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Oct 16, 2020

Denver Orders Masks in More Settings, Cuts Gatherings from 10 to 5 People

With Denver’s COVID-19 case numbers rising for three consecutive weeks, Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced new public health measures today that require people to wear face coverings in more settings and reduce the number of people who can gather from 10 to five.

Oct 12, 2020

Mayor, City’s Top Health Expert Warn of Increasing COVID-19 Case Numbers

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Executive Director of the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment Robert McDonald today warned the community of a continued increase in COVID-19 case numbers that put the city in jeopardy of losing hard-earned gains against the virus.

Oct 5, 2020

Halloween in Denver: What You Need to Know

DDPHE offers Halloween guidance in light of pandemic

Sep 29, 2020

Two Days Remain for Public, College Students to Get Free COVID-19 Testing

The City and County of Denver reminds residents and college students studying in Denver to take advantage of free COVID-19 testing at Pepsi Center before the site closes after Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Sep 24, 2020

Denver issues public health order to stop COVID-19 spread at higher-education institutes

Denver officials announced today that a public health order has been issued to stop the recent surge in positive COVID-19 cases at institutes of higher learning.


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