COVID-19 Updates & Information

 

The public health and safety of our Arrowhead residents is our number #1 priority and we are working diligently to keep up with this rapidly and ever-changing situation with the County, State and Federal agencies.  Below, as information is provided by each governmental agency we will do our best to get that information posted in a timely manner.

Colorado Division of

Public Health & Environment

Gunnison County

**Gunnison County Health & Human Services

is providing two (2) daily updates

at 11:00AM & 6:00PM

Updates Affecting the immediate

Arrowhead Community:

3/26/2020:  Gunnison County clarifies Public Health Order in wake of neighboring “shelter in place” restrictions:

While Gunnison County appreciates the Governor’s recognition in his Executive Order that stricter local government orders already in place control over the Governor's Executive Order (please read page-3 of the FAQ Stay in Place Order PDF, under "Enforcement")It states the following:  "How does this impact local municipalities that have already taken steps to enact stay at home orders?

  • Any local jurisdiction can put in requirements that are more restrictive and anything that was in place stays in place."

 

After reviewing the Executive Order, Gunnison County concludes that its Third Amended Public Health Order is consistent with, if not stricter than, the Governor’s Executive Order.  Accordingly, under both the terms of Gunnison County’s Order and the Governor’s Executive Order, the Gunnison County Third Amended Public Health Order controls, and will continue to operate under the terms of the County’s Order.  Click here to read Gunnison County's clarification of public orders and "Shelter-In-Place" notice.

To understand what restrictions apply to persons within Gunnison County, please refer to the Third Amended Public Health Order and the information Gunnison County has provided on their website, or please contact the Call Center at (970) 641-7660.​ 

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03/25/2020:  Gov. Polis Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order, Provides Update on Colorado Response to COVID-19

This executive order means Coloradans should not be leaving their homes except for critical activities including: 

  • Obtaining food and other household necessities including medicine

  • Going to and from work if you are a critical employee

  • Seeking medical care

  • Caring for dependents or pets

  • Caring for a vulnerable person in another location

  • Cannabis and liquor stores will remain open 

  • Or participating in outdoor recreation at a legally-mandated safe distance of six feet or more from other parties

Read the full order here. Read the FAQ here. Read the public health order here. Watch the press conference here

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3/21/2020:  Gunnison County on Saturday unveiled a 3rd AMENDED PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER to better clarify the previous order.  Clarifications can be found for persons who traveled away from Gunnison County for 24 hours after March 12, solo practitioners, operators of restaurants and bars, operators of laundromats, massage therapists, tattoo artists, disbursed campers, and more. CLICK HERE to view the Gunnison County Public Health Order

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03/16/2020:  Due to Gunnison County's recent public health order and given the mission critical role of the Arrowhead Firehouse for district residents and visitors safety and welfare, use of the Arrowhead Firehouse is RESTRICTED to mission critical functions until further noticeAll non-essential events (exercise class, pot luck, design review meetings, etc.) are here by canceled until further notice.

Quick Links to COVID 19

County, State & Federal agencies:

Archive - COVID 19 Update: 03-28-2020

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

CDC COVID-19 Web Page

Gunnison County Community Resources:

Special Shopping Hours for At-Risk

  • Safeway will be allowing shopping for the elderly, immuno-compromised, pregnant, and other people with health conditions on Tuesday and Thursday 7:00AM - 9:00AM.

  • Clark’s Market in Crested Butte has a Senior Shopping Hour from 8:00AM - 9:00AM each day for residents 60+ years of age.

 

  • Seniors only shopping hour at City Market Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7:00AM - 8:00AM is available for anyone 60+.

  • Gunnison Country Food Pantry will continue to provide food assistance to those-in-need during the current emergency. Please call (970) 596-6700 and volunteers will help arrange food delivery. For food pickup, please call the Food Pantry directly at (970) 641-4156 as this system is subject to change.

To view a complete listing of available services, CLICK HERE

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