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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Clinic Canceled

Due to the CDC and FDA putting a "pause" on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the vaccine clinic event has been cancelled. If you registered for this event, you will be contacted when the next dates become available.***

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

County Facilities Reopen to In-Person Services


April 8, 2021

Contact: Jennifer Peterson, Public Information Officer

Phone: 970-325-7320 x134


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ouray County to Re-open Government Facilities

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Ouray County Public Health Order No. 11 - Requiring Masks in Public Indoor Settings

Effective 6:00PM April 7, 2021, masks or face coverings are required in public indoor spaces in Ouray County.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

DRAFT Economic Resiliency Study

"Roughly every ten years, a major economic event affects Ouray County. This document addresses our current pandemic response and provides a roadmap to build resiliency for future shocks to the system" - Commissioner Ben Tisdel

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Poetry Initiative for National Poetry Month 2021

Poetry Initiative for National Poetry Month 2021


Ouray County residents are invited to submit original poetry for an anthology of local literary writing that focuses on what life is like in our mountain region. The writing can be personal, but it...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Little Blue Creek Canyon Road Improvement Project

The Federal Highway Administration and CDOT will begin a 4-mile improvement project on US Highway 50 between mileposts 123 and 127, 30 miles east of Montrose, CO. Single-lane closures, full roadway closures, and significant delays are anticipated.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Backcountry Safety in Ouray County

Ouray County backcountry is vast and beautiful, but it can change in an instant. Be prepared. Recreate responsibly for your safety and the safety of others. Click here for weather, resources, COVID-19 guidelines, and other useful information.

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