City Issues Emergency Declaration for Coronavirus
Published on 16 March 2020
The City of Centennial has issued a local emergency declaration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement and public safety services for the City of Centennial and is leading the emergency response in Arapahoe County in coordination with Tri County Health (TCHD). This emergency declaration authorizes the request of aid and assistance from appropriate agencies and allows the cooperation and coordination with federal, state and county emergency agencies and public health agencies regarding response, recovery and mitigation efforts for the City.
"This declaration provides the City resources to assist Arapahoe County in responding to the community's needs. Information about COVID-19 is constantly evolving and we continue to learn more daily. That being said, the health and well-being of our residents is the City of Centennial's top priority," says Centennial Mayor Stephanie Piko.
The City of Centennial continues to take the appropriate precautions recommended by TCHD and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), the entities coordinating Colorado's response to this rapidly evolving situation. For more information related to COVID-19, visit www.centennialco.gov/coronavirus.