Adams County

Adams County Health Department and Human Services Department Working Together to Prevent Residents From Losing Health Insurance

After more than a three-year pause, the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (HCPF) has resumed the standard eligibility renewal and disenrollment process for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+). The priority for the Adams County Health Department  (ACHD) and Adams County Human Services Department (ACHS) is to keep residents […]

Adams County Partnering with Other Local Governments to Launch Solar Group Buying Program

Solar Switch program aims to help more Adams County residents access the benefits of rooftop solar energy ~ Adams County, the Cities of Northglenn, Thornton, Westminster, Edgewater, Wheat Ridge, and the City and County of Denver, in partnership with nonprofit Solar United Neighbors (SUN), announced today the launch of Solar Switch – a solar group […]

Annual Stars & Stripes Event to Feature Singer Thomas Mac

The annual pre-Independence Day celebration at Riverdale Regional Park is back! Mark your calendars for the third of July celebration. Ward Electric presents a free evening in the park with country singer, Thomas Mac, and a festive display of fireworks.

New Adams County Veterans Service Officer Appointed

Today at public hearing, the Adams County Board of Commissioners appointed Andrew “Drew” Dixon as the new Veterans Service Officer (VSO) for the county. “The Board is pleased to appoint Drew as the new VSO,” says Steve O’Dorisio, Adams County Board Chair. “Drew is a dedicated public servant with a deep understanding of the challenges […]

Mural Art Project to Highlight New Smoke-Free Policy

Stout Street Foundation and Adams County Health Department Partner to Implement Program ~ The Stout Street Foundation (SSF), located in Commerce City, is a 24-month residential recovery program that supports residents experiencing substance use challenges, including nicotine dependence. Effective May 1st, SSF has partnered with Adams County Health Department (ACHD) and residents to adopt an […]

Adams County Fair Announces 2023 Lineup

The Adams County Fair, a summer tradition, will be here before you know it! It’s where families and friends come together for fun, laughter, and fried foods, and this year is no exception! Themed for 2023 as the Adams FAIRmily, you can expect all the nostalgic, feel-good fun of the annual event plus a great concert […]

ACAN Meeting July 5, 2023 Thornton Community Connections Center

Presentation by Mark Jensen~ Pastor Mark Janzen has worked with people with memory loss for over 35 years. Early in his career, because of his deep respect for the elderly, he stumbled upon one of the best ways to interact with people affected by memory loss. He has taken training from the Alzheimer’s Association for […]

Adams County Launches First Health Department

Commemorates Occasion with Grand Opening Ceremony ~ The Adams County Health Department (ACHD) is proud to announce the official launch and grand opening ceremony of the county’s first ever health department. This new department is responsible for promoting and protecting the health of all residents in Adams County through a variety of programs and services, […]

Adams County Commissioners Award More Than $10.4 Million in Open Space Grants

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Adams County Board of Commissioners (BoCC) awarded more than $10 million in open space grants thanks to the voter-approved Open Space Sales Tax. Due to post-pandemic recovery, Adams County awarded every dollar available. Funding for the fall 2022 grant cycle came from revenues from the first half of the 2022 […]

Adams County Health Department Launches First Program Before Jan. 1

New Website Goes Live and Now Available to Residents ~ Dec. 23, 2022 – The Adams County Health Department (ACHD) launched its newly designed website,, which will modernize its online presence and improve communication about critical programs and services provided to Adams County residents.

Adams County Government Buildings Will Go to Five-Day Schedule Jan. 1, 2023

Looks To Add Over 100 Employees And Four Locations For New Health Department ~ As of Jan. 1, 2023, Adams County will be opening county buildings on Mondays and resuming a five-day schedule. The updated 2023 building schedule will continue to provide a regular 40-hour workweek for residents and employees, but by opening county buildings […]

Colorado’s First-Ever Local Government Hispanic Network Chapter Launches

Adams County Hosts Kickoff and First Networking Event ~ Juntos Colorado, the first Local Government Hispanic Network (LGHN) chapter in Colorado, launched and hosted its first networking event on Thursday as the state brings National Hispanic Heritage Month to a close. Adams County Manager Noel Bernal was the keynote speaker and serves as a director […]

Who is DRMAC?? Help needed!

The mission of Denver Regional Mobility & Access Council, (DRMAC) is to ensure people with mobility challenges have access to the community by increasing, enhancing, sharing, and coordinating regional transportation services and resources. DRMAC serves the following Colorado counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, and Jefferson. Getting There Travel Training (GTTT)-DRMAC provides a […]

Aurora Singers Is Auditioning For New Members

OCTOBER 22, 2022 (AURORA, COLORADO): For more than 45 years, and purely for the love of music, the Aurora Singers have been a bedrock of the arts in Arapahoe County with a  mission to bring inspiration and joy through fine choral and musical revue performance to the  Aurora/Denver Metro area and beyond. A first-class example […]

Adams County Takes Art Experiences Outside

Explores Wellness Benefits of Art in the Great Outdoors ~ To support the urgent mental and behavioral health crisis in the community, Adams County has launched two campaigns to bridge the gap between public art, the outdoors, and wellness – while also bringing access to and highlighting the expanding parks, open space, and trail system available […]

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