Isolation / quarantine
ALERT: Residents of Garfield County are not following quarantine and isolation guidance, leading to record spread of the COVID virus.
Due to the high number of COVID cases in Garfield County, residents should do the following if you receive notice from the CO Exposure Notification System or someone you know, that you have been exposed.
• Do not wait for Garfield County Public Health to contact you to begin isolation or quarantine. Public Health may not be able to contact you in a timely manner due to capacity.
• You may receive an email from Public Health to complete a ‘self-report’ form. Please follow the link and complete the form in a timely manner.
• If you have COVID symptoms, get tested within 1-2 days.
• Isolate while waiting for test results to come back.
• You may still be told to isolate or quarantine even if you have a negative test, depending on the situation. Sometimes tests yield false positives or false negatives, therefore, follow your physician or Public Health’s recommendations.
Isolation and quarantine
What do I need to do? (English/Spanish)
How to isolate when space is limited (English/Spanish)
CDPHE: Isolation / quarantine site
Quarantine / isolation at a glance
Garfield County follows guidance that isolation = 10 days / quarantine = 14 days.
A negative test does not end isolation or quarantine.
Isolation / quarantine =
No people outside your household
No work away from home
No places (even the grocery store)
No in-person interaction for
10 days for isolation
14 days for quarantine
Business / organization guidance
Garfield County Public Health
Glenwood Springs 970-945-6614
Report a COVID concern: 970-625-5200, ext 8120
Subscribe to alerts/updates: www.garfieldcounty.net
Email Public Health: contact form
Register for emergency notifications: www.garco911.com
Community assistance: 970-625-5282 or 970-945-9191
Local volunteer opportunities: 970-456-2804