In an effort to slow the potential spread of COVID-19 in our community, Saguache County government will be closing public access to buildings starting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 12pm. Staff will be providing limited essential services via phone and online avenues. In-person contact for receiving essential services will have limited restrictions during this time. These adjustments to county services and public access will be in place until a further notice.  These precautions will be continually evaluated and may be subject to change. Operation changes include the following Saguache County Government Departments and will be updated as new information related to the COVID-19 situation becomes available.

The follow departments will be closed to the public until further notice:

Saguache County Administration – 719-655-2231

Saguache County Assessor – 719-655-2521

Saguache County Clerk and Recorder – 719-655-2512

Saguache County Housing Authority – 719-655-2804

Saguache County Land Use – 719-655-2321

Saguache County Treasurer – 719-655-2656


The following departments will have limited schedules please see below and call each department for more information

Saguache County Landfill – will be open as regular schedule – 719-221-1956

Saguache County Road & Bridge no public access – road work will continue to be maintained -719-655-2554

Saguache County Public Health will have limited access to the public with the use of telephone, email and fax – 719-655-2533

Saguache County Department of Human Services – DSS – will have limited access to the front door by appointment only – 719-655-2537

Saguache County Sheriff’s Office and Jail, Saguache County Coroner will remain open to the public and run operations as usual – 719-655-2544