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Project to enhance safety on Highway 85 nears completion

Project to enhance safety on Highway 85 nears completion

The project, which involves the closure of 12 railroad crossings, aims to reduce congestion, eliminate the risk of vehicle train conflicts and provide more reliable access routes for emergency services.

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New Public Works Director announced

New Public Works Director announced

Commissioners announce Curtis Hall to take over as Director following McDonald's retirement later this year.

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Grant to aid landowners treat noxious weeds

Grant to aid landowners treat noxious weeds

The grant will also help the Weld County Weed Division and several agency partners eradicate or suppress noxious weed growth near the Pawnee National Grassland in northern Weld County.

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WCDPHE launches 2022 Community Health Survey

WCDPHE launches 2022 Community Health Survey

The Health Department is encouraging residents to participate in the 2022 Community Health Survey if they receive a survey invitation in the mail.

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Weld County celebrates Older Americans’ Month in May

Weld County celebrates Older Americans’ Month in May

This year, Weld County and the Weld County Area Agency on Aging are excited to celebrate Older Americans’ Month with partners in the aging community.

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May is Foster Care Month in Weld County

May is Foster Care Month in Weld County

Foster Care Month is a time to share an appreciation for the dedicated individuals that provide foster youth with love, support and resources.

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Sleep: The key to maintaining wellness

Sleep: The key to maintaining wellness

Getting adequate and quality sleep plays a major role in one's productivity, mood, stress response, and overall physical health. WCDPHE is promoting the importance of sleep during the month of May, which is also Better Sleep Month.

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Oil and Gas Department to assist Evans with 1041 process

Oil and Gas Department to assist Evans with 1041 process

The Intergovernmental Agreement signed between Weld County and Evans will allow county staff to assist the city with its permitting process.

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Sign up for CodeRED ahead of all-call in May

Sign up for CodeRED ahead of all-call in May

As is done every year, the Weld County Office of Emergency Management and the Weld County Regional Communications Center are preparing to conduct an all-call on Thursday, May 5, which will send a test alert to everyone registered in the CodeRED system.

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Weld County, El Paso County oppose collective bargaining mandate

Weld County, El Paso County oppose collective bargaining mandate

Weld County and El Paso County join forces in opposition of the collective bargaining mandate being introduced at the Colorado General Assembly.

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

This month and throughout the year, Weld County Government encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Weld County a better place for children and families.

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Consider serving on an advisory board or commission

Consider serving on an advisory board or commission

Make a positive impact on government services by volunteering on a county board or commission.

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CDBG program honors Fair Housing Month in April

CDBG program honors Fair Housing Month in April

To promote fair housing practices, the Weld County Board of Commissioners proclaimed this month Fair Housing Month.

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WCDPHE encourages regular STI testing as cases rise

WCDPHE encourages regular STI testing as cases rise

The number of reported chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in Weld County all increased from 2020 to 2021. The Health Department remains committed to preventing STIs through its full-service STI Clinic, which provides exams, testing, and treatment for all STIs, including HIV.

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First phase of roundabout construction to begin April 4

First phase of roundabout construction to begin April 4

The public is invited to the Weld County Administration Building, located at 1150 O St. in Greeley, on Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. to meet with the contractor IHC Scott and Weld County Public Works to learn more about the project.

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Two skunks test positive for rabies in Weld County

Two skunks test positive for rabies in Weld County

Two skunks found on residential properties in south Greeley on March 11 and March 14 have tested positive for rabies. Not all skunks have rabies, but if a skunk is acting strangely, such as lying on the ground, being out during daylight hours, exhibiting loss of motor skills, or acting aggressively, it may be sick.

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Outdoor Rx: A prescription for active time in naure

Outdoor Rx: A prescription for active time in naure

The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment is promoting an initiative called Outdoor Rx, which is a collaboration with Thriving Weld and other health care providers and behavioral health specialists to send their patients outside for active time in nature.

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Public input needed on county improvements for CDBG Annual Action Plan

Public input needed on county improvements for CDBG Annual Action Plan

Comments made will be considered in finalizing and approving the 2022 Annual Action Plan, which describes how objectives of the Consolidated Plan will be carried out.

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Greater knowledge of weather the goal of upcoming training

Greater knowledge of weather the goal of upcoming training

Residents are encouraged to register for and attend Weld County's free in-person weather spotter training class.

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Simple food swaps can keep meals healthful

Simple food swaps can keep meals healthful

The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) recommends getting creative to keep cooking healthful meals during National Nutrition Month. Simple food swaps make this possible and are an opportunity to put a spin on a traditional family dish.

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