Status of County Services
Adams County Government offices are closed to the public through April 19 as employees work from home. The Human Services Department, Animal Shelter, and Colorado Air and Space Port will still provide essential services. Sheriff, District Attorney, Coroner, and Justice Center will remain open until further notice. Moving forward, more core services will become available once we finalize our modified service delivery approach during this closure.
During this difficult time, here are some community resources to help with needs you may have.
Telephone Town Hall on March 24
On March 24, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties hosted their second joint COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall to give you the latest updates.
A recording of this town hall will be available approximately 24 hours after the event.
Human Services will Continue to Provide Essential Services
While Adams County offices are closed the Human Services Department will continue to provide the following essential services to our residents. We ask for your patience while we continue to process applications as quickly as possible. We have limited staff and do expect some delays.
- Adult Protection Services
- Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)
- Child Support Services
- Children and Family Services
- Colorado Works (TANF)
- Community Support Services
- Foster Care
- Financial Assistance Programs
- Food Assistance Program
- Head Start
- Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) and Medical Assistance
- Veterans Services
- Workforce and Business Center
Other resources from Adams County
- Health Care Resources
- Pet and Animal Resources
- School District and College Updates
- Other County Resources
- Virtual Telephone Town Halls with Tri-County Health Department and Adams, Douglas, and Arapahoe counties
- Tri-County Health Department
- Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Gov. Jared Polis, Coloradans Launch COVID-19 Relief Fund
Wednesday, March 18: Gov. Jared Polis discussed the state’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and launched joint efforts to raise relief funds and volunteer efforts to address this public health crisis. The Governor announced the Help Colorado Now effort where Coloradans can donate or volunteer, as well as the Colorado COVID Relief Fund, which has already raised nearly $3 million to help Coloradans impacted by the coronavirus. Coloradans can donate or sign up to volunteer at HelpColoradoNow.org.
CDPHE recommends that Colorado follow CDC guidance to cancel or postpone in-person events of 50 people or more
Sunday, March 15: To best protect public health, the Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE) is recommending that Coloradans follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance released today. The guidance states that the CDC “recommends that for the next eight weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States.”
Information about the guidance can be found on the CDC website.
Continue to stay up to date by visiting colorado.gov/cdphe/2019-novel-coronavirus.