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Nov 23, 2020

Denver Adds Fourth COVID-19 Testing Site to Assist in Surge of Demand

Denver’s Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) launched its newest fixed community testing site today at Ruby Hill Park at 1200 W. Florida Ave.

Nov 20, 2020

Denver Moves to Level Red on State’s Revised COVID-19 Dial

Denver is among 20 counties moving to a more restrictive level on the State’s updated COVID-19 dial starting today as a result of a persistent and alarming surge in coronavirus cases. New public health rules take effect at 5 p.m. in Denver. The State will re-evaluate Denver’s metrics and status on the dial by Dec. 18.

Nov 9, 2020

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) Recognizes Racism as a Public Health Crisis, Acts to Improve Pandemic Response

Over the course of the pandemic, the City and County of Denver has witnessed the convergence of two public health crises: COVID-19 and the continuing impacts of institutionalized racism. People of color and immigrant and refugee communities have been and continue to be disproportionately sickened or killed by COVID-19. The vulnerability of these communities is a direct result of inequitable health and economic policies and systems exacerbated by this pandemic.

Nov 6, 2020

City Issues “Home by 10” Public Health Order to Curb Rise in COVID-19 Cases

City officials announced new restrictions today to combat the dramatic increase of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, including an order prohibiting public and private gatherings of any number of people not from the same household between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Nov 3, 2020

City Warns of Consequences for Violating Public Health Orders

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is sounding the alarm over egregious violations of the city’s public health order—and warns offenders of consequences, ranging from citations to business license revocations.


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The City and County of Denver has enacted the "Adoption of Level Red-Severe Risk" Public Health Order. Effective at 5 p.m. Friday, November 20, the State is requiring Denver to adopt greater restrictions pursuant to the amended Colorado Public Health Order

All public and private gatherings of people who are not members of a single household are prohibited except for limited purposes.

Denver’s tougher face-covering mandate, issued on October 16, 2020, is also still in effect until further notice.

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