Tuesday, March 17th AM Sit Rep
Teller County Public Health & Environment
Po Box 928 * Divide, CO 80814 * (719) 687-6416 * Fax (719) 687-6501
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF TELLER COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT
Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Time: 9:35AM
Please remember, this is a constantly evolving situation. These recommendations are current as of the time of this communication, but could change throughout the day.
Current Recommendations/Orders: Governor Polis has issued an order closing all dining rooms in restaurants, casinos, and bars throughout Colorado. For the complete order, go here: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/news/state-health-department-issues-public-health-order-closing-colorado-bars-restaurants-gyms
The Teller County Board of Health has issued a Recommendation for Social Distancing. Maintain at least 6 feet between individuals; do not attend gatherings of more than 50 people.
You MUST HAVE a doctor’s order and completed assessment to be tested for COVID-19. CALL your primary care provider BEFORE YOU GO!
Know the Symptoms of COVID-19:
• Shortness of Breath
• Have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Actions for Today:
• Coordinate communications with Joint Information Center partners.
• Continue to communicate latest recommendations, guidance and orders to the general public.
Tip of the Day:
At-risk populations are defined as:
Older than 60 years of age
Those with underlying medical conditions
It is recommended that any event targeting these at-risk be cancelled or postponed until further notice.