COVID-19 Information and Resources

Learn more about the COVID-19 response and what services are currently available across the state.

Colorado Official State COVID-19 Website

Colorado has launched a website to provide up-to-date information about the state’s response to COVID-19. Topics include Prevention and Community Spread, Testing, Recommendations for the Community and Resources for Healthcare Providers, among others.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC has a website that provides information around the nationwide response to COVID-19 and offer resources to individuals, businesses and communities to help prepare for and respond to the pandemic.

Colorado Health Emergency Line for Coronavirus

Colorado’s call line for general questions about COVID-19, provides answers in many languages including English, Spanish (Español), Mandarin (普通话) and more. To get general information over the phone, call 1-877-462-2911.

Colorado Statewide Safer-at-Home Order

Governor Polis issued a statewide Safer-at-Home order that is in effect beginning Sunday, April 26th, 2020. Find out more about the order and what it means for you.

County List of Current COVID-19 Approaches

Counties across the state have different Public Health and Safety approaches, including issuing more restrictive orders or following the current statewide Safer-At-Home order. Find out more about the approach each county is taking and what it means for you.

COVID-19 Testing Sites

Find out where testing for COVID-19 is currently available across the state.

A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19

If you are concerned about your ability to pay rent because of COVID-19, A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 was written by attorney Zach Neumann with input from a coalition of housing advocacy organizations. It will be continuously updated. Be in the know about the eviction moratorium, how to communicate with your landlord, and your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. This guide does not constitute legal advice and is for general information purposes only.

Governor’s Executive Order to Temporarily Limit Certain Evictions

Governor Polis issued an executive order for the state of Colorado that limits evictions across the state. Under the Executive Order, landlords must give tenants 30 days notice of nonpayment of rent before initiating or filing a forcible entry and detainer action and prohibits landlords from charging late fees or penalties for nonpayment of rent between May 1st, 2020 and June 13th, 2020.

Rent Assistance Programs

Programs across the state are providing rent payment assistance to individuals and families that have been affected by COVID-19. See what programs are currently available in your area by entering your location after clicking the button below.

Mortgage Assistance Programs

Mortgage payment assistance is being offered by organizations across the state to individuals and families that have been affected by COVID-19. See what programs are currently available in your area by entering your location after clicking the button below.

Colorado Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Programs

Find out more information around what programs Colorado’s Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) offers for individuals potentially facing eviction or foreclosure.

Adams County

Find information on resources available in Adams County.

Arapahoe County

Find information on resources available in Arapahoe County.

Boulder County

Find information on resources available in Boulder County.

City and County of Denver

Find information on resources available in the City and County of Denver.

United Way of Larimer County

Find information on resources available in Larimer County.

Pikes Peak United Way

Find information on resources available from Pikes Peak United Way, serving 12 counties in Southern Colorado.

Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance

Community and business groups are working together to collect and share resources during the COVID pandemic to support residents, businesses and visitors of Southwest Colorado with up-to-date, accurate information and resources.

United Way of Weld County

Find information on resources available in Weld County.

Hunger Free Colorado

Hunger Free Colorado is working to keep information around food access up-to-date and available for communities across the state. They are also offering a Food Resource Hotline to help individuals and families locate and access food.

School Meal Sites – Colorado Department of Education (CDE)

As school districts across Colorado announce school closures to help minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus, the CDE is working to mitigate food insecurity among youth. The CDE is offering a comprehensive list of school meal sites that are currently available across the state.

Colorado WIC

Colorado WIC’s highest priority at this time is to continue serving WIC families while keeping families and staff safe. In an effort to support social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19, many WIC Clinics throughout the state have adjusted how services are being provided.

Food Pantries

Search for a food pantry in your area by entering your city or zip code. Pantries are still open to the public but have shifted to pre-packed food boxes for drive-through or pick-up outside the building. Many pantries are also allowing folks to come on behalf of those without means of transportation—just make sure you have the client’s name and birthday to receive their benefits for them. Service availability is changing frequently; 2-1-1 Colorado is continuously working to update the availability of programs across the state. We recommend calling pantries before visiting to ensure that the service is available.

Unemployment Insurance

If you work for a ski resort or other employer that closed or reduced your hours to help stop the spread of COVID-19, you can file or reopen an unemployment claim.

Connect for Health Colorado Special Enrollment Period

Connect for Health Colorado is offering a Special Enrollment period (SEP) to allow Coloradans who have lost coverage or are about to lose coverage due to COVID-19 to seek coverage. Individuals can enroll in a health insurance plan for coverage that starts on April 1st, 2020. Enrollment is open between Friday, March 20th, 2020 and Thursday, April 30th, 2020.

One Fair Wage – Emergency Coronavirus Tipped and Service Worker Support Fund

Offers financial assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers, and other tipped workers and service workers who are seeing their income decline during this disaster, or aren’t able to work because of quarantines or other health concerns.

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

Offers assistance to bartenders and family members of bartenders who are facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Comcast Free Internet Service

Offers new, low-income Internet Essentials customers two months of free internet.

Xcel Stops Disconnections to Service

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Xcel will not disconnect service to any residential customers until further notice. Individuals having difficulty paying bills are encouraged to contact Xcel’s customer care center to arrange a payment plan that works for them.

Black Hills Energy Suspends Disconnections

Black Hills Energy is temporarily suspending nonpayment disconnections for its customers and encourages those facing financial hardship to visit their website to see the various assistance options they offer.

2-1-1 National

Offers general information on COVID-19 and the national resources that are available to individuals impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Also offers help finding local 2-1-1 Help Centers.

Transportation Services

Denver Regional Mobility & Access Council (DRMAC) is tracking available transportation services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Utility Bill Payment Assistance

In response to COVID-19, Energy Outreach Colorado has increased the number of times individuals can access assistance as well as the amount of total assistance individuals can receive to help pay utility bills.

Telehealth & Nurseline Directory

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado State Emergency Operations Center compiled a list to help Coloradans find a telehealth provider. It is not an exhaustive list of options. It is important to first ask your primary care provider if they offer telehealth visits or call your insurance company for more information. If you don’t have health insurance or a primary care provider, there are several online telehealth companies that will see you for a fee.

Services found within search results may involve eligibility criteria. Please contact the resource directly to find out more information about how to obtain these services. This site contains links to other sites. All of the information provided is believed to be accurate and reliable. However, 2-1-1 Colorado assumes no responsibility for any errors appearing, nor for the use of the information provided.

2-1-1 Colorado is committed to helping Colorado citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of our four Area Information Centers across the state.
No matter where you live in Colorado, you can dial 2-1-1 and find information about resources in your local community. Whether you need help finding food or housing, child care, crisis counseling or substance abuse treatment, one number is all you need to know.