DENVER (KDVR) — As certain counties begin to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, new restrictions are being put into place. Several counties in Colorado are requiring the usage of face masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Here is a list as of Tuesday at 8 p.m.:
- Aspen: Until May 27– Masks are needed when entering and while inside of a place of business or mode of transportation open to the public, and; in such other indoor or outdoor places where persons are unable to maintain safe social distancing (six or more feet separation) from others not of their own household.
- Boulder: Voted April 28 to mandate all individuals to wear a face covering inside businesses that operate any public accommodation until further notice.
- Boulder County: Beginning May 9, every person older than 12 years old will be required to wear a face covering when in public anywhere in Boulder County where social distancing of 6 feet cannot be maintained.
- Denver: Mayor Michael Hancock issued a mandate Tuesday requiring Denver residents to wear face masks in most public spaces, starting Wednesday.
- Denver International Airport: In accordance with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s recent public health order requiring everyone to wear a face covering when out in public, DIA will require all visitors and passengers to wear face coverings while at the airport beginning May 6 and lasting until further notice. Currently, all employees at DIA are also required to do the same.
- Fort Collins: Masks are required in any enclosed area, including retail and commercial businesses or on-site service providers, to which the public is invited or in which workers, including volunteers, from more than one household are present. They are also required in any City building or indoor City facility, any public transportation, including City Transport buses and bus shelters, and any other public indoor place where persons are unable to maintain safe social distancing (six or more feet separation) from others not of their own household.
- Glenwood Springs: Voted April 30 to intend mandated masks through June 4. Masks are needed when entering and while inside of a place or conveyance open to the public and in such other public indoor or outdoor places where persons are unable to maintain safe social distancing (six or more feet separation) from others not of their own household
- Larimer County: Anyone older than 2 is required to wear face coverings when waiting to enter and while inside businesses.
- Lone Tree: Cloth face coverings are required in all indoor retail stores. The order goes into effect May 8 and will remain in effect until May 26.
- Routt County: The mask order is for individuals who are in a public area like a business or area where there are people who are unable or unwilling to practice social distancing. This remains in effect through the end of May.
- Summit County: Individuals must wear face coverings that cover nose and mouth whenever indoors in buildings open to the public and outdoors whenever at least 6 feet of separation cannot be maintained among all individuals.
- Wheat Ridge: Requires that members of the public entering critical businesses wear a face covering to protect themselves, each other, and employees through May 30.
We will continue to update this list as we get more information.