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May 26, 2020

Denver’s Emergency Operations Center Assists in Identifying Areas of Greatest Need for $290,000 of Mile High United Way Rapid Response Grants to Denver Food Banks

To help address food insecurity in the wake of COVID-19, Mile High United Way (MHUW) recently provided grants totaling $290,000 to 19 organizations offering food bank/pantry services in Denver.

May 26, 2020

Mayor Hancock Names Albus Brooks and Alan Salazar Chairs of Long Term Recovery Committee

Mayor Michael B. Hancock has named former City Council member Albus Brooks and Chief of Staff Alan Salazar to co-chair the city’s Long Term Recovery Committee (LTRC).

May 21, 2020

Denver Opens Free, Large-Scale COVID-19 Community Testing Site

The City and County of Denver is launching a new, large-scale, drive-up COVID-19 testing site in a parking lot of the Pepsi Center. The site will provide free testing daily for people with symptoms

May 19, 2020

Partnership for a Healthier America Announces Denver as First Deployment City of the COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund

Through PHA’s COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund, Denver families will receive 600,000 servings of fresh fruits and veggies alongside digital tools and resources to drive better long-term health outcomes.

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The city is gradually moving from an emergency response phase into one of relief and recovery. As of Wednesday, May 6, 2020, face coverings are mandatory while inside of or waiting in line to enter any retail or commercial business, or any location or facility offering government of health care services, and waiting for or riding on public transportation.

On May 9, 2020, many businesses will be allowed to re-open with 50% of employees if able to maintain six-foot physical distancing, abide by the face covering order and other guidelines.

Everyone is urged to stay at home unless absolutely necessary. We know this is a big ask of our residents and businesses, but it is a necessary step to ensure the health and safety of our community.

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