COVID-19 Updates

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Updated as of 4/3/2020.

Colorado is on a statewide Stay at Home Public Health Order until April 11, 2020 (March 26, 2020). Now is not the time to vacation in Colorado. Non-essential travel is discouraged. Thank you for doing your part to keep our state safe. We look forward to welcoming you to Colorado and to Snowmass Village when it is safe to travel once again.

 

Pitkin County has issued a Stay at Home Public Health Order until April 30, 2020 (April 1, 2020). The order limits gatherings to 5 people. Visitors to Pitkin County are “directed to return home immediately… and persons considering visiting Pitkin County should remain home.” “Non-resident homeowners who arrive after April 1 must self-quarantine for 14 days at their Pitkin County residence before moving around the community.” Read the full order here

Snowmass Ski Area (in addition to Aspen Mountain and Buttermilk Mountain) are closed for the season. Aspen Highlands is currently closed. Click here for additional details.

Colorado Governor Jared Polis has announced that all bars and restaurants must cease providing dine-in options and all large gathering spaces such as theaters, casinos, hair salons, nail salons, barbershops, tattoo parlors, massage parlors, spas, and gyms must close until April 30. Delivery and take-out services are allowed to continue at this time (April 3, 2020). Click here for a list of local restaurants offering delivery/take-out.

Pitkin County Public Health and CDPHE are closely monitoring the novel coronavirus outbreak. For updates, please utilize the Pitkin County Public Health Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and/or website, or call the Pitkin County Coronavirus Hotline: 970-429-6186 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m seven days a week. 

 

To Learn More: 

Please visit the following resources:

CDC Information for Travel

Colorado Department of Public Health

Pitkin County 

Town of Snowmass Village

Aspen Snowmass Ski Area 

Colorado Tourism Office

Colorado COVID-19 Business Resource Center

 

 

If you are visiting Snowmass and/or Colorado and believe you have been exposed to COVID-19 and start showing symptoms (fever, cough, and/or shortness of breath), follow the steps below:

  • Stay inside your lodging/residence: People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 may be able to isolate at their lodging/residence during their illness. You should restrict activities outside your lodging/residence, except for getting medical care.
  • Avoid public areas: Avoid public areas as much as possible.
  • Avoid public transportation: Avoid using public transportation, ride-sharing, or taxis.
  • Practice social distancing (staying 6ft apart from other individuals) to decrease the risk of transmission to save lives.
  • Separate yourself from other people. As much as possible, you should stay in a specific room and away from other people. Also, you should use a separate bathroom, if available.
  • Call ahead before visiting a doctor. Call your medical provider or a nurse line first and tell them that you have or may have COVID-19. This will help the healthcare provider’s office take steps to keep other people from getting infected or exposed.
  • Pitkin County Coronavirus Hotline: 970-429-6186. 

*At-risk groups are older individuals and those with serious chronic medical conditions, who should take extra precautions.

With the situation evolving rapidly, we encourage the traveling public to follow any guidance offered by the CDC and local and state public health authorities (see above for links to resources).

Take Simple Disease Prevention Measures: 

• Frequently and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
• Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash, or use your inner elbow or sleeve.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
• Stay home if you are sick, and keep your children home if they are sick. Talk to your employer about working from home if necessary.
• Practice social distancing (staying 6ft apart from other individuals) to decrease the risk of transmission to save lives.
• Clean surfaces in your home, and personal items such as cell phones, using regular household products.

Stay Informed and Up to Date: 

  • One of the best places to get the most up-to-date “real-time” information on COVID-19 in Colorado is by calling The Colorado Health Emergency Hotline: 1-877-462-2911 or by visiting CDPHE’s COVID-19 recommendations page.
  • People who have general questions about coronavirus disease 2019, can call CO HELP at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911, for answers in many languages, or email COHELP@RMPDC.org for answers in English.
  • Individuals who are symptomatic can call CDPHE’s general epidemiologist at 303-692-2700 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. seven days a week.
  • If you have upcoming travel plans, visit the CDC’s Website for the latest travel information.
  • PLEASE rely on the official, trusted sources for information and not secondhand knowledge. Rumors and bad information spread faster than any disease out there, which only causes distress.
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