Current COVID-19 Data and Department Information

Mesa County Criminal Justice Services Department

Updates will be done every two weeks

Latest Revision:   09/23/2022                  Next update:  10/03/22


Residential Community Corrections Covid Facts:

  • Residential intakes continue on a case by case basis and quarantined on arrival as necessary.
  • Summit View/IRT Program Operations and intakes continue.
  • Outpatient Treatment Programs Continue but may be on-line as circumstances change.
  • The State Health Department has been responsive to Department needs and has sent an on site response team for COVID testing in July of 2021, conducted a vaccination clinic in July of 2021 and sent a Mobile Vaccine Bus for 1st, 2nd and Booster COVID and Flu Vaccines in November of 2021. Another Vaccine bus was on site in January of 2022.
  • Only unvaccinated clients are required to quarantine when exposed to COVID. Clients who have been vaccinated are no longer required to quarantine. 




Current Situation since last update

Dayroom Quarantines for  COVID-19 exposures

  Clients that tested    positive for COVID-19 and were placed in isolation


Evans (not in quarantine at this time)






CJSD Community Based Programs and COVID Facts: 

Address: 636 South Avenue, Grand Junction, CO  81502   Phone: (970) 244-3346  Email:

Hours:  Monday through Friday 8 AM to 6:00 PM.  

All programs and services are open and available. In an effort to reduce person to person contact, most business can be conducted by phone or email and it is the preferred method of contact at this time. However clients who do not have access to remote options are welcome to come in person. Please wear a mask when you come in but if you do not have one, one will be provided for you.

The public is welcome to call for explanations, requirements and any questions regarding specific programs.

  • Intakes: Pretrial, Diversion, Deferred Judgement, Useful Public Service (UPS) and Electronic Home Monitoring can be by phone, by email or in person during business hours
  • Drug Testing: Substance testing continues as required
  • Client Meetings with staff: May be done by email, phone or in person during business hours
  • Property Drops Off for Residential Clients: During normal business hours

Ongoing CJSD Safety:  The continued health and safety of our staff, program clients, their families and the public is our highest priority. As a result some of the buildings on the CJSD Campus were remodeled to help increase and maintain on going social distancing.

For specific information regarding please see specific information on the CJSD Pandemic Response Plan on this website.