COVID-19 Public Health Orders

Public Health Order 20-38
Limited COVID-19 Restrictions

The 11th amended PHO 20-38 has been amended and extended with the large indoor event requirements remaining intact for Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Jefferson, the city and county of Denver, and the city and county of Broomfield. The order includes limited requirements to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Colorado. It requires face coverings in some settings. The order also includes hospital reporting requirements to provide the state with critical information to assess the statewide capacity to provide necessary medical care and services to Coloradans.

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

Attached is the 8th Amended PHO 20-20.  A summary of the changes is below:

  • Section III.D: New paragraph requiring that nursing homes, assisted living residences, intermediate care facilities, and group homes that have individuals who are eligible for a booster shot complete a COVID-19 booster shot vaccination clinic no later than October 25, 2021, and schedule such clinic no later than October 1, 2021. 

Public Health Order 21-01
Vaccine Access and Data Reporting for COVID-19

Attached is the 3rd Amended PHO 21-01.  A summary of the changes is below:

  • Section I.A:  clarified that vaccine providers must make vaccine registration services accessible for individuals with limited English proficiency as well as individuals with visual impairments

  • Section I.A.4:  clarified that in accordance with EO D 2021 137, vaccine providers must make vaccine available to any individual who meets the age and dose interval requirements for the COVID-19 vaccines approved by the FDA

Public Health Order 21-02
Access to Care

Attached is the 2nd Amended PHO 21-02. The order has been extended through January 31, 2022 with no substantive changes. 

All Public Health Orders and Executive Orders can be found here