While we are all still safer at home, we are also able to practice greater social distancing in our great outdoors than in confined indoor spaces.
Local public health agencies have the ability to contain surges in cases and outbreaks through testing, case investigation, contact tracing, isolation, quarantine, site-specific closures, and the enforcement of public health orders.
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The guidance provides specific steps a school should take in response to cases and outbreaks and outlines when classrooms, cohorts, and schools should close. It is a go-to manual for school leadership experiencing one or more cases of COVID-19.
CDPHE, CDE and the Governor’s Office worked together to develop this guidance for Local Public Health agencies and districts as they develop school plans.
A statewide mandatory mask order is now in effect for Colorado. The mandatory Statewide mask order goes into effect at midnight on July 16, 2020, and is in effect for 30 days.