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Emergency Preparedness and Security

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information#

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The City of Fort Collins is working closely with federal, state, and local public health officials to closely monitor an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (named COVID-19). 

If you have questions about the Safer at Home Phase outlined below, please do not call the Sheriff's Office, police stations, or 911. Contact Larimer County by phone at 970-498-5500, text at 970-999-1770, or through their online system

City Facilities#

City Facilities

The City has reopened some facilities to the public based on the latest available guidance and regulations from health officials and the State of Colorado. Not all buildings and amenities are open.

If you need to conduct business with the City, please visit fcgov.com/cityservices to find specific department web pages and contact information. 

If you cannot find the contact information you need, please call 970-221-6500 and someone will direct your call. Please Note: This number should be used for City business. Any questions about COVID-19 should be directed to the Larimer County call center at 970-498-5500. 

More Information about Reopenings and Closures

General Guidelines for Safer at Home:#

General Guidelines for Safer at Home:
  • Everyone is should stay home as much as possible, except for necessary activities, jobs, and government functions
  • Face coverings must be worn by employees and customers in a place of business
  • Face coverings should be worn in any public setting and when outdoor areas are busy
  • 6 feet of social distance should be maintained
  • Stick to your household. Not get-togethers with anyone outside of your immediate household
  • Sick people may not go to work and should self isolate for 7 days since symptoms started and at least 72 hours after their fever goes away without fever-reducing medication
  • Avoid travel into or out of the community except for essential activities

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Larimer County COVID-19 Data Dashboard

Updated daily, Larimer County's COVID-19 Data Dashboard summarizes our community's case numbers, case rate, hospitalizations, risk score and more.

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Safer at Home

To successfully prevent another spike in COVID-19 cases, we must use a combination of strategies, including physical distancing, cloth face coverings, and a slow and thoughtful reopening of our community.

More about Safer at Home

City Updates

The City has reopened some facilities to the public and is following a phased approach based on the latest available guidance and regulations from health officials and the State of Colorado.

If you need to conduct business with the City, please visit fcgov.com/cityservices to find specific department web pages and contact information.

Reopenings & Regulations

Community Resources

United Way's 211 Call Center connects community members to COVID-19 resources for food, medical, mental health, unemployment and utilities/rent assistance needs along with support for:

  • Small businesses
  • Families
  • Seniors

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

More Community Resources

Business & Nonprofit Resources

The Economic Health Office is managing resources and support for local businesses, nonprofits and employees including:

  • Loans and grants
  • Financial, insurance and legal considerations
  • Utilities updates

More Business Resources

Larimer County Level Up Program

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

Businesses can apply for the Level Up Certification Process here.

More Information

CARES Dashboard

Earlier this year, the City of Fort Collins received $9 million in funding from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These funds are supporting pandemic response and recovery, with more than two thirds of the funding going to small businesses, nonprofits and local community programs. This Dashboard demonstrates the City of Fort Collins’ use of funds to date.

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Face Covering Order

The City of Fort Collins currently requires people to wear face coverings in most enclosed buildings open to the public. All businesses must post signage in a prominent area informing the public about the policy. These signs are available here.

Signs & FAQs

FAQs

We have collected some frequently-asked-questions below. If you don't see the answer to your question on our website, please call 970-221-6500 and someone will direct your call. Please note: This number should be used for City business. Any questions about COVID-19 should be directed to the Larimer County call center at 970-498-5500.

FAQs

En Español

La Ciudad de Fort Collins trabaja en estrecha colaboración con funcionarios de salud pública locales, estatales y federales para monitorear de cerca un brote de la enfermedad respiratoria provocada por un nuevo coronavirus (llamado COVID-19).

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