Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has escalated its response to the COVID-19 pandemic to Tier 4 effective immediately. This is a proactive measure to slow the potential spread, impacts, and damage of COVID-19.
According to Montrose County Public Health, at this time there is one confirmed case of COVID-19 in the City of Montrose. The National Guard is in Montrose today collecting COVID-19 (coronavirus) testing data at the Montrose County Event Center. One-hundred county residents were carefully selected for testing based on various risk factors, symptoms, and state requirements for data collection. See MontroseCounty.net/COVID19 for more information.
The following city closures and restrictions will be in place for the public beginning March 24, at 7 a.m., and will extend through the duration of the COVID-19 emergency period:
The City Council is meeting tomorrow to consider providing immediate assistance to Montrose small businesses who have been negatively affected by mandated closures. This meeting will be held virtually and can be accessed at the following link: https://zoom.us/s/634127881. Participants are encouraged to join via video, but a phone option is available as well.
The city is also working with community partners and non-profit groups to help support organizations that serve residents in need.
More information about these efforts is available at CityofMontrose.org/COVID19
The City of Montrose is continuing to closely monitor direction from Montrose County Public Health and state and federal agencies and will follow their guidance for the health and safety of the Montrose community and city staff.
A copy of the city’s emergency disaster declaration can be viewed here.
Important local COVID-19 public information:
For more city news visit CityofMontrose.org.