Local Updates

  1. 2021 News Releases
  2. 2020 News Releases
  3. Official County Actions

News Releases

  • 2021-11-29 News Release reporting 89 new cases of COVID, for a total of 4,563 cases
  • 2021-11-22 News Release reporting 91 new cases of COVID, for a total of 4,474 cases.
  • 2021-11-15 News Release reporting 137 new cases of COVID, for a total of 4,383 cases.
  • 2021-11-08 News Release reporting 149 new cases of COVID, for a total of 4,246 cases.
  • 2021-11-01 News Release reporting 152 new cases of COVID, for a total of 4,097 cases.
  • 2021-10-18 News Release reporting an additional 126 cases of COVID, for a total of  3,945 cases.
  • 2021-10-18 News Release reporting 254 new cases of COVID, for a total of 3,820 reported cases.
  • First Human West Nile Virus Case: The Delta County Department of Health is reporting the first West Nile virus case is a male in his 80’s from the Surface Creek region of the county.
  • 2021-8-9 Air Quality Advisory for Wildfire Smoke; Issued for large portions of Central and Western Colorado Colorado, Issued at 8:00 AM MDT, Monday, August 9th, 2021-Advisory in Effect: 8:00 AM MDT, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 to 9:00 AM MDT, Wednesday, August 11, 2021
  • 2021-8-6 Air Quality Advisory- Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke; Issued for large portions of Central and Western Colorado Colorado, Issued at 8:00 AM MDT, Friday, August 6th, 2021
  • 2021-07-12 Air Quality Advisory- Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke; Issued for large portions of northern and central Colorado, Issued at 7:00 AM MDT, Monday, July 12, 2021
  • 2021-06-24 New Release - reporting that the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has been found in Delta County, which variant is considered the greatest threat against curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the United States.
  • 2021-06-15 Extreme Heat Warning- Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat-related illnesses. 
  • 2021-06-11 Air Quality Advisory- Smoke due to Pack Creek wildfire in Eastern Utah
  • 2021-04-08 News Release - reporting that the mask mandate remains in place.
  • 2021-04-01 News Release - reporting that all Colorado residents 16 years of age and older will be eligible for COVID vaccine beginning April 2.  Mask mandate is still in effect until April 2.
  • 2021-03-24 News Release - reporting Delta County's move in "Green--Protect Our Neighbors" COVID level. The State mask mandate is still in effect.
  • 2021-03-15 News Release - reporting that COVID-19 cases continue to fall with currently only 9 active cases.
  • 2021-02-26 News Release - reporting that Delta County has moved to Blue "Caution" level, advising on current vaccination schedules, and reporting a total number of 2,461.
  • 2021-02-11 News Release - reporting a continued decline in cases and discussing vaccination schedules.
  • 2021-02-04 News Release - reporting a decline in cases and hospitalizations, and reporting a total of 2,363 cases.
  • 2021-01-29 News Release - reporting 2,296 total cases.
  • 2021-01-21 News Release - reporting 2,188 total cases.
  • 2021-01-14 News Release - reporting on status of vaccinations.
  • 2021-01-07 News Release - reporting that mobile COVID testing will start on Fridays and Saturdays.

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