Beginning May 6 and until further notice, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment are requiring people in certain public settings to wear a face covering. The public health order specifies who must wear a face covering and in which settings including retail and commercial businesses, public transportation and more.
Beginning May 9, Denver will begin to follow the State of Colorado’s Safer at Home strategy, which balances public health safety measures while allowing for opening of the economy. Read Denver’s Recovery Guidance and Planning, including information for residents and businesses, to learn more. Stay current on updates from the Governor’s office and the most up to date Colorado public health orders.
Beginning May 27, restaurants in Denver and throughout Colorado will reopen to dine-in service with detailed guidance in place. They may also continue to offer food and beverage using delivery service, window service, walk-up service, drive-through service, or drive-up service, which can be found at ToGoDenver.com. And while many of Denver’s attractions and cultural facilities are temporarily closed, they are offering a wide array of online and virtual experiences.
Gatherings in both public and private spaces of more than 10 people are prohibited in Denver and in many jurisdictions across Colorado while the Safer at Home strategy is in effect.
As this virus and the country’s response to it is a constantly and rapidly evolving situation, please visit the City and County of Denver’s COVID-19 information page, as well as State of Colorado’s COVID-19 information page to learn the latest on the State’s response and restrictions.
VISIT DENVER is continually monitoring the situation and has been in close communication with City and State officials during this time. Denver International Airport (DEN) is currently not on the list of airports considered high risk by the CDC.
VISIT DENVER, in coordination with the City, follows an emergency preparedness plan of action that includes a communication protocol with local venues and organizations, the Denver hotel community, Denver Department of Public Health & Environment, City & County of Denver Office of Emergency Management, and the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
This page will be updated as the situation changes.
VISIT DENVER Resource Page for Small Businesses, Tourism Workers and Artists
City of Denver’s Local Preparation and Coordination Info
State of Colorado’s COVID-19 information page
U.S. Travel Association's Emergency Preparedness and Response: Coronavirus Toolkit
COVID-19 Updates from the Colorado Tourism Office
Updated May 26, 2020