Yuma County Economic Development is conducting an online survey of how businesses are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was first released late last week, and approximately 40 businesses filled out the survey in the first few days. Executive Director Phil Riggleman said the survey’s purpose was to
Sterling, Colo – April 16, 2020: It is with heavy hearts that the Northeast Colorado Health Department (NCHD) announces that we have been notified of 3 confirmed deaths, one each in Logan, Morgan and Yuma Counties that are associated with COVID-19 and additional deaths may be attributed to COVID-19 pending
Yuma County Democrats were able to hold their County Assembly last Wednesday, but it did not happen easily. County leaders already were setting up a system where delegates could vote by proxy. Then came word Wednesday morning of Yuma County’s first confirmed COVID-19 case. By that afternoon the Democrats had
Local law enforcement is scaling back some of its “non-essential” services, but otherwise is continuing its duties in maintaining law and order during these COVID-19 days. Yuma Police Chief Jerry Thompson said the Yuma Police Department is encouraging citizens to file reports by telephone when possible in order to minimize
It appears for now that Yuma School District-1’s taxpayer-approved and BEST Grant-supported $32 million renovation/expansion project will proceed as scheduled. The Yuma-1 Board of Education was given a project update during its regular monthly meeting at the district office in beautiful downtown Yuma, Monday night. All five board members were
The Colorado Division of Insurance announced this morning that they have adopted an emergency regulation to allow a COVID-19 Related Special Enrollment Period for enrollment in an individual (or family) health benefit plan. It is a 15 day enrollment period beginning March 20, 2020 and ending April 3, 2020. Coverage
The Yuma County Government announced late Wednesday afternoon that all county facilities would be closed to the public effect Thursday, March 19. Following is the statement: YUMA COUNTY OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 Dateline: WRAY, CO, March, 2020 — The Yuma County Commissioners have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and, at
COVID-19 is here. The first case in all of northeast Colorado was confirmed in a Yuma County resident, announced the Northeast Colorado Health Department, late Wednesday morning. The release from the NCHD stated: “At this time the person is not hospitalized but in appropriate isolation and is recovering at home.