CO Governor Polis Takes Action in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER – Governor Polis took action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Gov. Polis extended an Executive Order providing relief to public utility customers impacted by COVID-19 and Executive Order temporarily suspending certain statutes and rules to expand healthcare workforces for hospitals and other inpatient treatment facilities due to COVID-19. 

The Governor also extended an Executive Order temporarily suspending certain statutes to maintain eligibility for Coloradans enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Basic Health Plan. 

The Governor extended an Executive Order expediting unemployment insurance claim processing to provide relief to Coloradans affected by COVID-19 and an Executive Order related to learning pods.

Gov. Polis also extended an Executive Order allowing for the operation of alternate care sites in response to COVID-19.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.