Governor Polis Takes Action to Address COVID-19

Monday, August 10, 2020

DENVER - Governor Jared Polis extended Executive Orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Polis today extended an Executive Order to help prevent evictions of Coloradans economically harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Governor extended an Executive Order temporarily suspending certain statutes to maintain eligibility for Coloradans enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Basic Health Plan.

Gov. Polis extended an Executive Order allowing for the temporary suspension of certain statutes and rules to expand the healthcare workforce for hospitals and other inpatient treatment facilities. 

In addition, the Governor signed extensions concerning signature collection for unaffiliated and independent candidates who are required to file petition with the Secretary of State as well as expediting unemployment insurance (UI) claim processing.