In the late afternoon of Tuesday, September 29, an employee within the Fire Department raised concerns regarding the department’s compliance with the Governor’s executive order on masks as well as CDC guidelines related to COVID-19. The Grand Junction Fire Department will immediately launch an investigation into these concerns to address them as quickly as possible.
The Grand Junction Fire Department recognizes that during the COVID-19 pandemic, appropriate policies and compliance are essential to employees’ health and safety. Since the onset of the pandemic, the City of Grand Junction adhered to CDC guidelines, and worked closely with Mesa County Public Health to develop and adopt policies to keep employees and the public safe.
For more information on this incident contact the Community Outreach Office at (970)549-5858 or by e-mail at GJFirePIO@gjcity.org.