Information on the Outbreak of COVID-19
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), our Local Public Health Agencies (LPHA) and our communities to provide updated information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019).


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Why should you use telehealth? 

If you have COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath), consider a telehealth visit or nurseline advice before seeking in-person care.


 High risk populations 

What older adults and families need to know about COVID-19

Learn how you can protect Colorado's most vulnerable populations at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19, including people over age 60 and those with chronic medical conditions. 

 Stay-at-home order 

What does the Stay-at-Home order mean for you and your business?

The order is intended to minimize contact between people and potentially contaminated surfaces as much as possible to slow the spread of disease, reduce the number of people who become severely ill or die, and protect our health care system.


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Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer (CVM) for Medical and Public Health Professionals.

Your involvement as a volunteer will help ensure that people or animals affected by a disaster will receive the public health and medical care they need. Registration in the on-line database is your first step in meeting this urgent need within Colorado and the nation.


Register to volunteer  



2-1-1 Colorado

2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. No matter where you live in Colorado, you can find information about resources in your local community.

 Call 2-11 or (866) 760-6489     

 Text your ZIP CODE to 898-211



Colorado’s call line for general questions about COVID-19, provides answers in many languages including English, Spanish (Español), Mandarin (普通话) and more. CO-HELP operators cannot recommend whether or where you get tested, provide medical advice or help you with your prescriptions. They cannot provide testing results. They cannot clear you to go to work. If you are seeking help for anything other than general questions, please try telehealth or health care provider.

 Call 303-389-1687 or (877)-462-2911

Looking for information in other languages?

We have fact sheets and public health guidance available for the following languages:




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March 30, 2020
There are two primary routes to testing in Colorado today.
March 30, 2020
The Colorado State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is working with communities across the state to prepare for an expected major increase in the need for intensive care unit (ICU) beds as a result of COVID-19. 
March 28, 2020
DENVER, March 28, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released results from a survey asking Coloradans about their perceptions and attitudes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 45,000 Coloradans completed the survey between March 22 and March 24, 2020.

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