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Public safety personnel recognized for heroic efforts

Public safety personnel recognized for heroic efforts

Dispatchers Ashley White, Josh Rysavy and Jennifer Fretwell were recently commended for their effort in responding to emergencies.

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Weld County approves over $2 million in Emergency Rental Assistance

Weld County approves over $2 million in Emergency Rental Assistance

Since the launch of the Weld County ERA program in February, over 1,000 requests for assistance have been processed.

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Planning Commission, other boards accepting applications

Planning Commission, other boards accepting applications

Applications are being accepted through June 23, 2021.

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Commissioners urge state to push back on proposed EPA change

Commissioners urge state to push back on proposed EPA change

A recent proposal by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to move all of Weld County into the ozone nonattainment area has the Board of Weld County Commissioners urging businesses and residents of northern Weld County to contact the state and voice opposition to the change.

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Questions answered about weather alerts

Questions answered about weather alerts

Highlight the ways weather alerts are disbused.

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Five Skunks Positive for Rabies in Weld County

Five Skunks Positive for Rabies in Weld County

In recent months, five skunks have tested positive for rabies. Two werebetween Milliken and Platteville, one east of Platteville and the other two in the Dacono/Frederick/Erie area. In all cases, the skunks acted aggressively, and four of the five cases involved dogs.

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Weld County commits to fight against elder abuse

Weld County commits to fight against elder abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15.

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Human Services recognized by state for outstanding performance

Human Services recognized by state for outstanding performance

The Distinguished Performance Award recognizes counties that are timely, safe and accurate in work and meeting goals.

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Chapter 23 solar regulations approved by board

Chapter 23 solar regulations approved by board

Code changes help clarify designations of solar energy facilities in unincorporated Weld County.

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Public invited to open house of new Coroner’s Office

Public invited to open house of new Coroner’s Office

The open house is Wednesday, June 2 from noon to 5:00 p.m. at the new office, located at 1121 M Street in Greeley.

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Laboratory Provides Water Quality Testing for Residential Well Water

Laboratory Provides Water Quality Testing for Residential Well Water

The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment’s laboratory supports public health by providing water quality testing services for private wells, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and public water systems

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Think FAST During National Stroke Awareness Month

Think FAST During National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, an observance that highlights the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke. The acronym FAST stands for: Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 911.

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Youth Ages 12-15 Now Eligible for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Youth Ages 12-15 Now Eligible for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will now be available to people ages 12-15 in Weld County following an announcement from the FDA that it expanded the vaccine’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to include adolescents.

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May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month

The board proclaimed the month in recognition and appreciation of the growing number of older Americans who make countless contributions to the community.

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Commissioners reaffirm support of Second Amendment Rights

Commissioners reaffirm support of Second Amendment Rights

Commissioners announced their continued support of Second Amendment Rights by reaffirming Weld County’s Second Amendment Sanctuary status, first proclaimed in March 2019.

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Nurses honored during National Nurses Week

Nurses honored during National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week is May 6-12, 2021, and was created in honor of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale.

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May proclaimed Foster Care Month

May proclaimed Foster Care Month

In recognition of our wonderful foster and kinship care families, the board has proclaimed May Foster Care Month.

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Board takes important step for oil and gas industry

Board takes important step for oil and gas industry

A new Memorandum of Understanding between Weld County Government and the COGCC seeks to streamline the permitting process for oil and gas operators.

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Skunk in Platteville Tests Positive for Rabies

Skunk in Platteville Tests Positive for Rabies

A skunk found on a residential property in Platteville on April 28, 2021 has tested positive for rabies. Public health officials are asking that if you or someone you know touched, or handled the skunk, or if any pet had physical contact with the skunk, to contact the Weld County Health Department at (970) 400-2290.

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Notice of Valuation to be mailed first week of May

Notice of Valuation to be mailed first week of May

Weld County residents are encouraged to check their mailboxes for their Notices of Valuation at the beginning of next month.

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