El Paso County, CO – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) notified local officials on November 23 that El Paso County is required to move from high-risk status (Level Orange) to severe risk (Level Red) on the state’s dial framework in response to high levels of COVID-19 disease transmission, positivity rate and hospitalizations.
El Paso County Public Health is currently experiencing a high volume of cases and may not be able to complete contact tracing for all positive COVID-19 cases.
If you test positive for COVID-19, you may be contacted for a phone interview or receive a text message to complete an online survey. Individuals who are infectious with COVID-19 are required to isolate. El Paso County Public Health recommends that they reach out to their close contacts.