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State health department seeks public input on additional Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors guidance, as well as the next phase — Protect Our Neighbors

DENVER, June 15, 2020:  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is seeking feedback on additional draft guidelines for the Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors public health order. Coloradans can review draft guidelines in the following areas:  Residential Camp Draft Guidance — Submit feedback using this online form.  Indoor Event Draft Guidance — Submit feedback using this online form.  Outdoor Event Draft Guidance— Submit feedback using this online form. The deadline for providing feedback is Wednesday, June 17, at 5 p.m. The draft guidanceRead More


Unified Command Group Member Tests Positive to COVID19

A member of the Colorado Unified Command Group (UCG) working at the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) tested positive for COVID-19. 


State provides COVID-19 modeling data

The state released additional COVID-19 modeling data to the public.


Metro Denver Public Health Departments Rescind Stay at Home Public Health Orders; Adopt State Order

  Statement: Metro Denver Public Health Departments Rescind Stay at Home Public Health Orders; Adopt State Order Boulder County Public Health, Jefferson County Public Health and Tri-County Health Department applaud Gov. Polis and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for issuing a Stay at Home Public Health Order effective Mar. 26 to protect the health and safety of our communities. After much discussion and consideration, our three local health departments have decided to rescind our local level Orders and formally adopt the state’s Order. We believe this actionRead More


State health department begins to distribute resources from Strategic National Stockpile

The Colorado State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) are now shipping supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile across Colorado to help communities respond to COVID-19. 


State health department calls on people, especially those who think they might have the illness, to self-isolate

Close contacts of sick people should self-quarantine   DENVER, March 19, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is urging self-isolation or self-quarantine for Coloradans and visitors to Colorado. Self-isolation applies to people who: • Have a positive COVID-19 test. Have symptoms of COVID-19 (coughing, shortness of breath and/or fever). Are getting ill and think they might have COVID-19. Symptoms, especially early on, may be very mild and feel like a common cold. Symptoms could include a combination of cough, body aches, fatigue, and chest tightness. SomeRead More


State health department pursues strategic approach to testing in face of widespread COVID-19 transmission in Colorado

DENVER, March 18, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is pursuing a strategic approach to testing in the state to steward our state and country’s scarce resources in the face of widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in Colorado. CDPHE is sending testing resources to specific communities that have not yet had testing that will yield vital information about how the disease is spreading. There is unprecedented collaboration between state government, local government, and the private sector to increase testing capacity over the next few weeks. However,Read More


Three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 identified in Colorado today

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) state lab identified three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, based on testing overnight.