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Public Health Update

(May 3, 2021) COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the San Luis Valley. There are currently 103 known active cases of COVID-19 in the San Luis Valley. Rising case numbers have resulted in a rise in hospitalizations.

"Hospital leadership is highly encouraging everyone to get their COVID-19 vaccine, as soon as possible, to help prevent the spread of this highly contagious disease,” said Donna Wehe, SLVH Director of Communications.

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State Extends Mask Order

(May 2, 2021) Governor Jared Polis announced that he amended and extended the statewide mask Executive Order

The indoor mask order remains in effect for all schools statewide and certain other settings. For counties with greater than 35 cases per 100,000 people, the indoor mask order applies to groups of ten or more unvaccinated people indoors and there remains no outdoor mask order. This order is also further amended to allow indoor spaces where more than 10 people are present to go without masks, so long as at least 80% of those individuals are fully vaccinated. 

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Help Wanted-Part Time Maintenance

Experienced individual needed for janitorial services with responsibility for cleaning various county buildings.  Part-time position with variable hours which include evening and/or early morning work times.  Starting pay will be $12.75 per hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, applications are available at the Saguache County Administration office.  Call 719-655-2231 for more information. Saguache County is an EEO employer.  Drug testing and background check are required for final applicants.


2021 Bid Notice

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners are accepting sealed bids for the following County Owned items.  The sealed bid will be accepted by the Commissioners, at their discretion until Monday, June 28, 2021 by 3PM. If you would like to submit a sealed bid offer for any available items, a bid packet and a list of items up for bid is available on the Saguache County website at www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov or you can call the Administration office at 719-655-2231 or by email request to administration@saguachecounty-co.govBids must be submitted on a County bid form and must be in a sealed envelope with the item listed on the outside of the envelope. ONE ITEM PER BID SHEET please. Funds must accompany bids.  NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED.  If bid is not accepted bid and funds will be returned. To view items for bid please contact the Saguache County Road and Bridge office at 719-655-2534. 

Help Wanted: Finance Support Specialist

A Finance Support Specialist will take charge of the financial health of Saguache County company by administering government accounting operations to meet legal requirements, also able to research grants for various county departments, all grant reporting requirements, manage the financial department to assure financial requirements are met.  Starting pay depending on experience will be 50,000/yr. Should be familiar with Government Finance, AR/AP/HR, Grants, audits, invoices and budget preparations, SEFA preparation.  Applications are available at www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov or in the Saguache County Administration Office. Please contact Wendi Maez at 719-655-2231 or email wmaez@saguachecounty-co.gov for more information. Applications close on Friday, May 7, 2021, at 3:00 P. M. Saguache County is an EEO employer. Drug testing, including marijuana, and background check will be required for final applicants.

Saguache County Sales Tax Grant Recipients List Now Available!