Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) City Preparedness Update
The City and County of Denver is working with local, state, and federal partners to provide accurate information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the public. Help us spread facts, not fear.
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“Stay at Home” Denver – March 23, 2020 – A Public Health Order is in effect in Denver. This includes a “stay at home” directive for the entire city that will last from March 24 – April 11. Essential activities needed for health and safety are exempt.
Read the press release, public health order, and frequently asked questions.
COVID-19: When to contact 9-1-1
To learn more about our 9-1-1 Communications and to sign up for emergency information and notifications in Denver, visit www.denvergov.org/911 and our emergency services for people with disabilities page.
You can also read more 9-1-1 guidance from the State of Colorado.
The Department of Public Safety (DOS) unifies all the city agencies tasked with ensuring Denver is the safest and most welcoming city in the nation. Our mission is to deliver a full spectrum of high-quality, public safety services to the individuals who live, work and visit the City and County of Denver.
Under the guidance of our Executive Director who is appointed by the Mayor, DOS provides management, discipline, human resources, administrative support and policy direction for the Police, Fire and Sheriff Departments, the 911 Emergency Communications Center and oversees Youth Programs, Community Corrections, the Gang Reduction Initiative and the Public Safety Cadet Program.
In addition to TDD and TTY services, deaf and hard of hearing residents can now text or email Denver 911 to report emergency and non-emergency situations occurring in Denver and the metro area.
Text Message: (303) 513-6909
For information about TDD / TTY, visit our special needs services page.
Director of Safety
1331 Cherokee Street, Room 302
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: (720) 913-6020
Fax: (720) 913-7028
Denver 311 Help Center Call 3-1-1
Outside Denver Call 720-913-1311
TTY Service: 720-913-8479