Information About COVID-19
The City of Boulder has been working closely with local partners, including the Boulder County Public Health Department and University of Colorado Boulder to protect the health and safety of our community. Learn more about the latest response.
City Buildings & Services
Status: Phase 2 Reopening
COVID-19 Testing Sites
Status: Permitted, Continue practicing social distancing
Public Health Measures
Status: Open with restrictions
Status: See State Guidance
Boulder County COVID-19 Data
In partnership with Boulder County Public Health, the city continues to monitor local and regional COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations.
View the Boulder County COVID-19 summary dashboard for additional data.
The following is a high-level summary of key actions the City of Boulder is taking to address the coronavirus public health crisis. We are working with Boulder County, Boulder County Public Health and other partner organizations to coordinate our operations:
- We continued to focus of racial equity by working to eliminate racial stigma related to COVID-19 and by keeping racial equity central to our response and recovery efforts
- We issued an order requiring face coverings for all individuals in critical businesses.
- We issued a stay at home order, but later rescinded it, when the State of Colorado Stay at Home Order went into effect.
- We declared a local disaster emergency and have issued a variety of emergency orders to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.
- In partnership with Boulder County and the City of Longmont, we opened a COVID-19 Recovery Center for unhoused individuals.
- We have increased the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing of common areas and public areas to help prevent the spread of all germs.
- We have moved our City Council meetings online and given boards and commissions the option to do the same.
- We have actively shared up-to-date information and news with the public, in both English and Spanish, about the evolving public health crisis.
- We have developed resources and information to help individuals, families, employees and businesses through these challenging times.
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. We urge all Boulder residents to follow CDC Prevention Guidelines for protecting themselves and others, including:
- Wear a face covering
- Clean your hands often.
- Put 6 ft. of distance between yourself and others, avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
- Cover coughs and sneezes.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.
Protests are a cornerstone of American democracy. If you plan to protest during the pandemic please take all of the precautions above and also:
Learn more about COVID-19 at:
- Boulder Office of Emergency Management
- Boulder County Public Health
- Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
- State of Colorado COVID-19 Website
- Boulder Community Hospital
- Centers for Disease Control
- World Health Organization
- Call CO-Help at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 or email [email protected] , for answers in English and Spanish
Local services' and organizations' COVID-19 response:
- Western Disposal
- Xcel Energy
- Boulder Valley Humane Society
- Meals on Wheel of Boulder
- Mental Health Partners
- Community Foundation Boulder County
We are currently working with Boulder County and Boulder County Public Health to monitor the situation and are partnering with our public health partners. We will continue to provide updates as warranted.