Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- May 16: Adams and Arapahoe Counties moved to Level Clear on Sunday, May 16 and will remain at this level for 90 days unless there are more than 2 hospital admissions per 100,000 county residents over a 14-day period. Level Clear includes only restrictions required by the state and any face covering requirements. Read the press release.
- May 15: Watch the Black Health Town Hall video on Facebook Live to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and get answers to your questions.
- May 14: Governor Polis announces new state mask guidelines.
- May 10: FDA authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children ages 12 to 15
Personal Prevention & Protection
Regardless of public health orders, the guidance to protect yourself and your loved ones remains the same. Remember these key best practices:
- Get vaccinated. It’s one of the best ways to protect yourself and help end the pandemic.
- Outdoor gatherings are safer than indoor gatherings.
- Online gatherings are safest, especially for people at high risk of severe illness.
- Keep 6 feet of distance from people who don’t live with you and have not been fully vaccinated.
- Wear a mask over your nose and mouth when in public, especially indoors.
- Wash your hands frequently, or use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
- Avoid large gatherings or crowds, especially indoors, until the risk of COVID-19 transmission is lower. Check the state’s guidance by sector for additional recommendations for events and gatherings.
- Continue to practice #SafeSix
Everyone in Colorado 12 years and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. (Only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for children 12-18.) Due to increased supply, many more vaccine appointments are available at local providers. Check with our Vaccine page to see the many options.
Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals
Guidance to protect yourself and others once you are fully vaccinated -- which is two weeks after your final dose.
- CDC: When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated
- CDC: Choosing Safer Indoor & Outdoor Activities
- CDC: Considerations for Returning to Work
Returning to the Office or Worksite
- Many employees may be returning to the worksite after many months. Be sure to check in with your supervisor to understand what precautions you will be required to take onsite at work, and if there is a requirement for vaccination. If you return to work, continue to protect yourself by practicing everyday preventive actions.
- Keep these items on hand when returning to work: a mask, tissues, and hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, if possible.
Find guidance about promoting vaccination in your workplace, including information about our Vaccine Learning Series English/Spanish webinars. Our regular business webinars are continuing and provide support for business reopening:
- All Businesses Webinar in Spanish, every Tuesday, 4-5 p.m., Join this webinar or watch live on Facebook; No registration required
- All Businesses Webinar in English, every Friday, 10-11 a.m., Register for this webinar
The state is now offering an on-site Workplace Vaccination Program for employers, unions, and trade associations of any size. There is no charge, and the state coordinates staffing, logistics, and vaccine supplies.
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Contact our COVID-19 Call Center
Our call center is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday to answer questions from providers, businesses, and the public. Call 303-220-9200 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colorado Vaccine Call Center
Call 1-877-CO VAX CO (1-877-268-2926) or go to covid19.colorado.gov/vaccine for general COVID-19 vaccine questions.
Colorado Health Emergency Line for the Public (CO HELP)
Call CO HELP at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 for answers in many languages. Email COHELP@RMPDC.org for answers in English.