As one of several efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the state of Colorado is requiring employers in specific industries to provide four paid sick days for those with flu-like symptoms who are being tested for coronavirus.

The Colorado Health Emergency Leave with Pay (Colorado HELP) rules affect the following industries:
  • Leisure and hospitality
  • Food services
  • Community living facilities
  • Child care facilities
  • Home health workers serving the elderly
  • Education
  • Nursing homes