COVID-19 Public Health Orders

Public Health Order 20-38
Limited COVID-19 Restrictions

Attached is the summary of the 6th amended PHO 20-38. A summary of the changes is below:

  • Section I.A.1.d:  Added community corrections programs and facilities to the list of entities that must require masking for unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated individuals.

  • Section I.C:  clarified in accordance with existing law that schools must report cases and outbreaks and comply with local and/or state public health requirements, as applicable, for case investigation and disease mitigation, including isolation and quarantine.

  • Section I.E:  clarified that if hospital capacity reaches 85%, CDPHE will consult with the hospital regarding disease mitigation strategies.

  • Section II.A.6:  including age and vaccination status of patients as elements of hospital data reporting.

  • Section II.B.1:  modified hospital ICU bed reporting requirements to differentiate between adult and pediatric beds.

  • Section III:  added vaccination requirements for state contractors who enter state facilities.

  • Section IV:  added relevant definitions.

Public Health Order 20-20
Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Residence, and Intermediate Care Facilities

Attached is the 7th Amended PHO 20-20.  A summary of the changes is below:

  • Section I.B, I.C, I.D, I.E: removed specific guidance and linked to CDPHE’s Residential Care Facility Comprehensive Mitigation Guidance.

  • Section II - amended and reorganized the paragraphs as follows.

  • A, D and E: removed specific guidance and linked to CDPHE’s Residential Care Facility Comprehensive Mitigation Guidance.

  • Former G moved to C.

  • Section III moved to Section II.D

  • Section IV moved to Section II.E

  • Section V - amended and reorganized the paragraphs as follows:

  • A:  removed specific guidance and required facilities to update isolation plans and produce plans for inspection during on-site visits.

  • B:  added requirement for vaccination plans

  • C:  added reference to applicability of the face covering executive order

  • D:  rescinded

  • Section VI: moved to Section IV, removed the requirement for daily reporting and linked to CDPHE’s Residential Care Facility Comprehensive Mitigation Guidance.

  • Sections VII, VIII, and IX:  moved to Sections V, VII, and VII respectively. 

 
All Public Health Orders and Executive Orders can be found here