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Posted on: March 26, 2020

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Colorado Releases Updated Public Health Order to Include Other Critical Services

DENVER - Today Gov. Polis and the Department of Public Health and Environment are releasing an updated public health order in accordance with yesterday’s executive order implementing a statewide stay-at-home order.

The public health order was updated to include a number of critical services such as:

  • K-12
    public and private schools for the purpose of providing meals, housing,
    facilitating or providing materials for distance learning, and providing
    other essential services to students.
  • Postsecondary
    institutions including private and public colleges and universities for
    the purpose of facilitating distance learning or performing essential
    functions, provided that Social Distancing Requirements are observed, such
    as security, medical and mental health service, housing, food service, and
    critical research
  • Pastoral
    services for individuals who are in crisis or in-need of end-of-life
  • Houses
    of worship may remain open, but must practice social distancing or use
    electronic platforms
  • Professional
    services, such as legal, title companies, or accounting services, real
    estate appraisals and transactions

All services included in the public health order are subject to social distancing requirements and are still encouraged to implement telework options and staggered schedules when possible. Businesses that have temporarily closed under the order can continue Minimum Basic Operations to protect assets. Read the updated order here.


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