Larimer County Moves to Level Yellow - Lesser Restrictions Start Tomorrow February 6, 2021

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has released the COVID-19 Dial 2.0. The new dial will consequently move Larimer County from Level Orange to Level Yellow effective Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. 

To view the changes for Larimer County residents & businesses, click here 

The Larimer County Health Department will be working with businesses to work through the new capacity limitations. Please contact the Health Department through one of these options: 

  • Call the Joint Information Center: 970-498-5500 (open Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm) 
  • Text us questions: 970-999-1770  
  • Email us: Submit your general questions and concerns about the COVID-19 Dial 2.0 and reopening guidance here.

Larimer Level Up Update

Larimer County’s “5 Star” certified business variance program, locally known as the Level Up Program has been approved by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office.   

February 5, 2021 Update: With Larimer County’s move to Level Yellow on Saturday, February 6, 2021, the State is now requiring that at least 70% of 70+ Larimer County residents be vaccinated before Level Up certified businesses can move to the next dial level, Level Blue. The County will continue to accept applications for the Level Up Program. Thank you for your patience.   

The application process is long, so the County has provided the components that are required for submission here. All these will need to be submitted, incomplete applications will be returned for completion and not reviewed. 

Questions about this process? Email covidconcerns@co.larimer.co.us or call us at 970-498-5500 (M-F 9-4:30).  

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Things to Know & Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events: 

  • Business Q&A with Larimer’s Health Department - All businesses are invited to join us on Thursday, February 11, 2021, at 2:00 pm via Zoom. To help make this session as informative and helpful as possible, please submit your questions in advance

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