Field services and real estate

Last updated June 28, 2021.

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IF THERE IS A CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 AMONG CUSTOMERS OR EMPLOYEES

  • The individual or company must notify and cooperate with their local public health agency on next steps.

  • Local public health agency contacts can be found here.

  • Outbreak guidance for non-healthcare facilities can be found here.

Employees

  • Encourage employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Consider hosting an employee vaccination event through CDPHE’s workplace vaccination program.
    Consider taking the Power the Comeback Business Pledge to promote a COVID-19-safe workplace.

  • Follow all general guidance when working in the field, including in someone’s business or personal home.

  • Meetings, showings, appraisals, consultations, open houses,  etc. can occur in accordance with indoor event requirements.

  • Implement procedures for field-based employees to monitor for symptoms and report to management daily on health status. Refer symptomatic employees to the Colorado COVID Symptom Support tool (Additional Guidance).

  • Maintain 6-foot distancing from other employees and customers.

  • Unvaccinated people are strongly encouraged to wear masks indoors.

  • When possible, post signage or give reminders for employees and customers on good hygiene practices.

  • Inquire whether third-party homes have symptomatic individuals or individuals who have contact with known positive cases and, if they do, cease any in-person interaction and limit any in-home activities to only those which are critical and can be done without risk to the service provider.

  • Maintain a detailed log of customer interactions to enable contact tracing (if ever needed).

  • Prioritize remote work and/or personal protective equipment for people at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

  • Disinfect high-touch surfaces and tools or equipment after each customer visit (Additional Guidance).

  • Provide guidance and encouragement on personal hygiene including frequently washing hands.

To protect customers

  • Provide estimates, invoices, and other documentation electronically (no paper).

  • Seek contactless payment options (whenever possible).

  • Maintain 6-foot distancing.

  • Consider requiring masks for unvaccinated customers.

  • Masks are required for riders age 2 and over on all public transportation, including taxis and ride-shares, regardless of vaccination status.

This guidance is for, but is not limited to:
  • Real estate, including marketing services

  • Lawncare and landscaping

  • House cleaning, including carpet cleaning and window cleaning

  • Electricians and plumbers

  • Handyman services

  • General contractors, tile setters, carpenters, construction

  • Home inspectors

  • Appraisers

  • Land surveyors

  • Architects 

  • Engineers

  • Private investigators

  • Landscape architects

  • Transportation network companies, limo services and call and demand transportation (e.g taxis).