This information is compiled to aid all of us as we navigate the unfamiliar territory of quarantines and social restrictions.
If you have information or activities you would like to add, or you notice corrections that need made, please email them to [email protected]
Local Businesses Need Your Business
This quarantine is temporary. When we make it through we will want our community to bounce back with strength and vigor. Local businesses are honoring safety protocols and making it possible for you to continue to shop while maintaining social distancing. Please shop local. It’s never been more important to buy a gift certificate from a local retailer or service establishment, order online and pick up some supper from one of our local restaurants, or purchase some of the things you need to work on those spring projects while you are home.
Ehrlich Toyota East and Ehrlich Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram
Ehrlich will provide drop and off and pick up for your vehicle service and your new and used car needs. They will make sure all surfaces are either protected or cleaned prior to your having to come in contact with any surfaces.
Papa Murphy's Pizza
$7 two-topping large pizzas. Some restrictions.
All About U
Give then a call – they will help you shop and maintain social distance!
For those students who don’t have internet, Spectrum is offering free internet. Information here.
It IS possible to shop while maintaining social distancing. You know you want something new and springy! Call (970) 370-2437.
Flowers are the perfect way to brighten someone’s day and the whole project can be done with social distancing.
Miller's Landscaping and Feed
Let them know what you need, they deliver! Don’t forget they have pet food!
Activities for Families
There are so many resources on the internet for academic activities, exploring the world and finding fun and creative things to do. We’ve listed a few – a special thanks to those who have been collecting these and posting them to Facebook, bulletin boards, etc.
We are also including school district student schedules. Please keep us updated on changes.
Local School District Schedules
All Colorado school districts are closed until April 17 by order of the governor. Schools will be communicating with their students and parents through their normal communication channels.
Morgan Community College – closed through March 27 (updates here)
Denver Public Library offers stories for all ages - by phone! Just call the number on their website to hear a great story!
Spectrum has offered free internet to those that without. See info here.
East Morgan County Library in Brush is closed to foot traffic but the wifi is turned on and available in the park.
Where to get help for you and how to help others – sometimes those are the same thing!
Lunch for Kids who are distance learning
Area school districts are offering lunch and breakfast for students in their district. Information has been delivered through normal school channels as well as Facebook and this website. If you would like to access these lunches, contact the school directly.
Can You Sew?
Can you sew? We know about the shortage of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) available to our health care workers and at-risk populations. This project aims to help supply face masks to those that can use them. Find out more here: Community Sewing Project – Mask Shortage
Call the Colorado Crisis Hotline 1-844-493-8255 or text 38255 to talk to a professional
The times we are in are hard. Centennial Mental Health posted some good help.
Worried about your income? Dave Ramsey can help.
Radio – Online – TuneIn on your Phone or Smart Speaker
10 am on 106.3 B106 and www.B106.com you can listen to local pastors’ sermons
11 am on 1010 KSIR AM and www.ksir.com you can listen to local pastors’ sermons
EAT OUT AT HOME!!!
If you have access to Facebook you can take a look at the Dine In At Home Morgan County Facebook group for additional information on places to eat!
Information and Resources
East Morgan County Hospital in Brush has a lot of helpful information on their Facebook page.
911 – If you call 911, please inform the dispatcher if you are sick or have been exposed to COVID-19. Morgan County Sheriff and City Of Fort Morgan Police Department have institued special protocols regarding responses as well as office and jail accessibility. As a general matter, the public will not be allowed physical access.
City of Fort Morgan – Library and Museum, Armory, Senior Center are closed. All Recreation Department programs are currently on hold. Utilities office is closed to the public but you can pay your bill at the drive-through or drop box. Get current updates here.
City of Brush – open limited hours for in person business but regular hours by phone. Recreation department activities are on hold. Find all the relevant information here.
Town of Wiggins – Recreation Department activities are cancelled or postponed. Find information here.