Kelly Weidenbach Named Director of Public Health Transition
Dr. Kelly Weidenbach has been named Director of Public Health Transition. Weidenbach will begin Feb. 28.
“Kelly brings the background and experience we need to this new position,” said Alisha Reis, Interim County Manager. “We’re looking to her expertise to guide us as we transition to a new public health model to better meet the specific needs of our Adams County residents.”
Dr. Weidenbach most recently served as the Director of Planning and Information Management at Tri-County Health Department. Prior to coming to Colorado, she served as the executive director at a local health department in Wyoming, and has extensive experience in both state and local governmental public health agencies in Colorado and Wyoming. Dr. Weidenbach brings extensive knowledge and experience in public health agency operations, public health data and informatics, community-based planning, community engagement, and public health governance. In addition, she served as a board member of the Casper-Natrona County Board of Health in 2013 prior to becoming the executive director of that local health department.
Dr. Weidenbach holds a doctorate in public health, in health policy and management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in addition to her master's degree in public health in epidemiology from Emory University, and two bachelor’s degrees in molecular biology and anthropology from the University of Wyoming.
DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until midnight August 4, 2022, in honor of the passing of U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski from Indiana, as directed by President Biden. Governor Polis fondly remembers his time serving with Rep. Walorski in the United States Congress and expresses personal feelings and condolences to friends, families, and colleagues.
Adams County, in partnership with Westminster Public Schools, is proud to announce Westminster Public Schools has been approved to act as a Local Coordinating Organization (LCO) for Adams County and provide universal pre-K and support in the early childhood development sector. The new Colorado Department of Early Childhood (CDEC) approved the application earlier this week.
Adams County will host approximately 3,000 attendees for the NACo annual conference at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center July 20 – 24.
DENVER — Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset, July 9, 2022 as a mark of respect for the victims of the acts of violence perpetrated on July 4, 2022 by a gunman at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois as proclaimed by President Biden.
The text of the President’s proclamation reads:
Riverdale Animal Shelter, like many shelters in the Denver Metro area, has been taking in a higher number of animals this year. To help more adoptable pets at their shelter find loving homes, adoption fees will be waived for pets six months and older Friday, July 1, and Saturday, July 2.
Prost! Craft Brewing is moving their headquarters to Northglenn. With support from Adams County Commissioners and many community partners, this economic development investment will support the revitalization of the Northglenn Marketplace and will be an exciting place for the community to gather.
Prost will not only provide a local entertainment venue, it will bring more jobs to Northglenn and Adams County.
Celebrated Colorado grower Bob Sakata, 96, died June 7. Bob was a pillar in the community of Brighton and a long time farmer in the area.
Did you capture a great photo in Adams County? It could be featured on an Adams County traffic signal box or in our Adams County publications and website.
This competition is open to all Adams County residents, and photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels. We are looking for beautiful images captured within the county with an emphasis on landscape and urban settings. You can submit as many high-resolution photographs as you would like. Photographs captured at seven megapixels or larger are required.
At a special public hearing on Friday, June 3, the Adams County Board of Commissioners appointed Noel Bernal as County Manager.
Bernal comes from the City of Brownsville, Texas, where he has served as City Manager since 2018. He will start with the county on Monday, Aug. 8.
DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset, July 9, 2022 as a mark of respect for the victims of the acts of violence perpetrated on July 4, 2022 by a gunman at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois as proclaimed by President Biden.
The text of the President’s proclamation reads: