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Dear friends, neighbors and colleagues -

Vaccine distribution locally and across the state continues to expand, with all Coloradans 16 years old and up now eligible. Larimer County reports that approximately one-third of county residents have received at least one dose, and one in five are fully vaccinated. This is incredible progress, particularly when we remember where we were this time last year. Still, this pandemic is not over. Our case counts have plateaued and the virus is still circulating. Please continue to follow health and safety guidelines so that we can continue our progress. Thank you for your continued support of our community’s health and resilience.

Darin Atteberry, City Manager

State & County

New COVID-19 Dial 3.0

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has released the COVID-19 Dial 3.0. Larimer County is currently operating in Level Yellow. Updates under the new Dial 3.0 include the following changes:

  • No outdoor state restrictions; this is now under local control.
  • Follow CDC guidelines for personal gatherings.
  • Bars remain closed.
  • Restaurants remain open at 50% capacity or up to 150 people with 6 feet distancing 
  • Gyms, Personal Services remain open at 50% capacity or 50 people 

View the full list of changes for Larimer County residents & businesses. 

Level Up Certified Businesses may currently operate in Level Blue, with greater capacity:

  • Restaurants and Gyms are at 100% capacity with 6 feet distancing between parties 
  • Last Call is 2 a.m. 
  • Retail can operate at 75% capacity 
  • Indoor events can operate at 50% capacity or 500 people 
  • XL indoor events of 28,000 s/f per room = 2,000 capacity 

View List of Level Up Certified Businesses

 

State Mask Order Extended

Last Friday, Governor Polis extended the statewide face mask mandate for another 30 days with some additional flexibility for counties in Level Green. In counties that are not at Level Green, including in Larimer County, masks must continue to be worn in all indoor public spaces where 10 or more people who are unvaccinated are gathering. The updated order extends until May 2, and local jurisdictions are still allowed to implement their own restrictions.

County COVID-19 Information

Business
Free De-escalation Training for Businesses During COVID-19

Looking for resources on de-escalating tense situations in the workplace? Want to provide team members with tools to navigate challenging scenarios around the mask mandate? Would you like to know what other businesses are doing to prevent tense situations from developing? 

Access the training.


NoCo COVID-19 Business Survey

Economic Development Organizations and Chambers of Commerce in Larimer and Weld County are working together to collect information to better serve our business community in our response and recovery efforts as well as to communicate the business needs, challenges and resilience to our elected leaders, funding partners and community partners.

Take the survey.

Community

Impacted by the pandemic? Looking for resources for support? 

United Way's 211 Call Center connects community members impacted by COVID-19 to resources for food, medical, mental health, unemployment, utilities/rent assistance and more.

Dial 211 or 970-407-7066 or 1-866-485-0211 now to connect with resources.

Additionally, the City has created a community resource brochure with additional resources for those impacted by the pandemic. The brochure is also available in Spanish.

View Resource Brochure

County Health

Vaccine distribution is underway in Larimer County, and everyone over the age of 16 is now eligible for a vaccine. We know it will take time for much of our population to receive vaccines, so we need to stay vigilant to Keep NoCo Open and keep our community safe. Find out how you can sign up for a vaccine, and continue to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wear a mask or face covering when outside your home and near others.
  • Stay physically distant when you’re around others (at least 6 feet apart).
  • Wash your hands frequently!
  • Stay home if you’re not feeling well or have been exposed.

Let's continue to work together, take care of each other and Keep NoCo Open!

Vaccine Information

Emergency Preparedness & Security
City Hall West, 300 Laporte Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521