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Colorado’s dial framework standardizes different levels of “openness” at the county level. It is a tool for counties to use to make life during the pandemic more sustainable, allowing us to balance, to the greatest extent possible, controlling the virus with our social and economic needs. 

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CDPHE 2019-2023 Strategic Priorities

Our strategic priorities represent a short- and long- term plan for ensuring the wellbeing of Coloradans. 

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COVID-19 | November 17, 2020

Several counties move to level red on state dial

The public health order updates Level Red to indicate counties where there is a severe risk of COVID-19 spreading rapidly, while allowing some businesses to remain open at very limited capacity. A sixth level, Level Purple: Extreme Risk, will be added to the dial, representing when hospital capacity risks being breached and most businesses and indoor services must be closed. 


COVID-19 | November 19, 2020

State health officials release guide to safer Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout Colorado, it’s important to do everything possible to keep yourself and your loved ones safe while celebrating Thanksgiving.

COVID-19 | November 17, 2020

State provides COVID-19 guidance to Colorado General Assembly

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) today provided guidance to the Colorado General Assembly to convene as safely as possible.

COVID-19 | November 16, 2020

Colorado Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eric France responds to Moderna vaccine announcement

Dr. Eric France, chief medical officer for CDPHE, has offered the following statement concerning the Moderna vaccine announcement.




Advancing health equity

Equity is when everyone, regardless of who they are or where they come from has the opportunity to thrive. This requires eliminating barriers like poverty and repairing injustices in systems such as education, health, criminal justice and transportation.

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Who would you want to speak for you if you were to become seriously ill? Advance care planning allows you to make decisions about future medical care if you are ever unable to talk about your own health care choices. 

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