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Emergency Preparedness and Security

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information#

En Español

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 the novel coronavirus.

City Facilities#

City Facilities

Beginning June 7, 2021, the majority of City buildings that have remained closed to the public will reopen for regular hours of operation.

Face coverings or masks are no longer required for those who have been vaccinated. Those who are not yet fully vaccinated are encouraged to continue to wear face coverings, and masks are still required in some settings, including while using Transfort.

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

Department Information

General Guidelines for Keeping our Community Open and Safe#

General Guidelines for Keeping our Community Open and Safe
  • Wash hands frequently
  • If you feel unwell or have been exposed, stay home
  • If you have not been vaccinated, where a face covering in any public indoor space and maintain 6 feet of distance 
  • Even if vaccinated, where a face covering in required settings

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COVID-19 Vaccine#

COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccination distribution is underway in Larimer County, but we know it will take time for much of our population to receive vaccines. We need to stay vigilant to keep our community safe. Find out when you will be eligible for a vaccine, and continue to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including wearing a face covering, maintaining 6ft distancing and washing your hands.

Vaccine Information

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.

Visit Dashboard

Face Covering Order Ends

The City of Fort Collins has ended the requirement for people to wear face coverings in most enclosed buildings open to the public. While our local order has ended, statewide guidance remains in place. Face coverings and masks are still required in certain settings, and recommended for those who are unvaccinated in all public indoor public spaces where members of different households are present.

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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 to find specific department web pages and contact information.

Reopenings & Regulations

Community Resources

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. Recursos comunitarios durante el COVID-19.

Additional 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

CARES CVRF Funding Impact

In 2020, 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 supported pandemic response and recovery, with more than two thirds of the funding going to small businesses, nonprofits and local community programs. Visit the CARES ACT Dashboard to view a snapshot of the city’s use of funds.

View CARES Impact Report

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).