Weld County News

Accepting Applications for the CMG Program

Accepting Applications for the CMG Program

Online applications are now being accepted for the Weld County Colorado Master Gardener (volunteer) spring training program in 2022.

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Shutdown of 3G networks could impact 911 service availability

Shutdown of 3G networks could impact 911 service availability

Next year's elimination of 3G networks could cause some using older or non-4G cellular devices to lose service, including the ability to call or text 911.

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Public work sessions for 2022 budget

Public work sessions for 2022 budget

Work sessions regarding the proposed 2022 budget will be held on 10/19 and 10/20.

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October is Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month

October is Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month

Residents’ Rights Month is an annual event held in October by the National Consumer Voice to honor and focus on awareness of dignity, respect, and the value of long-term care residents.

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COVID-19 Dashboard: Unvaccinated Case Rate 5X Higher than Vaccinated

COVID-19 Dashboard: Unvaccinated Case Rate 5X Higher than Vaccinated

A new “breakthrough case” tab on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard shows a comparison of fully vaccinated versus unvaccinated cases in the ages 12(+) category for Weld County residents. As of September 17, 2021, the rate of unvaccinated people getting COVID-19 in Weld County is nearly five times higher compared to the fully vaccinated population.

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Health Department Lab Offers Free Lead Testing for Well Water

Health Department Lab Offers Free Lead Testing for Well Water

The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment Laboratory is providing Weld County residents whose main source of drinking water is well water the opportunity to have their water tested for lead at no charge. To qualify, the home must have been built prior to 1988 and have either lead pipes, brass fixtures, or lead connectors (solder) in its water system.

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County agencies gather for emergency training

County agencies gather for emergency training

Multiple agencies gather for three day training course followed by emergency exercise.

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Drivers encouraged to slow down in construction zones

Drivers encouraged to slow down in construction zones

As Weld County crews continue maintenance projects on roads and bridges, drivers are reminded to slow down in construction zones

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Project applications being accepted for CDBG program

Project applications being accepted for CDBG program

Application period opens October 1, 2021.

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Full-scale emergency exercise to take place county-wide 9/30/21

Full-scale emergency exercise to take place county-wide 9/30/21

Travelers along Highway 52 west of I-25 as well as those on WCR 41 and WCR 50 ½ near LaSalle may see increased first responder activity as Weld County and multiple municipal, law and fire agencies participate in the county’s bi-annual emergency exercise.

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