COVID In Colorado: Quarantine Measures In Place In Garfield County After Outbreak At Jail

After a recent COVID-19 outbreak at the Garfield County Jail, the Garfield County Sheriff's Office says it has taken extensive steps in order to limit the spread.

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- We have an update on a COVID outbreak at the Garfield County Jail. Twice this week, all sheriff's office personnel and inmates received rapid tests. Other county office employees who may have been exposed were also tested.

One detention deputy and two more inmates tested positive. Last week, four detention staff members and 17 inmates were positive. Quarantine measures are in place. And vaccinations for inmates will be available starting Friday.