News Flash

Posted on: November 10, 2022

Pitkin County Public Health sheds light on dangers of Rainbow Fentanyl

PITKIN COUNTY, COLO. (Nov. 10, 2022) - With a recent seizure in neighboring Garfield County, Pitkin County Public Health is raising awareness about the dangers of Rainbow Fentanyl. It’s an illegal drug (opioid) that has been colored and flavored,...

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Pitkin County PSA
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Care Sessions from Public Health, Oct. 20 & 24

Pitkin County Public Health invites anyone who lives, works, and plays in Pitkin County to participate in two virtual Care Sessions, Oct. 20 & 24. The first session involves discussion on ways to improve access to care including mental health. The sec...

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Pitkin County PSA
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Pitkin County survey for veterans and veterans' family, caregivers

The Pitkin County Human Services department is conducting a survey to determine how the Pitkin County Veteran Services Officer (VSO) can best meet the needs of veterans living in Pitkin County. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey linked below...

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Pitkin County PSA
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Longtime employee named Interim Community Development Director

On July 2, Pitkin County Assistant Community Development Director Suzanne Wolff was named Interim Community Development Director. Her appointment follows the retirement at the end of June of Cindy Houben, the county’s long-time Community Development Direc...

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Pitkin County PSA
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Public Health holds young pediatric COVID-19 vaccines virtual town hall

Pitkin County Public Health will be hosting a virtual community information town hall event regarding the recent approval of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for the youngest pediatric group, ages 6 months to 4 years. Panelists will include Rahul Shah M.D., pe...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Application period reopens for Community Growth Advisory Committee

The Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has decided to reopen the application for the Community Growth Advisory Committee through Friday, July 8th at 12 PM. This is to allow for additional applicants for the BOCC to consider in order to rou...

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Pitkin County PSA
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Clerk & Recorder temporary lunchtime closure starts July 6

The Pitkin County Clerk & Recorder’s office at 530 E. Main Street, in the Pitkin County Administration Building, will be closed from 12:30 - 1:30 PM, Monday through Friday, July 6 - 18.

The temporary lunchtime closure is due to staffing shortages withi...

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Pitkin County PSA
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Please provide input on the future of recreation in the Maroon Bells Scenic Area

Please join us on Thursday, June 30, from 5-6:30 PM MT for a Maroon Bells Comprehensive Recreation Plan Virtual Public Meeting. The public is invited to participate in a virtual meeting over Zoom to provide input and learn more about the Maroon Bells Comp...

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Pitkin County PSA
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Expect heavy bike traffic on trails during Ride the Rockies

Ride the Rockies will bring about 950 bicyclists to the Roaring Fork Valley on June 13 and 14. Riders will enter Pitkin County on the Rio Grande Trail on June 13 and stop for festivities in Basalt. More than half of the group will continue to Snowmass Vil...

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