For Coloradans

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COVID-19 is an infectious respiratory disease that can spread easily from person to person. It’s important to protect yourself, your loved ones, and other Coloradans from the virus. The resources on this page are intended to help Coloradans make informed decisions about  COVID-19 prevention.

Learn more about COVID-19   

Read CDPHE’s frequently asked questions about the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency

Protecting others

Improving ventilation

Improving ventilation can help you reduce virus particles in your home and keep COVID-19 from spreading.

Learn more about how to improve ventilation in your home or workplace from CDC..

Those at higher risk

Anyone can have a severe illness, but some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19.

Ways you can keep those who are vulnerable around you safe.


Travel can increase your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19.

Visit CDC’s travel guidance page.

Latest updates

May 16, 2023
STATEWIDE (May 16, 2023) — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is proud to launch  CO-CARES, a new initiative to support health care and public health workers’ pandemic recovery.
May 10, 2023
STATEWIDE (May 10, 2023) — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will update the COVID-19 data dashboard at 4 p.m. today to align with the evolving COVID-19 response and reflect the end of the federal public health emergency.
May 10, 2023
STATEWIDE (May 10, 2023) —  As announced in late January, the federal public health emergency declarations for COVID-19 will end on May 11.