Tuesday, March 17th Mid Day Sit Rep

Teller County Public Health & Environment

Po Box 928 * Divide, CO 80814 * (719) 687-6416 * Fax (719) 687-6501


Date: Monday, March 17, 2020 Time: 12:30PM

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:

• Fever

• Cough

• Shortness of Breath


• Have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Local Agencies Offering Modified Services:

Teller County Clerk & Recorder’s Office

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO! Call 719-689-2951 to determine if you believe your transaction must be done in person. Many services can be completed either over the phone or by email. The Clerk’s office can answer most questions by telephone.

Teller Senior Coalition

Teller Senior Coalition is open, but will be provide services through the telephone and not in person. Continue to transport seniors to doctors’ appointments and other essential trips, but limit rides to only one senior in the car.