The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) today released draft guidance for indoor visitation in residential care facilities. When the final guidance goes into effect, residential care facilities (skilled nursing facilities, assisted living residences, group homes, and intermediate care facilities) that meet the criteria will be able to implement indoor visitation.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) conducted a site inspection at the Citadel Mall testing location, run by Mako Medical, today after El Paso County Public Health alerted the state of possible temperature control inconsistencies of testing samples.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released updated guidance for detecting, reporting, and responding to cases and outbreaks of COVID-19 in schools and child care settings.
The state will begin a project to test wastewater to help track the overall spread of COVID. Research shows that people can shed the virus even before showing symptoms. Monitoring for the virus in wastewater can possibly inform communities whether there will be an outbreak a couple of days to a week in advance.
The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) honored Colorado’s COVID-19 website, covid19.colorado.gov, with a global marketing award naming it among the top government websites over the past two years.
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.