Press Release

State health department closes in-person vital record services. Phone and online services still available

People seeking certified copies of birth and death certificates can continue to submit their orders online or over the phone. Those who need to submit a request to correct/amend a birth or death record must submit their request via mail. All certified copies that are requested will be mailed. The public will not be able to pick up records until further notified.

Colorado welcomes home 39 Colorado passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship

DENVER, March 20, 2020: The State of Colorado is welcoming home 39 cruise ship passengers who have been under U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) quarantine since their ship docked in California on March 9. 

As requested by Governor Jared Polis in a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, all passengers returning to Colorado are asymptomatic at the time of travel. If passengers were symptomatic in any way, they remain in federal care and will not be returning to Colorado at this time.