Gilpin County Historic Courthouse front porch/entrance will be closed May 16 to June 17. Signs will redirect visitors.


Public Health Emergency Preparedness


Our staff is here to serve the public health needs of the community before, during, and after an event. Emergency preparedness involves the resources of public health, emergency response teams, law enforcement, community members, and our dedicated volunteers. 

Flood Emergency Preparedness 

Flood Preparations 

Reentering Your Home After a Flood

Disinfecting a Flooded Well 

Preventing Mold

Food and Water Safety After a Flood 


Wildfire Emergency Preparedness 

Wildfire Safety

Private Well Safety After a Wildfire 

Sheltering in Place 

Disaster Food and Water Safety 


Winter Weather Emergency Preparedness 

Preparing for a Winter Storm 

Winter Safety During and After a Storm 

Preventing Hypothermia and Frostbite 

Disaster Food and Water Safety