The city is working closely with Routt County Public Health along with local and state organizations to deal with Coronavirus (COVID-19) in an effort to keep our community up to date and safe.
Real-time information about the virus is available on the Colorado Health Emergency Hotline: 1-877-462-2911.
The Routt County Coronavirus / COVID-19 Help Line can be reached at 970-871-8444 from 8am to 5pm daily. The Help Line cannot provide referrals for testing. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.
Routt County Commissioners acting as the Public Health Agency for the area issued the following Public Health Orders on Tuesday, March 24, which are in effect for 30 days:
The following Frequently Asked Questions documents are available on the Health Orders and COVID-19:
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Below are suggested measures from the CDC that can prevent the spread of respiratory diseases:
UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center offers Ask-A-Nurse, a 24/7 call line staffed by registered nurses who can assess symptoms and provide advice on seeking care. In Routt County, Ask-A-Nurse can be reached by calling 970-871-7878.
Steamboat Emergency Center
If you are experience severe symptoms or are having trouble breathing, head to the emergency room for an evaluation. If the symptoms are mild or moderate, there are likely things people can do at home in support of their symptoms such as virtual visits, online appointments and calling your healthcare provider.