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Emergency Preparedness Tips

3 Alerts
July 13, 2016 2:38 PM

Gunnison Basin Wildfire Council Public Service Announcement: Fire Danger in Gunnison County is High

Fire Danger in Gunnison County is High

The warm, dry and windy weather of the past couple weeks has significantly increased the fire danger in Gunnison County. There are currently no fire restrictions in place, however residents and visitors should...

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March 18, 2014 3:06 PM

Safety Tips when Recylcing Batteries

Did you know that a 9 volt battery can start a fire in your home? Click on the link provided for some safety tips when recycling batteries.

December 23, 2013 3:24 PM

Emergency Preparedness Kits

Halloween is near, the fog is rolling in, the chill is starting to bite and there are groans coming from the woods. In addition to your healthy supply of wooden stakes, silver bullets and garlic, it would be wise to put aside a few other items and create...

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Non-Emergency Advisories

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August 8, 2016 3:03 PM

Scientists from the RMBL will be releasing a nontoxic red dye into the East River on 8/9 & 9/10-9/12

NOTICE TO FISHERMEN AND RIVER USERS:

Scientists from the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and Colorado School of Mines will be releasing a nontoxic red dye into the East River on two occasions in August and September...

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July 13, 2016 2:40 PM

Gunnison Basin Wildfire Council Public Service Announcement: Fire Danger in Gunnison County is High

Fire Danger in Gunnison County is High

The warm, dry and windy weather of the past couple weeks has significantly increased the fire danger in Gunnison County. There are currently no fire restrictions in place, however residents and visitors should...

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May 26, 2015 9:18 AM

Dam Safety: Are you prepared for a dam emergency?

If you live in Colorado you are aware of the above average precipitation we have had and the saturated conditions of our ground in much of the state. Rivers are running high as is typical for this time of year, and the added moisture is making flooding...

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Public Health Advisories

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June 29, 2015 2:12 PM

Preventing Mosquito Bites & West Nile Infection

Preventing Mosquito Bites & West Nile Infection

West Nile Virus is transmitted by mosquito bites to humans and can cause anything from mild flu-like illness to serious illness including meningitis or paralysis. Avoiding getting bitten by mosquitoes will...

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February 19, 2015 2:45 PM

Assessing Immunity to Measles - Where and How to Find Out if You Are Immune

Please visit the Gunnison County Public Health webpage for the most update information on how to know if you have Measles immunity, where to find this documentation, or how to be tested for Measles immunity.

Travel Advisories

4 Alerts
November 28, 2016 2:57 PM

Carbon Creek (CR #737) Closure

Carbon Creek (CR #737) will be CLOSED Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the 1.4 mm for a culvert replacement project. Please contact Gunnison County Public Works Department at 641-0044 for more information.

June 2, 2016 7:54 AM

Kebler Pass CLOSURE

Kebler Pass will be CLOSED for the winter season FOR OVER THE TOP TRAVEL effective Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm We will be plowing to the Irwin Forks from Crested Butte through Thanksgiving. Please call 970-641-0044 for more information.

May 26, 2016 12:26 PM

Cottonwood Pass Closure

Cottonwood Pass will be POSTED CLOSED (gates not closed) effective Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm. We WILL NOT be checking, plowing or maintaining this road after this date. Please call 970-641-0044 for further questions.

January 8, 2016

Cottonwood Pass Road - Construction Project

The Federal Highways Administration (FHWA), Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD), in cooperation with Gunnison County and U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Gunnison National Forest, is proposing improvements to Cottonwood Pass Road, also designated as...

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