Boulder County Updates Mask Order
Boulder County released its updated mask order today, requiring mask wearing in all indoor public spaces for all individuals 2 years and older regardless of vaccination status- 2021-06_requiring-masks-in-certain-public-indoor-spaces-and-aligning-with-state.pdf (bouldercounty.org)
The amended Boulder County mask order states that to support the safety of all the community members, including children who are not eligible for vaccination, Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) issued Public Health Order 2021-08. The order, approved by Board of Health on Sept. 2, requires mask wearing in all indoor public spaces for all individuals 2 years and older regardless of vaccination status and will go into effect on Friday, Sept. 3 at 5pm.
Please refer to the Boulder County Public Health site for the most recent Q&A and mask order updates - https://www.bouldercounty.org/families/disease/covid-19-information/face-coverings/#individuals-mask.
Masks Required In PK-12 and Childcare Settings
To protect health and support continued in-person learning in PK-12 schools and childcare settings, Boulder County Public Health previously issued Public Health Order 2021-07 requiring facial coverings, and that order is still in effect.
- See full press release at Boulder County Public Health Issues Public Health Order to require facial coverings in schools PK-12 and childcare settings (govdelivery.com)
- View Boulder County's FAQ pagefor clarification - Boulder County COVID-19 School Guidance - Boulder County
MASK SIGNAGE – SIGN REQUIRED AT EVERY BUSINESS
New Regional Mask Signs for Businesses to Use (English and Spanish) – https://bit.ly/BOCOMaskSignage
INDUSTRY SUPPORT SESSION - VACCINATIONS
COVID-19 Cross-Industry Update – Business Vaccination Programs – Thursday, September 9th at 12:30 pm – register at https://bit.ly/BusinessVaccinations_0909
This meeting will focus on business vaccination programs, including incentives, mandates, and more. Regional public health leaders will be joined by business leaders and employer agencies to discuss programs and answer questions.
All previous recordings can be found at Boulder Chamber - YouTube
All previous Spanish recordings can be found at https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLt0Et7VAC9IbWSxrqKJZdrFaOiCJfIN3V
TRACK THE DATA
Here are the data sites that can help you track the data for Boulder County and the region:
- Boulder County COVID-19 Data:https://www.bouldercounty.org/families/disease/covid-19/covid-19-illness-and-recovery/
- Denver Metro COVID-19 Data: Denver Metro COVID-19 Data Summary | Denver Public Health
- State of Colorado COVID-19 Data:https://covid19.colorado.gov/covid-19-data
- CDC COVID Data Tracker:CDC COVID Data Tracker
QUARANTINE, ISOLATION AND OUTBREAK RESOURCES
All individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who have been a close contact of a person with COVID-19 infection, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, and all individuals who are symptomatic with COVID-19 symptoms as defined by CDPHE are required to isolate or quarantine pursuant to Boulder County Public Health’s General Isolation and Quarantine Guidance by Vaccination Status unless otherwise directed by Boulder County Public Health.
Please review the following sites for up-to-date information on outbreaks, isolation and quarantines.
- Workplace Outbreak Guidance:Workplace outbreak guidance | Colorado COVID-19 Updates
- Isolation and Quarantine Guidance: Isolation & Quarantine - Boulder County
The following chart is available in the above link to help navigate isolation and quarantine guidance - https://assets.bouldercounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/isolation-quarantine-chart-english.pdf.
We are here to support the community, both individuals and businesses, as we collectively try to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 delta variant (and other variants), mitigate impacts to our economic vitality, and recover from this pandemic together.