Message from Board of Commissioners in Support of Gov. Polis Statewide Mask Order

General Health Resources

Tri-County Health Department

Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) COVID-19 HotlineTCHD has a call center that is answering the public’s COVID-19 questions, reporting cases, addressing concerns, etc. The call center can then direct them to county-specific resources or Mile High United Way if needed but is available to answer COVID-19 questions. Businesses and other entities who are not following social distancing regulations and procedures can also be reported here. For questions about COVID-19, clarifications on health orders, or for more resources, please call Tri-County Health Department at 303.953.4230 or callcenter@tchd.org.
Tri-County Health Department COVID-19 Resource Toolkit: Stay up-to-date with the number of COVID-19 cases for Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, and Elbert Counties, and how we can mitigate the spread of the virus. Tri-County Health Dashboard has case data that can be disaggregated by age range, race/ethnicity, and hospitalization status for Adams County specifically. View case updates.
Tri-County Health Department - How to Self-Isolate or Quarantine: If you or a family member has been exposed and/or is showing symptoms of COVID-19, read this document to learn more about how to self-isolate and quarantine. To read this document in Spanish, visit this link.
Tri-County Health Department Safer at Home Guidance: Tri-County Health Department has compiled guidance for the community to comply with the Safer at Home protocol. These resources include guidance on graduation ceremonies, farmers market and community gardens, mental health, isolation and quarantine, law enforcement, food pantries, emergency medical services, large gatherings, child care and schools, homeless shelters, older adults caring for children, information for healthcare professionals, environmental cleaning, for people who are higher risk, protecting your family, and pet owner and animal guidance.
Tri-County Health Department Social Distancing Data: There are many factors that can affect how communities are able to shelter in-place and reduce movement. Factors such as employment sectors and financial ability to stock-up on supplies. This interactive map compares the average individual movements of Adams County residents and residents of other local counties.
Tri-County Health Department Telephone Town Hall with Adams County Government: Recording of the telephone town hall that was previously held on March 24. 
Tri-County Health Department - Track COVID-19 Cases by Neighborhood: TCHD has developed a map to allow residents of Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties to track cases by neighborhood. Click any neighborhood to see the case count, crude rate, and population demographics.
Tri-County Health Department - What to Do If You Have COVID-19: If you think you may have COVID-19, check this resource for next steps on how to self-isolate and advice on when you should consider seeing a doctor. To read this document in Spanish, visit this link.

Other Health Resources

Center for People with DisabilitesOperating remotely, the Center for People with Disabilites can provide core services in independent living skills, advocacy, information and referral, and peer support. Their staff is available to assist you in developing a plan for achieving your goals of being independent from their website or by calling 303.442.8662.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Self-CheckerHelp make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care with the COVID-19 self-checker. If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as a cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
CDC Advice on Face Coverings: The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. This article explains best practices of wearing masks and also provides examples of how to make your own.

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment - About COVID-19This resource from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) includes how COVID-19 spreads, the severity of the virus, and the symptoms involved.

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment COVID-19 Case DataStay updated with the daily number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths, hospitalizations, and tests in each county across Colorado with CDPHE’s virtual Colorado Case Summary, updated each afternoon around 4 p.m.
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment COVID-19 Testing Information: Learn more about how to get tested for COVID-19 with information from the CDPHE.
Colorado Health Emergency Line for the Public (CO HELP): CO HELP is Colorado’s call line for COVID-19. People who have general questions about COVID-19 can call CO HELP at 303.389.1687 or 877.462.2911 for answers in many languages, or email them at COHELP@RMPDC.org for answers in English.
Coronavirus in the United States - Mapping the COVID-19 Outbreak: This interactive map breaks down the COVID-19 outbreak across the U.S. by county and is updated at least once daily, sometimes more, by USAFacts data experts. The map aggregates data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state- and local-level public health agencies, and the work of academic institutions. Some businesses and government agencies are using this map for planning purposes.
Medicare: Stay up to date on how medicare can help you with the coronavirus.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and ResponseWithin the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is working with its partners to explore the development of new medical countermeasures and take other actions to enhance health security.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund Know Your RightsTLDEF has prepared Know Your Rights guide for transgender and non-binary people who are grappling with questions related to employment, housing, health care, identification, and accessing assistance from government agencies among other issues. The guide is available in both English and Español.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Health officials are currently taking steps to prevent the introduction and spread of COVID-19 into communities across the United States. Housing providers, including organizations that run continuums of care and shelters, as well as the general public, can play an important role in this effort.
White House, CDC, and FEMAThe federal government has provided coronavirus.gov to provide informationon how to prepare and protect yourself as well as what to do if you are sick. The website answers questions such as: What are the symptoms? Who is at highest risk? What is social distancing? Also provides answers to frequently asked questions. It provides specific resources for travelers, households, pregnant women, children, people who are sick, small business owners, schools, businesses, healthcare professionals, health departments, and laboratories.

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