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PERA sues Tri-County Health, its departing counties seeking $50 million withdrawal fee

Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association says its members would be negatively impacted if Tri-County is allowed to leave without paying the withdrawal liability

Politics and Government

When will COVID become endemic in Colorado? Soon, the state hopes.

As officials in Denver and other counties allow mask mandates to expire, they are looking to manage the coronavirus as a normal part of life

Coronavirus

Denver, Adams and Arapahoe counties are lifting their mask orders as COVID cases fall

The city’s mask order will expire Thursday, but it will remain in place for schools and child care centers

Coronavirus

Arapahoe County — the last holdout — votes to leave Tri-County Health Department

The county may continue to receive services from the agency

Health

Adams, Arapahoe and Jefferson counties will have indoor mask mandates starting Wednesday

As coronavirus surges, the three suburban counties voted Monday to enact indoor mask mandates.

Coronavirus

Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non-COVID vaccinations

Only 41% of Black children who were 18 months old were up to date on vaccinations in fall of 2020, compared with 57% of all children of that age.

Health

Tri-County Health halts COVID-19 services to Douglas County

State agency to take over pandemic duties in breakaway county

Health

Don’t count Tri-County Health Department out yet, its leaders say

John Douglas, executive director of Tri-County Health Department, says he hopes his agency will continue to live on for at least a few more years

Health

Adams, Arapahoe counties to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department after Douglas County’s exit

Per its legal obligation, Adams County will remain a part of TCHD through December 2022

Health

Douglas County will continue receiving public health services from Tri-County through at least 2022

The county will still have its own board of health in charge of things like local public health orders, but the residents will receive services “as though the county were still a member of TCHD"

Coronavirus

Arapahoe County leaders raise concerns about possible Tri-County exit

Tri-County is the local public health agency that serves Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties. Arapahoe has been a part of the agency since its founding in 1948.

Health

Douglas County’s next step for its new health department is to find a qualified director

Colorado statute lays out clear requirements for the role, including past experience in public health

Health

Colorado parents are trying to get around school mask mandates with dubious doctor’s notes

Pediatricians across the state are being bombarded with requests for doctor’s notes as parents try to get their kids exempt from wearing a mask at school despite few medical-based reasons to do so.

Coronavirus

Douglas County commissioners vote to create their own health department, appointing themselves to the board

Tuesday's move is the latest chapter in a rift between the county and the Tri-County Health Department that has grown steadily wider since the pandemic

Coronavirus

Arapahoe, Adams may leave Tri-County Health Department after Douglas split

Douglas County's intention to leave drove other counties to plan for transition

Health

Douglas County officially votes to form its own public health department

Action follows Tri-County Health Department's move to bar counties from opting out of school mask rules

Health

Tri-County Health mandates masks for people in schools, removes ability of counties to opt out

Health agency invalidates decisions by Douglas, Adams counties to opt out of school masking rules

Education

Tri-County Health Department will “reconsider” its opt-out policy for school mask mandate

Mask order has elicited vocal responses from community members in all three counties in Tri-County jurisdiction

Coronavirus

For the 3rd time this year, Douglas County loses a member of Tri-County Health board

Douglas County no longer has any of the Tri-County board members it had before the COVID-19 pandemic

Health

Douglas County seeks to invalidate Tri-County Health Department’s school mask rules

As of publishing time, it was not known when the county would send its objection to Tri-County  or if the county was considering filing a legal complaint against the agency

Education
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