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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Summit County Issues Amended Public Health Order

SC Public Health 3c

Includes Updates to Requirements for Short-Term Lodging Operations

Contact: Nicole Valentine, Summit County Public Health

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County Public Health issued an amended and restated Public Health Order Wednesday. The new order includes updates to requirements for short-term lodging operations to simplify the process of ensuring that renters are in compliance with the local public health order and to assist short-term lodging owners and managers.

All prior requirements and restrictions will remain in place, including a limit on public and private gatherings to no more than 10 individuals from no more than 2 households, and limitations on restaurant operations included in the most recent public health order. 

The new order takes effect at 12:01 a.m., Friday, Jan. 22.

"We have seen an increase in COVID case numbers in our community since the move to Level Orange on the state dial,” Summit County Public Health Director Amy Wineland said. "It’s important for community members to protect themselves and their families by continuing to wear masks, keep gathering sizes small, maintain physical distance and get tested. We want to support our businesses and economy while helping to slow the spread of the virus with targeted mitigation measures.”

The number of new positive cases of COVID-19 among Summit County residents has increased and remains in the red Stay at Home level on the Colorado Public Health & Environment dial with 784.3 cases per 100,000 people. As of January 21, 2021, the county reported an 8.3 percent rolling 14-day average positivity rate. 

Under the amended local public health order, owners and/or entities responsible for the booking and renting of short-term lodging units must confirm renters are aware of and are in compliance with the gathering size limits mandated by CDPHE PHO 20-36. Confirmation should be made by requiring renters sign, initial, or check-mark a document indicating they are aware of and in compliance with the gathering size limits. A sample STR Compliance Form is available on the Summit County Government Business Resources webpage.

The new local health order will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m., Feb. 28.

The order may be amended prior to Feb. 28 should conditions improve or deteriorate as indicated by Summit County’s COVID-19 case numbers, positivity rate, and hospitalizations.

To view the local public health order, including the mitigation measures for events, businesses, short-term lodging, restaurants and bars, visit www.SummitCountyCO.gov/covid.

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