State health department amends Safer-At-Home public health order allowing additional activities under abundant precaution
DENVER, June 2, 2020: In accordance with Governor Jared Polis’ executive order, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) extended the Safer-at-Home public health order until July 1. All individuals currently living within the State of Colorado are encouraged to stay at home or in the vast, great outdoors and avoid unnecessary interactions whenever possible to reduce the spread of disease.
Centennial, Colo. - May 28, 2020 - The State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) received direct staffing support and numerous resources for the state’s response to COVID-19. The State EOC received resources through the Strategic National Stockpile and the FEMA resource ordering system.
Centennial, Colo. - May 27, 2020 - The Unified Command Center (UCC) distributed personal protective equipment (PPE) to local emergency management offices, local public health agencies, election offices and the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) this week. The distribution from the UCC included:
Distribution to Local Emergency Management, Public Health and DOC
38 Counties and the Colorado Department of Corrections
199,120 Surgical Masks
State health department amends Safer-At-Home public health order allowing additional businesses to open under abundant precautions
DENVER, May 27, 2020: In accordance with Governor Jared Polis’ executive order, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) amended two public health orders, extending Safer-at-Home and
DENVER (May 26, 2020): As the state ramps up widespread testing for COVID-19, it has partnered with local partners to provide community testing sites throughout the state. So far, nearly 40 community testing sites have been established.
GLENDALE (May 26, 2020): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released additional modeling results from an expert group of public health scientists today.
Colorado State University to lead COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic health care workers, nursing home residents
FORT COLLINS (May 21, 2020): As part of the state’s plan to expand testing in long-term care facilities, scientists from Colorado State University (CSU) will conduct COVID-19 testing of workers and residents in up to 30 skilled nursing facilities in Colorado. Each facility will receive eight consecutive weeks of testing. The tests will provide an early warning system for public health officials and managers at long-term care facilities. This will help prevent outbreaks, monitor the risk of exposure for residents, and help recovered workers return to work.