COVID-19 information

COVID-19 information & resources
Posted on 03/26/2020
Effective March 26, 2020, the State of Colorado is under a mandatory Stay at Home order issued by Gov. Jared Polis. 

The executive order articulates many essential businesses and services that are allowed to continue operating, as well as other exemptions. Please read Gov. Polis' Frequently Asked Questions about the executive order.

Here are a few important elements of the order:
  • Grocery, liquor, and marijuana stores remain open
  • Restaurants can remain open for takeout and delivery
  • Construction services can continue
  • Roads will not close
  • You can exercise outside in a socially distanced manner, however playgrounds and picnic areas will close
  • You can seek medical care and supplies
  • The National Guard is not deployed to enforce this order
For more information on the executive order and what it means for you, please visit the State of Colorado's web page explaining the order.

If you wish to report a suspected violation of the public health order in La Plata County, please go to the City of Durango's "Incident Report" portal and complete the "Public Health Order" violation report. For more information about reporting possible public health order violations, read this document.


Please visit San Juan Basin Public Health for comprehensive information regarding Coronavirus in La Plata County, prevention techniques, and social distancing best practices.


The Southwest Center for Disaster Assistance has compiled a comprehensive list of resources for residents, businesses, employees and volunteers
. Visit SWCODA.org.

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