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Photo Essay: Slowing the Spread

Third Street in Rifle is nearly empty Tuesday after the state wide order to shut down dine-in service to all resturants in Colorado.

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Residents and businesses take steps to prevent  further outbreak in western Garfield County after two presumptive positives of the novel coronavirus come back in the county. The new social distancing order has all schools, events and gatherings suspended or canceled throughout the county until further notice.  

A sign greets Brickhouse Italian Restaurant customers explaining the take-out or delivery-only options after the statewide shutdown of dine-in restaurants. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Garfield Re-2 bus driver Cheri Ruark hands out lunches to children at Davidson Park Wednesday in Rifle. The school district has been handing out breakfast and lunches to students during the extended spring break. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)

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WingNutz advertises its pickup window for customers that would like to pickup up to-go orders. All dine-in restaurants are closed in the county except for take-out and delivery. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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