Boulder County Updates
(NEW) Masks are required until the end of June. Residents and visitors, over 12 years old, are required to wear a face covering whenever in public in Boulder County, where social distancing of six feet cannot be maintained. This Order is in effect through Tuesday, June 30.
(NEW) COVID-19 testing site available for BoCo. The CDPHE has encouraged anyone with COVID-19 symptoms to get tested. There are currently more than 35 testing sites open to the public in Colorado, and there is a new Boulder County COVID-19 Community Testing Site Map now available.
(NEW) The City of Boulder will be hosting a Virtual Mental Health Chat on Thursday, May 28, at 7:30pm, to discuss mental health and wellness at home for parents and caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The session will be bilingual and community members are able to participate on English or Spanish. The registration link can be found here.
(NEW) Updates to Restaurants and Food Services was provided by CDPHE, as Governor Polis has now allowed for the re-opening of indoor dine-in services. Although they will not be allowed to open at full-capacity, many restaurants will open at 50% of the posted occupancy code (with a maximum of 50 patrons). These guidelines can be found here, or on CDPHE’s official website.
(NEW) Residential overnight camps are prohibited in June; on the other hand, decisions for July and August overnight camps will be made in mid-June. Children’s residential camps that choose to operate as day camps will be working with the Colorado Department of Human Services, and their local public health agency for approval. Guidance for Children’s Day Camps and Youth Sports Camps have been provided by CDPHE.
Residential and commercial evictions are prohibited until May 30, 2020, for Coloradans that have experienced economic hardship due to COVID-19. Executive Order D 2020 051, which authorized the decision, additionally prohibits late fees or penalties from being applied to your rent for nonpayment due to hardships relating to COVID-19. These can be extended by an additional Executive Order. Frequently Asked Questions for Tenants and Landlords has also been provided by the Colorado Division of Housing.
Rent assistance is available for those in need in Boulder County. Residents who are struggling to pay rent can call the Housing Helpline at (303) 441-1206 and leave a detailed message. You can also visit boco.org/COVID-19Housing for info.