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The original item was published from March 15, 2020 7:29 PM to March 15, 2020 7:31 PM
Today, Saturday, March 15, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis issued a directive to avoid travel to and from Summit, Eagle, Pitkin and Gunnison counties and for people in those communities to avoid face-to-face interactions as much as possible to limit the spread of the potentially deadly virus COVID-19.
Summit County Commissioner Elisabeth Lawrence, Summit County Public Health Director Amy Wineland, Assistant Summit County Manager Sarah Vaine, Summit County Emergency Manager Brian Bovaird, Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons and Chief Judge Mark Thompson of the 5th Judicial District held a press briefing this evening to address the directive and to spell out the impacts and expectations on people in the county.
Here are the highlights:
Summit County Commissioner Elisabeth Lawrence:
Summit County Public Health Director Amy Wineland
Assistant County Manager Sarah Vaine:
Summit County Emergency Manager Brian Bovaird:
Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons:
Chief Justice Mark Thompson of the 5th Judicial District (Lake, Clear Creek, Summit and Eagle counties):
If any of these three criteria apply, please call the Clerk’s Office at (970) 453-2241 to reschedule your court date or request to appear by telephone if you are not represented by
an attorney, or contact your attorney to file a request for a continuance or a telephone appearance.