Governor Polis Takes Action in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

DENVER - Governor Polis took action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Governor extended an Executive Order requiring hospitals and freestanding emergency departments that have reached capacity or are reasonably anticipated to reach capacity to notify the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), and providing CDPHE with authority to direct those facilities to cease admitting new patients and/or transfer patients.