Resources for Citizens

Need a Voice? Bright Futures is offering phone assistance to navigate these resources and assist in any way they can.

Contact Bright Futures staff: 

Liza Cooney: (207) 632-8169

Mary Kelly: 970-729-1578

Learn More About Bright Futures COVID-19 Response and Resources:

Ouray County Library: Currently is closed to the public. Residents who need to apply for federal or state benefits, but who lack home internet access or a computer, may make an appointment at the library. Please call (970) 325-4616. 


Ouray County Newspaper:  Ouray County Plaindealer

Local Radio Stations

Ouray County COVID-19 Information & Updates

Ouray County Public Health Facebook Updates and phone number: 970-626-5484

Ouray County Public Health WEBSITE and phone number:  970-626-5484

Town of Ridgway COVID-19 Information & Updates

City of Ouray COVID-19 Information & Updates

Area Chambers of Commerce and Tourism Offices Updates

Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce

Ouray Tourism Office

State of Colorado COVID-19 Information & Updates

CDC Resources for Homes - full menu link here.

Healthcare access for Undocumented Folks in the Time of COVID19

COVID-19 Health Care Resource Guide for Uninsured Coloradans - English

COVID-19 Health Care Resource Guide for Uninsured Coloradans - Spanish

Tri County Health Network: Enrollent Navigation.  Carol is helping families to enroll in CHP, Medicaid, and Connect for Health. She can also help individuals in seeking financial assistance through the Good Neighbor Fund. Carol: 970-708-7967

Ouray County Department of Social Services:  Family Resources for eligible families and community members.  1.) EBT cards are being mailed from Social Services office in Ridgway rather than

from the state, to reduce the time the clients receive their cards, 2.) Disaster TANF available. 970-626-2299

KJ Wood Distillers:  COVID-19 Info: 303-517-7697  Will make handi sanitizer out of your aloe vera gel or other hand lotions. 

Ridgway State Park:  COVID-19 INFO: Effective March 26, Colorado State Parks remain open, but all playgrounds, picnic areas and campgrounds (including yurts and cabins) are closed effective immediately. This camping closure also includes dispersed camping on SWAs. Restrictions and closures continue to be subject to change.

Bruin Waste Management:  The health of our customers and employees is always our primary focus and during the COVID-19 pandemic we are ensuring the essential operation of Solid Waste Removal. To accomplish this safely we have made the decision to cease recycle sorting operations effective immediately.  More Here.

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