Adams County was moved to the Severe Risk Red Level by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The new restrictions will go into effect Friday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m., and will remain in effect until Friday, Dec. 18.

Adams County Buildings Closed in December to Combat COVID-19 Cases Across County

Due to the continually high number of COVID-19 cases in Adams County, all county buildings will be closed to the public during the month of December, with the exception of the following offices: Colorado Air and Space Port, Coroner, District Attorney, Human Services, Justice Center and Probation, Riverdale Animal Shelter, and Sheriff, who will continue to provide essential services.

Buildings will close Tuesday, Dec. 1, and remain closed through Monday, Jan. 4. All buildings are scheduled to reopen Tuesday, Jan. 5, with the normal building operating schedule – 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Tuesday – Friday.

“Closing our offices for the month of December will decrease the amount of exposure to both our employees and the public,” said Emma Pinter, Adams County Commissioner and Board Chair. “In support of Governor Polis’ recommendation to reduce workforces to 10%, we are doing everything we can to help keep our community safe and stop the spread of this virus.”

“We want our residents to know that while the buildings are closed to the public, essential services will still be provided to the community,” said Raymond Gonzales, Adams County Manager. “Our staff will continue to work from home and in the building in a limited capacity to provide these services.”

The Human Services Center will remain open for pick-up of EBT cards only. Additional essential services will be available by appointment only.

Residents can drop off tax and utility payments at several drop boxes located throughout the county.

Locations:

  • Aurora Motor Vehicle – 3449 N. Chambers Rd., Aurora
  • Adams County Government Center – 4430 S. Adams County Pkwy., Brighton
  • Commerce City Sheriff’s Substation – 4201 E. 72nd Ave., Commerce City
  • Adams County Human Services Center – 11860 Pecos St., Westminster
  • Westminster Motor Vehicle – 8452 N. Federal Blvd., Westminster
  • Strasburg Sheriff’s Substation – 2550 Strasburg Rd., Strasburg

The health and safety of our residents and employees is the county’s primary concern. Residents and employees are advised to follow the current public health order to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Residents can also Access Adams Online to handle many services from the comfort of their home. To learn more about department-specific operations visit the county’s website.