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COVID-19 Information and Resources
Ouray County Public Health will be offering the newest COVID-19 Booster this fall. Our offices are still awaiting to receive this shipment. If you would like to be added to a list of people to call back please call 970-325-4670 ext 3 and leave a voicemail stating that you would like to be added to a callback list with your full name and phone number.
Pharmacies in Montrose & Grand Junction (ie City Market, Target, Walgreens, etc) may have already received their shipment of the new COVID-19 Booster, please call these places if you are unable to wait.
Beginning September 25, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home. Visit https://www.covid.gov/tests
Testing is available Mon-Thurs 9am-11am and 1pm-3pm.
(Ouray Public Health observes all County holidays, and will not be open on those specified dates).
Know Your COVID-19 Community Level
people who live in green counties with low Covid levels do not need to wear masks. people who are at high risk and live in yellow counties where there’s a medium Covid level should consult with their doctor about wearing a mask. people who live in red counties with high Covid levels should wear masks in indoor public places and schools.
View the Community Level Map
Ouray County Public Health Agency Orders
In accordance with the CDPHE Orders, supra, including but not limited to the most recent CDPHE's March 14, 2022 Fourteenth Amended Public Health Order - 20-38 Limited Covid Restrictions, which specifies in part that "Face coverings continue to be required for patients, residents, and visitors, and medical grade face masks are required for fully vaccinated staff in emergency medical and other healthcare settings (including hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, urgent care centers, clinics, doctors' offices, and non-urgent care medical structures) in times of medium or high community levels of COVID-19 per CDC's COVID-19 Community Levels, during outbreaks, or when otherwise required by local or state public health officials," the Board of County Commissioners recognizes the potential necessity of continued masking or face coverings for Ouray County Public Health Department facilities and functions.
- State of Colorado COVID-19 Hotline 1-877-268-2926 is available Monday - Friday 9AM-10PM, Saturday and Sunday 9AM-5PM. Staff is trained to answer COVID-19 vaccine-related questions, provide information about the vaccine providers, and give general information about COVID-19.
COVID-19 Messaging Resources
- Ouray County Public Health: (970) 325-4670
- Colorado Hotline: 1-877-462-2911
- Colorado Vaccine Hotline: 1-877-268-2926
- 2-1-1 Colorado