Press Release

CORRECTION: Drive-up Testing Lab Will be Postponed to Tomorrow Due to Weather-Related Safety Concerns. People Who Need COVID-19 Tests Can Obtain Them Through Private Providers.

CORRECTION: Children’s Hospital Colorado does not currently have testing capacity. Children’s Hospital Colorado is providing care for the sickest kids in our region, and currently only testing children who meet specific high-risk criteria for testing and may need to be hospitalized.

CDPHE drive-up lab experiencing high volume. Line will be closed today; those in line already will have priority for tomorrow.

DENVER, March 12, 2020:  Due to an extremely high volume of people seeking COVID-19 tests at the drive-up testing site in Lowry, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is working to establish and communicate a cut-off point for the line.

Three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 identified in Colorado today

DENVER, March 10, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) state lab identified three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, based on testing overnight. To ensure expedience on reporting out presumptive positives, the state will provide overall testing statistics as soon as we are able on the website.