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: firstname.lastname@example.org (207) 632-8169
Mary Kelly: email@example.com 970-729-1578
Learn More About Bright Futures COVID-19 Response and Resources: https://www.brightfuturesforchildren.org/covid-ouray
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
Publishes Thursdays, but also updates stories online at www.ouraynews.com
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970-325-4412 (Reduced-price ad rates for local business)
Local Radio Stations
Ouray County Public Health WEBSITE and phone number: 970-626-5484
Area Chambers of Commerce and Tourism Offices Updates
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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