Drive-up testing for COVID-19 in Grand Lake has been suspended due to an incoming storm expected to bring heavy snowfall and winds as fast as 45 miles per hour. Snowfall is predicted to hit much of the high country, prompting multiple “winter weather warnings” around the state.

Their press release states that the county got a positive COVID-19 test result yesterday. Grand County was not on the list of counties that was released by the state at 4 PM yesterday, though it will likely be added by today’s update, also scheduled for 4 PM.

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The drive-up testing center that was closed is located at Grand Lake Center. The clinic located inside of the clinic remains open. Patients suspecting they may have COVID-19 should call before visiting.

The storm that is about to hit Colorado is likely to cause dangerous driving conditions, impacting much of the high country, but also Front Range cities including Denver, Fort Collins, and parts of Colorado Springs. Residents in northern El Paso County have been told to “prepare for possible blizzard conditions.”

Some parts of the Colorado mountains are expecting up to 20 inches of snow, with Denver predicted to get 3 to 7. Commutes on Thursday and Friday will likely be impacted.

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