The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations concerned with world public health. It was established on April 7, 1948, and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States. It is also a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services.
The federal government of the United States is composed of three distinct branches: executive (cabinet, executive departments, and agencies), legislative, and judicial, whose powers are vested by the U.S. Constitution in the Congress, the president, and the federal courts. The website's mission is to create and organize timely, needed government information and services and make them accessible anytime, anywhere, via your channel of choice.
Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States. Every president since John Adams has occupied the White House, and the history of this building extends far beyond the construction of its walls. The Trump Administration will be using the website to communicate official coronavirus information to citizens.
The U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of the Congress while the U.S. Senate is the upper chamber. These are Congressional representatives for Adams County:
- Sen. Michael Bennet is Colorado's senior member in the Senate.
- Sen. Cory Gardner is Colorado's junior member in the Senate.
- Rep. Ken Buck represents Colorado's 4th congressional district in the House of Representatives.
- Rep. Ed Perlmutter represents Colorado's 7th congressional district in the House of Representatives.
- Rep. Jason Crow represents Colorado's 6th congressional district in the House of Representatives.
The United States Census Bureau is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy. The Census Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and its director is appointed by the President of the United States.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is a Cabinet department in the Executive branch of the United States federal government.
The United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the federal government. The primary functions of the Department of Education are to establish policy for, administer, and coordinate most federal assistance to education, collect data on U.S. schools, and to enforce federal educational laws regarding privacy and civil rights. The Department of Education does not establish schools or colleges.
The United States Department of Agriculture, also known as the Agriculture Department, is the federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, rural economic development, and food.
The United States Department of Labor is a cabinet-level department of the federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics.
The Internal Revenue Service is the revenue service of the federal government. The government agency is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, and is under the immediate direction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
The United States Department of State, commonly referred to as the State Department, is a federal executive department responsible for carrying out U.S. foreign policy and international relations. The Bureau of Consular Affairs formulates and implements policy relating to immigration and consular services and ensures responsive and efficient provision of consular services overseas.
Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA): CISA executes the Secretary of Homeland Security’s responsibilities as assigned under the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide strategic guidance, promote a national unity of effort, and coordinate the overall federal effort to ensure the security and resilience of the Nation's critical infrastructure. CISA uses trusted partnerships with both the public and private sectors to deliver infrastructure resilience assistance and guidance to a broad range of partners.
State of Colorado Resources
The Government of Colorado is the structure as established by the Constitution of the State of Colorado. It is composed of three branches: the executive branch headed by the Governor (including principal departments/agencies), the legislative branch consisting of the General Assembly, and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court and lower courts.
Gov. Jared Polis has served as the 43rd governor of Colorado since January 2019. Click here to view press releases on the coronavirus from Gov. Polis. On Wednesday, March 18, Gov. 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.
The Colorado General Assembly is the state legislature of the State of Colorado. It is a bicameral legislature that was created by the 1876 state constitution.
The Colorado Secretary of State is an elected constitutional officer in Colorado's state government. Elected every four years, the secretary of state oversees the registration of Colorado businesses, notaries, charities, trade names and a variety of other factors, manages the state's elections, and administers campaign finance laws. The current secretary is Jena Griswold, who was elected to the office in 2018.
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) works with statewide partners to create a positive business climate that encourages dynamic economic development and sustainable job growth. OEDIT strives to advance the state’s economy through financial and technical assistance in support of local and regional economic development activities throughout Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Human Services connects people with assistance, resources, and support for living independently in the state. Colorado has a state-supervised and county-administered human services system. Under this system, county departments are the main provider of direct services to Colorado’s families, children, and adults.
The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) provides leadership, resources, support, and accountability to the state’s 178 school districts, 1,888 schools, over 53,000 teachers, and over 3,200 administrators to help them build capacity to meet the needs of the state’s approximately 905,000 public school students.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is the principal department of the Colorado state government responsible for local government assistance, property taxation, property assessment appeals, affordable housing, and housing construction regulation.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is the principal department of the Colorado state government responsible for public health and environmental regulation.
Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) serves over 1.5 million people in Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties and offers over 60 programs and services ranging from birth certificates, immunizations, and health care referrals to restaurant inspections and infectious disease investigations, from 11 offices in this 3,000 square mile area. The agency's jurisdiction includes 26 municipalities and three unincorporated counties, 15 school districts with more than 360 public schools, 12 acute care hospitals, 3 federally qualified healthcare centers with multiple facilities, three community mental health service providers, and one Regional Collaborative Care Organization (Colorado Access).