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Summit County Releases Amended Public Health Order

Published June 5, 2020

Local and State Public Health Orders

Summit County has released an amended public health order, effective June 5, 2020, to reflect the latest reopenings in our community. The amended public health order follows the Safer At Home guidelines and the latest guidance from the state of Colorado’s Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors, public health order, in effect through June 30. The Summit County public health order is the order to be followed and enforced in our community. 

For more details on the amended public health order, please view Summit County’s updated Roadmap to Recovery. For any questions, please view Summit County’s detailed FAQ page regarding the latest public health order.

Town of Silverthorne Reopenings 

In conjunction with the latest state of Colorado and Summit County public health orders, the Silverthorne Recreation Center will be reopening on Monday, June 15. Detailed information and instructions on the reopening of the Silverthorne Recreation Center will be available by the end of the business day on Tuesday, June 9. 

Playgrounds in Silverthorne parks have been reopened. Visitors to the playgrounds are asked to continue to practice physical distancing and wear face coverings when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Five Commitments of Containment

Summit County encourages all residents, visitors and workers to adopt the Five Commitments of Containment to keep the transmission of illness low:

  • I will maintain six feet of physical distance from other individuals.
  • I will wash my hands often and for at least 20 seconds.
  • I will cover my face in public.
  • I will stay home when I am sick.
  • I will get tested immediately if I have COVID-19 symptoms.