COVID-19 Public Health Orders

Public Health Order 20-38
Limited COVID-19 Restrictions

Attached is the summary of the 9th amended PHO 20-38 extending the existing PHO through October 31, 2021. A summary of the
changes below:

  • Section I.A.1:  included public transit in list of settings requiring masks

  • Section I.E.2:  effective November 19th, added vaccination requirement for public Indoor Events of 500+ people in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Jefferson counties, the city and county of Broomfield and the city and county of Denver; venues may accept a negative COVID-19 test in lieu of vaccination through November 30th; venues may submit a variance request, in a form and format as determined by CDPHE, if they have similarly protective disease prevention measures in place

  • Section I.A.3:   strongly urged all counties and municipalities to implement vaccination requirements private Indoor Events

  • Section I.A.4:  strongly urged all counties and municipalities to implement vaccination requirements for all public indoor events

  • Section I.A.5:  strongly urged all counties and municipalities to implement vaccination requirements for staff in residential settings such as jails and homeless shelters, and to require disclosure of vaccine status and serial testing for unvaccinated employees

  • Section II.A.6:  clarified that reporting of vaccination status includes primary, additional, and booster doses

  • Section III.A.2:  added that creation or use of fraudulent vaccination cards is illegal and subject to criminal sanctions

  • Section IV.C:  added definition of Indoor Event

  • Section IV.D:  added definition of Negative COVID-19 Test

Public Health Order 20-20
Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Residence, and Intermediate Care Facilities

Attached is the 8th Amended PHO 20-20.  A summary of the changes is below:

  • Section III.D: New paragraph requiring that nursing homes, assisted living residences, intermediate care facilities, and group homes that have individuals who are eligible for a booster shot complete a COVID-19 booster shot vaccination clinic no later than October 25, 2021, and schedule such clinic no later than October 1, 2021. 

Public Health Order 21-01
Vaccine Access and Data Reporting for COVID-19

Attached is the 3rd Amended PHO 21-01.  A summary of the changes is below:

  • Section I.A:  clarified that vaccine providers must make vaccine registration services accessible for individuals with limited English proficiency as well as individuals with visual impairments

  • Section I.A.4:  clarified that in accordance with EO D 2021 137, vaccine providers must make vaccine available to any individual who meets the age and dose interval requirements for the COVID-19 vaccines approved by the FDA

Public Health Order 21-02
Access to Care

Attached is the Amended PHO 21-02.  A summary of the changes is below:

  • Section I.A:  added new section requiring providers to do all they can to provide all eligible individuals with monoclonal
    antibody therapies

  • Section I.B:  providers enrolled in CDPHE's monoclonal antibody program must submit weekly reports on their
    administration of these therapies

  • Section I.C:  lists eligibility criteria for individuals for monoclonal antibody therapies

  • Section I.D:  clarified that individuals who meet the eligibility criteria for monoclonal antibody therapies may seek treatment

 
All Public Health Orders and Executive Orders can be found here