Press Release

Some community testing sites closing Friday due to Winter Weather Advisory

Remote, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2020): Multiple state-managed and partnered community testing sites will be closed on Friday, Dec. 11, due to Winter Weather Advisory. 

These sites will be closed: 

  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds (15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Road , Golden, CO 80401) - closed Friday and Saturday.

  • Deckers Community Center (8570 Hwy 67, Sedalia, CO 80135) - closed Friday.

  • University of Northern Colorado (1410 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80631) - closed Friday.

Colorado prepares to distribute first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine to health care facilities throughout state

Remote, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2020): In anticipation of the first shipments of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines in December, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has collaborated closely with local public health agencies across the state to prepare health care facilities to receive the vaccine. These health care facilities will then distribute the vaccine to frontline health care workers. 

CDPHE announces the opening of multiple community testing sites and events across Colorado

Remote, Colo. (Dec. 10, 2020): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is pleased to support additional FREE COVID-19 community testing sites and events across Colorado. CDPHE is working with partners like COVIDCheck Colorado, Curative, and MAKO Medical to increase accessibility to community testing throughout the state.


Testing sites:

 

CDPHE announces a Curative community testing site in Greeley

Testing site open at the Youth Sports Field - 1850 65th Avenue, Greeley, CO

Greeley, Colo. (Dec. 9, 2020): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the City of Greeley are pleased to announce this Curative COVID-19 community testing site in Colorado. Testing is at no cost to patients. This testing site had a soft launch in late November, but is now open to the general public. It will be open daily, 7 days a week, from 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. at Youth Sports Field, 1850 65th Ave.

FREE COVID-19 community testing sites available in Avon, Breckenridge, and Vail

REMOTE, (Dec. 7, 2020): Vail Health, with the help of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), has opened three FREE COVID-19 community testing sites in the cities of Avon, Breckenridge, and Vail. The Breckenridge site, opening on Dec. 14, is a relocation of Vail Health’s Frisco testing site. Testing will take place in Frisco at 110 3rd Ave., Frisco, CO, in the Community Center Building through Dec. 11.

Colorado places its first COVID-19 vaccine order 

REMOTE (Dec. 4, 2020): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) placed the state’s first order yesterday with the CDC for 46,800 doses of the Pfizer vaccine in anticipation of the Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). Regular vaccine allocation from the federal government will be based on the size of Colorado’s total population and the quantity of ready-to-ship doses from the manufacturer. Colorado makes up 1.69% of the U.S. population, so we expect 1.69% of the available vaccine.