Yesterday, Governor Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, where he announced the re-opening of several community vaccination sites, and provided information about a new at-home testing program provided by the state. In his announcement, Governor Polis said, “I’m proud that Colorado has the sixth-lowest COVID-19 rates in the country, but […]

On August 18th, Governor Polis provided an update on the state’s decision to require vaccines for employees working in its 24/7 facilities and interacting with vulnerable populations. “Colorado currently has the 7th lowest COVID rate, but that doesn’t mean we can let our guard down. We’re still learning about the virus, though we know that […]

On July 8th, 2020, Gov. Jared Polis enacted the Colorado Covid Disaster Recovery Order.  This is a new executive order that maintains various policies from the executive orders now rescinded.

On May 14, 2021, following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, Governor Polis lifted the State mask mandate for fully vaccinated Coloradans. Thus, fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks outdoors or indoors. Unvaccinated people are still encouraged to wear a mask indoors, but it’s not mandated. Although Gov. Polis lifted […]

On Friday, May 14th, Governor Jared Polis shared Colorado’s new mask guidelines, following the most recent announcement from the CDC. “If you have been fully vaccinated, the pandemic is largely over for you, and you can now resume your activities without a mask,” said Governor Jared Polis. “This is the day we have been waiting […]

On Saturday February 6th, the Colorado health department moved Denver to Level Yellow on the COVID-19 dial.  This move allows for increased capacity limits at many local businesses. Gov. Jared Polis and Jill Hunsacker Ryan, director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, announced the changes in a news conference on Friday, February […]

The US Small Business Administration is now hosting virtual events to inform attendees on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and other funding opportunities. To learn more about SBA programming, informational virtual events, and COVID relief opportunities, click here.

The Colorado Secretary of State has reported that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open starting Monday, January 11, 2021 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. Initially, only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans starting Monday, January 11, 2021 and […]

Gov. Polis was joined by Dr. Richard Zane, UCHealth’s CIO and John Santistevan, President & CEO of Salud Family Health Centers and Peter Banko, CEO of Centura Health, to provide an update on Colorado’s goals to vaccinate Coloradans in Phases 1A and 1B. You can learn more about Colorado’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan at  

On December 29th, Gov. Polis signed Executive Order D 2020 293, which authorizes the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to reallocate existing funds from contracts with local Public Health Agencies due to the presence of COVID-19. This Executive Order shall expire thirty (30) days from December 29, 2020, unless extended further by Executive […]

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