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CLEAR CREEK COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATES for WEEK OF APRIL 12, 2021

CURRENT DIAL LEVEL: Blue

MASK MANDATES: State and County mandates remain in effect.

TOTAL CASES: 420 (up 14 cases from last week)

TOTAL VACCINE DOSES ADMINISTERED: 6,485 – a combination of first and second doses of Moderna (ages 18+) and one-dose-only Johnson & Johnson/Janssen (ages 18+).

VACCINATION PHASES:  All phases are eligible for vaccinations in Colorado.

HOW DO I GET THE VACCINE FROM CLEAR CREEK COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH?

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY RESIDENTS:

Pre-register for a COVID-19 vaccine: COVID Vaccine Pre-registration Form

If you have not received your vaccine yet, please fill out the Pre-Registration Form linked above.  As additional vaccine becomes available, we will contact you to self-schedule your appointment.  It is very important that all of the information you provide is correct (especially your email) as you will be contacted electronically with an invite to schedule yourself. 

Please get vaccinated to protect yourself, our community and our economy from the spread of COVD-19.

FOR HELP WITH PRE-REGISTERING OR CLINIC TRANSPORTATION:

Contact our COVID-19 Response Assistant at:

Visit with a Public Health Scheduler at the local libraries on Tuesdays between 11:30am - 12:30pm (weather permitting):

  • April 13 & 27, May 11 at JOHN TOMAY MEMORIAL LIBRARY, Georgetown 
  • April 20, May 4 & 18 at IDAHO SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY

OTHER VACCINATION OPTIONS:

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR VACCINATION CLINICS:

If interested, please complete this form:  https://forms.gle/MQnjSaBvZWMpkmgr8 

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO MY APPOINTMENT? 

  • After you schedule an appointment, please PRINT, FILL OUT and BRING your Screening Form to your vaccine appointment.  If you do not have access to a printer, screening forms will be available on site.
  • To avoid long wait lines at our drive-thru clinics, please arrive only a few minutes prior to your appointment time.
  • Please arrive wearing a mask. 

I GOT VACCINATED, AM I GOOD TO GO?

  • Getting vaccinated helps strengthen your body’s ability to fight against the virus.  It does not guarantee that you won’t get infected with COVID-19. 
  • Reports of COVID-19 being contracted between first and second doses are on the rise, please continue to follow public health guidance.
  • EVEN AFTER YOU'RE VACCINATED, PLEASE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDANCE.
  • THE STATE OF COLORADO AND CLEAR CREEK COUNTY'S MASK MANDATES REMAIN IN EFFECT.

For more information on COVID-19 Vaccinations in Clear Creek County and other frequently asked questions, please proceed to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information Page.

COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION

Use this link to pre-register for COVID-19 TESTING:  https://www.covidcheckcolorado.org

For more information on COVID-19 Testing in Clear Creek County please proceed to the COVID-19 Testing page.

COVID-19 DIAL UPDATE

COLORADO’S NEW COVID-19 DIAL 3.0

As more Coloradans are eligible to get vaccinated and choose to do so, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has released Dial 3.0, the latest update to Colorado’s COVID-19 dial framework, and the updated COVID-19 Dial 3.0 Public Health Order.  State officials expect that Dial 3.0 will remain in effect until mid-April, at which point the state plans to retire the dial and implement a new public health order that gives greater control over capacity restrictions to local public health agencies. 

Clear Creek County remains in Level Blue.  The main changes in Dial 3.0 for Level Blue are: 

  • The metrics range for Level Blue is now 36 - 100 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people.  NOTE: Per the State’s Dial 3.0 Public Health Order, for counties with less than 30,000 population, a comparable case count based on the county’s population will be used in determining dial levels. 
  • Bars can now open under Level Blue. The capacity limit is 25% capacity or 75 people, whichever is fewer.
  • Outdoor events in Level Blue no longer have state-level capacity restrictions under the dial.  Counties may choose to implement capacity restrictions on outdoor events at the local level.
  • Retail, offices, and non-critical manufacturing in Level Blue may now open to 75% capacity, up from 50%. 
  • The state will follow CDC’s guidance on personal gatherings. The CDC still strongly recommends avoiding larger gatherings and crowds to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Click here for the full Summary of Changes.

Colorado’s and Clear Creek County’s mask mandates remain in effect.  

UNTIL THE MAJORITY OF THE POPULATION IS VACCINATED, THE BEST WAY TO KEEP OURSELVES AND OUR COMMUNITIES HEALTHY IS TO:

  • Stay home as much as possible, limit in-person gatherings, and avoid travel.
  • When in public, wear a mask, keep your distance from others, and practice good hygiene.

CDPHE COVID-19 information: https://covid19.colorado.gov/

MONTHLY VIRTUAL TOWN HALL

Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in our April Virtual Town Hall. The next COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall will take place on Thursday, May 13th, 2021. Check back here as the date approaches for more information on how to join.

COVID-19 COMMUNITY IMPACT SURVEY 

Clear Creek County is seeking ways to better help people through COVID-19 and beyond. Even if you haven’t been sick, your answers to the COVID-19 Community Impact Survey will help shape the future of our county and better plan resources and support.

Make your voice heard by taking the COVID-19 COMMUNITY IMPACT SURVEY in one of three ways:

1. Via mail (watch for the survey in your mailbox)

2. Online using this link: https://www.clearcreeksurvey.org/

3. By calling the hotline at 888-801-5368

More information about the survey can be found on our COVID-19 COMMUNITY IMPACT SURVEY page.

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