Colorado’s public health order issued for March 26 to April 11, 2020, requires people to stay home except for critical activities including:
- Obtaining food and other household necessities including medicine
- Going to and from work if you are a critical employee
- Seeking medical care
- Caring for dependents or pets
- Caring for a vulnerable person in another location
- Participating in outdoor recreation at a legally-mandated safe distance of six feet or more from others
If you or someone in your home is experiencing a cough, fever or shortness of breath please, stay home and call 970-668-2940 to have food or medications delivered to your doorstep. Contact your healthcare provider with health questions or for an appointment. Many offices offer remote appointment. Call 911 only in the case of a true emergency. C
Thank you for helping us keep our community healthy and safe.
Summit County Resources
- COVID19 Case Summary for Summit County (updated by noon everyday)
- Summit County Emergency Blog - for the most up to date information, Administered by the Summit County Office of Emergency Management.
- Summit County Public Health Order
- Summit County Alert - REGISTER NOW - The Office of Emergency Management uses Summit County Alert (powered by the CodeRED software system) to send emergency notifications by phone, email and text to keep community members informed of events such as evacuation notices, utility outages, water main breaks, wildfires, floods and hazardous materials spills. SC Alert is also used to communicate non-life-safety information, such as planned road closures, school delays/cancellations, community meetings, utility repairs and service interruptions.
State of Colorado Resources
Summit County Symptom Tracker
Have you experienced any symptoms of illness at any point after March 1, 2020? Enter your symptoms in the Summit County Symptom Tracker, which helps the public and our Public Health officials get a more complete picture of the potential spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Does this replace testing? No. It is just another way to get some more data in the face of ongoing limited testing capabilities. Some good news on the testing front- Summit Public Health is now able to do more testing via mobile testing. Read about it here.