Protect Our Neighbors Week 4
Thanks to the great work of the community, we now are allowed by the State to up our occupancies among businesses to 55%. If we can continue to remain within the State’s metrics for protect our neighbors for another 4 weeks, we can move open another 5%. Congratulations to the community for the continued great work.
Virtual Town Hall
We have decided to skip a week of our Virtual Town Hall meetings. We also will be moving to the 4:00 PM-5:00 PM time slot. We are picking up again on October 22nd.
Sign up ahead of time here.
If there is a topic you would like to see covered, please email ideas to, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update on Positives
Overall, we have seen 263 positive tests so far with 3,248 negative tests.
While larger events are now allowed, there is still a required application process.
Any event that requires a permit or is larger than 25 indoors or 50 outdoors is required to go through an event review. A link to this information can be found here.
The main screening site is located at Gunnison Valley Health on Monday through Friday starting at 9 a.m. Testing requires an appointment ahead of time.
The screening site is located in the large north entrance parking lot and operates out of a shed. We ask that you please contact the Call Center in advance to schedule an appointment at 970-641-7660.
Call Center: 970-641-7660
The Call Center is open from 8 a.m.-12p.m. and 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Here is an infographic of the Call Center call tree.
For those needing assistance outside of those hours, please leave a message. There will also be someone monitoring the email@example.com email.
We can help you arrange deliveries of groceries from City Market’s Pickup program, food bundles from the Gunnison Food Pantry and prescriptions from City Market or Walmart pharmacies. We ask that you only use this service if you are at risk and isolating at home, ill with COVID-19 symptoms or quarantined because of exposure. Deliveries are made by drivers trained to handle your order safely.
To arrange for a delivery, please call Senior Transportation Dispatch at 970-641-7959 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grocery deliveries can be scheduled Monday through Friday.
Prescription deliveries can be called in throughout the week but will only be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays for the Gunnison area and on Tuesdays for the Crested Butte area. Special arrangements may be made in the case of an emergency.
Food Pantry bundles can be requested throughout the week but are only delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays in Gunnison, and on Tuesdays for the Crested Butte area.
Importance of Self-Reporting
One of the best tools to provide early warnings of spread in the community is to self-report as symptomatic. If you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, even if they are mild, please self-report and isolate yourself.