Adams County State of Emergency Extended

Due to the continued spread of COVID-19 in Colorado, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) declared a state of emergency for Adams County on Wednesday, March 11.  The order was extended on Wednesday, March 18 (through Wednesday, March 25), and again on Wednesday March 25 (through Sunday, April 19). On Wednesday, May 6, the declaration was extended by County Manager Raymond Gonzales, with the consent of the BOCC. The declaration will be in effect until it is officially concluded or with the consent of the BOCC.

The state of emergency allows the county to adjust policies as necessary to accommodate employees and their family members with flu or coronavirus symptoms and various dependent care situations.

Adjustments to county policies include, but are not limited to:

  • Accommodations for symptomatic employees and/or their family members
  • Accommodations for employees who need dependent care
  • Alternative work schedules
  • Work from home accommodations

Essential employees will continue to work as needed. County leadership will continue to monitor the situation as it unfolds and make adjustments as needed.

For more COVID-19 information and resources, visit

For additional resources visit the Tri-County Health Department website or the Colorado Department of Health website.