COLORADO – Effective Friday, November 20, the State of Colorado will transition to a new dial, adding level purple for extreme risk. Mesa County is expected to transition to Level Red: Severe Risk.
Details will be outlined in a public health order released in the days ahead. Some of the changes are likely to include (but aren’t limited to): •Indoor dining closed but can offer take out, to go, or delivery. •Bars that don’t serve food must be closed. •Offices limited to 10% capacity, with remote work strongly encouraged. •Gyms/indoor recreation limited to 10% capacity or up to 10 people with reservations. •Entertainment and indoor event venues must be closed. •Outdoor events limited to 25% capacity or 75 people (whichever is fewer). •In-person public gatherings (e.g. meetings, shows, exhibits) are not allowed. •Childcares may remain open with standard ratios.
More detailed information will be released as it becomes available and as Public Health and Executive Orders are issued.
We all need to work together to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Mesa County. You can help by wearing a mask, keeping your distance, and avoiding interactions with anyone outside your household.