Citing a continued rise in COVID case rates, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is moving Arapahoe County to Level Red – Severe Risk - Safer at Home on the state’s COVID dial dashboard. The CDPHE is moving 14 other counties to Level Red and several other counties to Level Yellow and Orange, and the agency also has changed the color coding on the state dashboard to purple for Stay at Home, which is the most restrictive category. These changes take effect at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20.
Two weeks ago, the County’s incidence rates were as follows:
As of November 17, the County’s incidence rates are as follows:
The Level Red category as defined by this Public Health Order (20-36) adds significant restrictions to numerous activities and businesses. These include:
For a complete description of the new restrictions and dial categories, visit the CDPHE website. View the full text of the Order.