While the City and County of Broomfield currently DOES NOT have a positive COVID-19 case, we are preparing for, and anticipate that Broomfield may end up having a case or multiple cases in the future. 

Broomfield Public Health and Environment is committed to keeping the number of cases in Broomfield as low as possible. This includes an emphasis on preparation efforts across the metro area and the state. 
 
As of March 10, Governor Polis declared a State of Emergency in Colorado which will open up access to additional resources to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 
TESTING: If a person is exhibiting symptoms, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath the person should go to a medical provider, like a clinic or hospital, but ONLY AFTER calling the provider (i.e. do not show up unannounced). The medical provider will evaluate the patient and determine if testing is needed for influenza, other respiratory illnesses, and COVID-19. 
 
MOST AT-RISK: Older adults (60+) and people who have serious chronic medical conditions are at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. If you are at increased risk for COVID-19 complications due to age or a serious underlying medical condition, or if you care for someone who is at increased risk, it is especially important for you to take action to reduce your risk of exposure including the following. Click here to learn more.
  • Take everyday precautions to keep space between yourself and others.
  • When you go out in public, stay away from others who are sick, limit close contact and wash your hands often.
  •   Avoid crowds as much as possible.
  • Avoid   cruise travel and non-essential air travel.
  • During a COVID-19 outbreak in your community,   stay home as much as possible to further reduce your risk of exposure.
PREVENTION: Ways for individuals to participate in prevention efforts is to engage in self-care, general hygiene, staying home if sick, increasing efforts to clean commonly touched surfaces, and educating yourself using reliable sources. More information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how individuals, families and businesses can prepare are here , as well as previous communications from BPHE ( here ).


Your extra efforts towards prevention and preparation will go a long way in keeping Broomfield residents safe and healthy. 
 
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MORE INFORMATION:  Please continue to to keep up to date with these resources:
  • Call CO Help at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 or email COHELP@RMPDC.org , for answers in English and Spanish to your COVID-19 questions.
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