abortion. And some COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted on the Ute Mountain Ute reservation.
  • Colorado Governor Jared Polis says the state is moving to a new, less restrictive phase of the pandemic response because of rapidly dropping case numbers. And the Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District is holding a special board meeting on Tuesday with only one action item on the agenda: to appoint an interim superintendent for the school district.
  • Colorado Governor Jared Polis says the state will be ready to roll out coronavirus vaccine booster shots to thousands of residents as soon as next month; Southwest Health System in Cortez is reestablishing some pandemic safety protocols as it sees an increase in COVID-19 patients this week; Montezuma County Road G was closed due to flooding on Wednesday afternoon about six miles from the Utah state line.
  • Colorado Governor Jared Polis is ending the state of emergency he put in place nearly sixteen months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic.Voluntary…
  • Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed nineteen bills into law this week, including one to help businesses recover from the pandemic.The Ute Mountain Ute Tribal…
  • Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed two bills into law that aim to save lives by tightening gun regulations. Montezuma County will not be adopting any…
  • Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment – the CDPHE – is handing over control of restrictions and policies regarding the COVID-19 pandemic…
  • The Small Business Administration launched an application portal for its $16 billion relief program for shuttered venues yesterday, but technical problems prompted deactivation for repair.
  • Colorado's Department of Public Health and Environment implemented an updated COVID-19 risk dial, called Dial 3.0, that loosens a number of…