Public health orders and executive orders are essential to keeping Coloradans safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because the virus spreads via person to person contact, limiting certain types of public gatherings can help save lives. Colorado’s public health orders set the rules in the COVID-19 dial framework, which helps each county protect its residents from the virus while making sure the state’s economy can stay open.
COVID-19 dial framework
Colorado’s dial framework standardizes different levels of “openness” at the county level. It is a tool for counties to use to make life during the pandemic more sustainable, allowing us to balance, to the greatest extent possible, controlling the virus with our social and economic needs.