Local loans and grants to Colorado Springs and El Paso County businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic supported nearly 8,000 jobs and resulted in $757 million worth of goods and services produced in the local economy.
It's important for all of us to stay focused on remaining vigilant in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. That's shy the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County Public Health are asking residents to “#MaskUpCOS" in a new social media campaign.
City employees that are working to keep facilities clean are even more valuable during this pandemic. Meet Aecha Devereaux. She's been working at the Colorado Springs Airport for more than 20 years. She's excited to welcome travelers back to the COS Airport when they’re ready to fly!
This year Bike to Work Day is transforming into a week-long celebration supporting local businesses. Instead of riders grabbing free breakfast at stations along their commute to work, riders are encouraged to support Colorado Springs businesses by bike.
Several Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services facilities and programs that have been closed or suspended due to COVID-19 will return over the next few weeks with public health modifications. The reopening of these facilities and return of programs is aligned with updated public health guidance... Read more
With restaurants now open for limited dine-in services, the City of Colorado Springs is working to help restaurants accommodate more customers while adhering to social distancing requirements. To answer Governor Jared Polis’ call for municipalities to expand outdoor dining, the Colorado Springs... Read more
Mountain Metro is experiencing overcrowding on some buses. In an effort to alleviate the overcrowding and to meet the El Paso County Health Department’s guidance for social distancing, two very low ridership routes will be temporarily suspended and those buses and drivers will be used on the routes... Read more
It’s hard to find the positive news, but we have some for you! Hear from Dirk Draper with the Chamber & Economic Development Corporation about the current climate, challenges and resources available to local businesses. Find out how the Chamber & EDC is partnering with the city and others... Read more
It is in the best interest of the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County to re-open our economy as soon we are able to do so without compromising our health care system’s ability to respond to the COVID pandemic. We all feel the urgency of returning people to work, and moving our economy... Read more
Colorado Springs Municipal Court is currently closed due to the situation around COVID-19. The anticipated opening date is Monday, June 1, at 8:00 a.m. For more information, visit ColoradoSprings.gov/municipalcourt.
We have officially entered the “Safer at Home” phase in our local response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Why can’t we just open everything up? When will we know if we can move to the next phase? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? These are just a few of the questions Jen and Ted ask Dr. Robin... Read more