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Posted on: March 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Weekly COVID-19 Update for March 12, 2021

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No City of Grand Junction employees tested positive for COVID-19 this week. To reduce the spread of the virus, employees monitor symptoms daily and track symptoms at the beginning of every working shift. The City developed a mask policy that went into effect April 13, 2020 following the Governor’s guidelines, which requires City employees to wear masks personal interactions and while working inside. In-person interactions between staff are limited as staff has options for teleworking and work areas have been improved to promote health and safety.

Starting the week of March 15, indoor Parks & Recreation facilities will reopen. The Senior Center will remain closed for the time being. Full reopening of facilities will unfold over a period of time, allowing for a phased reintroduction of the general public into facilities. 

As a reminder, the following services are available to the community:

  • A COVID-19 vaccination clinic remains open at the Grand Junction Convention Center. This is a partnership between the City and Mesa County.
  • City Hall is now open to the public Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 
  • The Parks & Recreation Administrative Office building is open 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. 
  • Municipal Court has resumed holding regular in-person court sessions on Tuesday and Thursday of each week and Wednesday court sessions on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. 
  • The lobby of the Police Department building is now open to the public.
  • The lobby of the Fire Department Administration building is now open to the public.
  • The Visitor Center will remain closed at this time. 

The City of Grand Junction remains committed to providing services to the community and will continue to modify services as appropriate in response to the pandemic. The City will continue to work with Mesa County Public Health to monitor the situation. The health and safety of the public and staff remains a top priority. As a reminder, residents can find information about the City’s relief and response efforts, the status of City facilities, and a full list of services available virtually or via the telephone on the City’s website

Contact: Greg LeBlanc, Sr. Assistant to the City Manager | 970-244 1557 or

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