As you no doubt know, COVID cases and hospitalizations continue to rise at a rapid pace. Effective 5 PM, Friday, November 20th, the State of Colorado is requiring Denver County to adopt greater public health restrictions. Denver Public Health and Environment is adopting Level Red which includes the following restrictions:
Restaurants, Liquor Stores and Recreational Marijuana
- Indoor dining is temporarily closed
- Outdoor dining remains open for tables from the same household
- Last call for outdoor restaurant alcohol service is 8 p.m.
- On-premises alcohol consumption at restaurants and bars must stop at 10 p.m.
- Alcohol takeout and delivery closes by 10 p.m.
- Liquor store sales and delivery closes by 10 p.m.
- Recreational marijuana remains open until 10 p.m.
Retail and Offices
- Critical and non-critical retail, including indoor malls, are limited to 50 percent occupancy
- Offices are limited to 10 percent occupancy
Gyms, Fitness Centers and Yoga Studios
- Gyms and fitness facilities are limited to 10 percent occupancy, 10 people per room, or outdoors in groups less than 10. Reservations are required.
- No spectators at high and college athletic events
- Adult and youth recreational sports are banned
Houses of Worship
- Level Red same as Orange for life rites: 25 percent occupancy or 50 people per room
Events & Venues
- Indoor events banned
- Outdoor events are limited to 25 percent occupancy or 75 people
We have included links to the full Public Health Order, a FAQ sheet about the health order that should answer many of the questions you are sure to have, and we have also included links to City and State support and resources below. Wishing you and yours health and safety during this time.
Councilwoman Amanda Sawyer