COVID-19

Updated:  September 21, 2020  5:00pm

Park County Public Health is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 outbreak and remain in collaboration with local, regional, and state partners. This is a rapidly evolving situation and we are committed to providing reliable and timely information through frequent updates.

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Park County CARES Emergency Grant Assistance

Park County is accepting applications for household and small business/non-profit CARES Act Emergency Grants.  Funds are available to provide relief for economic situations that have been directly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please see the applicable application for eligibility and submittal requirements.

Applicants submitting complete applications and meeting all eligibility criteria will receive grant funding on a first-come, first-served basis while funds remain available.

State-wide Mandatory Mask Order

  • Click HERE for the Governor’s Executive Order D 2020 138 Amending and Extending Executive Orders D 2020 039, D 2020 067, and D 2020 110 Ordering Individuals in Colorado to Wear Non-Medical Face Coverings.  
  • Click HERE (PDF) for a FAQ about the state-wide mandatory mask order for public indoor spaces.
  • Click HERE about how to wear and make a mask.

Safer At Home And In The Vast, Great Outdoors

  • Governor’s Executive Order D 2020 170 amending and extending 2020 091, 2020 123, 2020142 and 2020 144 Safer At Home And In The Vast, Great Outdoors 
  • Click HERE for the Tenth Amended Public Health Order 20-28 Safer At Home And In The Vast, Great Outdoors shall be effective August 21, 2020 and expire 30 days from August 31, 2020 unless extended, rescinded, superseded or amended in writing.
  • Short Term Rentals
    • Click HERE for best practices to operate Short Term Rentals under the new order.  
    • Although the new order allows short term rentals to operate, Park County submitted a variance request with its own requirements to the state.  If the variance request is approved, additional requirements will apply to short term rentals in Park County.
    • Stay informed by checking this website or calling 719-836-4219.
  • Click HERE to get Safer At Home fast facts as well as best practices for all businesses and click HERE for FAQs.
  • Click HERE (PDF) for Safer At Home PHO Guidance
  • Be informed if you are planning a visit to Colorado by clicking HERE.

Rescinding Park County Board of Health Order 20-05, Issuing Park County Board of Health Order 20-06 Incorporating Safer-At-Home Orders 2020-044, 2020-091, 2020-123, 2020-142, 2020-144 and 2020-170 and Tenth Amended Colorado Public Health Order 20-28.  This Order Is In Effect Until October 3, 2020

  • Click HERE (PDF) to read the order.
  • Variance Request and Suppression Plan
    • Click HERE (PDF) to read the Variance Request 
    • Click HERE (PDF) for the Variance Request Decision, which includes additional requirements for Community Centers
  • Information Hotline:  719-836-4219
Updated COVID-19 testing info (1)

Click HERE (PDF) for FAQs about Park County Public Health Testing


County Offices Have Reopened To The Public

The County reopened to the public and resumed normal business hours of Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm with the following requirements:

  • Citizens will continue to use robust on-line services.
  • Citizens will continue to use curbside services.
  • For detailed instructions citizens should refer to individual departments’ web page or call the department directly..
  • Our employees will be protecting themselves and the public by wearing masks/face coverings and ensuring sanitation.
  • Citizens will be Required to have a mask/face covering over the nose and mouth At All Times while in the building
  • Citizens must adhere to social distancing requirements.
  • Restrooms in the building provides hand washing options and hand sanitizer.
  • Citizens will not be allowed to wander the building.  Citizens must leave immediately upon completing their business.

The Board of County Commissioners will continue to conduct work sessions and regular meetings in a virtual platform until further notice.

Information For Park County Businesses

Recreation Information

  • For information about Outdoor Recreation, please click on the links below:

Stay Informed:

  • Click HERE for more information about COVID-19 in Colorado including fact sheets and guidance for families, workplaces and businesses as well as all Executive Orders of the Governor.
  • For general questions, call the CO HELP hotline:  303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 for answers in many languages including English, Spanish (Español), Mandarin (普通话), and more.
  • COVID-19 Relief Resources are available HERE.
  • You can also find more information from the CDC by clicking HERE

Park County COVID-19 Case Summary


Total (New)51(1)
Active*8
Released**42
Deaths1


*Active means cases under investigation, in isolation, or hospitalized.
** Released means cases which have been released from isolation or released from a hospital or other facility.


Please note that a lab confirmed case attributed to Park County in the initial report may end up transferring to a different county if the county of residence is determined to be elsewhere after further investigation of the case.

  • To find out updated information about cases in Colorado, click HERE.

To protect the privacy of those individuals in smaller areas, Park County will not release any identifying information, unless there is a need to do so to protect the health of others, in regards to COVID-19.  The most effective way to prevent COVID-19 is to follow the social distancing orders that have been issued to avoid contact with everyone but your household.

Park County Public Health continues to be ready to respond should more laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 be identified here. Our primary responsibility would be to promptly identify a suspected case and implement measures to prevent any additional spread of illness locally.


Use The myColorado Mobile App To Support The Stay-At-Home Order

  • Click HERE for information about myColorado mobile app to access COVID-19 information, Alerts, myDMV Services, State Jobs Search and more.
  • The myColorado mobile app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
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Park County COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Team     

The Park County COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Team is available 24/7 to assist with local information and resources to help citizens with the challenges of COVID-19.

Contact us at:

  • 719-619-2999
  • Click HERE for the Contact Us Form
Servicios disponibles en Español

Park County COVID-19 Animal Assistance Fund

  • The Intermountain Humane Society in partnership with Park County Sheriff’s Office and Victim Services Program has created the COVID-19 Animal Assistance Fund. Click HERE (PDF) for information.

Continue Taking Preventative Actions

  • Frequently and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash, or use your inner elbow or sleeve.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Stay home and self-isolate if you’re sick, and keep your children home if they are sick.
  • Daily, clean surfaces in your home, and personal items such as cell phones, using regular household products.
  • To protect others, wear a non-medical mask when outside your home and yard.  A face covering is required for indoor public spaces.
  • Practice social and physical distancing
    • Keep 6 feet between yourself and other people (people who don’t live in the same household as you whenever possible. No hugs, no handshakes.)
    • Work from home if you can.
    • Keep children and teens from gathering.
    • Stay home.
    • Avoid group gatherings. The smallest group in the largest space poses the least risk.