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COVID-19  Information & Updates

On 3/25/2020, Larimer County Public Health Director Tom Gonzales issued a Stay at Home order requiring all individuals in Larimer County to stay at home except for food and essential services to further reduce the spread of illness in our community. The order is effective March 26th at 5PM through April 17th. 

During a stay-at-home order you are able to:

  • Go to the pharmacy to get medication.
  • Get groceries for you and anyone that lives in your home.
  • Have a take-out meal from your favorite local restaurant.
  • Get food or supplies for your pet.
  • Take your dog around the block or go for a hike -- as long as you are keeping your distance from others.
  • Enjoy City and County open spaces
  • Take groceries and supplies to your at-risk parents, grandparents, or neighbors
  • Get margaritas-to-go from your favorite watering hole! (please enjoy responsibly from home)

You can find complete information about the order here

The team at Visit Fort Collins recognizes the concerns associated with COVID-19 and are committed to ensuring both local businesses and incoming visitors have the information they need concerning public health conditions in our community. Below you will find links to helpful national, regional and local resources. 

If you're looking to support local businesses, please bookmark this page and check back often for businesses who are offering curbside service, take out and delivery options. Thank you for supporting local businesses! Be sure to use #FoCoToGo if you post on social media so we can share it far and wide.  

If you're a local business and are looking for resources, we have created this page to direct you to the most up to date information.

Stay informed with reliable, up-to-date information

  • One of the best places to get the most up-to-date "real-time" information on COVID-19 in Colorado is by calling The Colorado Health Emergency Hotline: 1-877-462-2911 or by visiting CDPHE's COVID-19 recommendations page.
  • People who have general questions about coronavirus disease 2019, can call CO HELP at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911, for answers in many languages, or email COHELP@RMPDC.org for answers in English.
  • Individuals who are symptomatic can call CDPHE's general epidemiologist at 303-692-2700 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. seven days a week.
  • If you have upcoming travel plans, visit the CDC's Website for the latest travel information.

Additional Resources and Information:

  • Travelers are encouraged to always exercise healthy travel habits when traveling and to follow guidance issued by official sources of public health information. 
  • For information regarding COVID-19 and the meetings and events industry, visit meetingsmeanbusiness.com/coronavirus-resources
  • Additional talking points for media, social media messaging toolkit and FAQs can be found here.
  • Information specific to COVID-19 and the food service and hospitality industry, including mandatory sick leave rules here.
  • Information specific to COVID-19 and Colorado Travel can be found here.
  • CSU information- https://safety.colostate.edu/coronavirus/
  • Poudre School District COVID-19 Coronavirus Response here.

Take simple disease prevention measures

  • Frequently and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash, or use your inner elbow or sleeve.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home if you are sick, and keep your children home if they are sick. Talk to your employer about working from home if necessary.
  • Clean surfaces in your home, and personal items such as cell phones, using regular household products.

 

Remember, PLEASE rely on the official, trusted sources for information and not secondhand knowledge. or conversation.

Page updated March 25, 2020

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