Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Life with COVID-19

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There is a global outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus, named COVID-19. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is aggressively managing this outbreak in collaboration with other national, state and local partners. Our number one priority is protecting the health of our community.

For general questions about COVID-19, community members can call CO-HELP at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911, or email [email protected] for answers in English, Spanish, Mandarin and more.

Last updated: August 6, at 4:40 p.m.

  1. What's New?
  2. What is JCPH doing?
  3. Where can I Get Resources?
  4. Am I at risk?
  5. What can I do to protect myself?
  6. how do i get tested?
  7. What are the Symptoms?
  8. What is Exposure Notification?
  9. Stigma related to COVID-19
  • As of August 6, the CDC reports there have been 4,802,491 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. There have been 157,631 deaths in the U.S. to date.
  • There have been 49,436 cases of COVID-19 in Colorado and 1,852 deaths among cases (1,729 deaths due to COVID-19) (CDPHE). 
  • There have been 4,133 cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County (confirmed and probable) and 227 total deaths (JCPH).
  • CDPHE released guidance for schools when dealing with COVID-19 cases and outbreaks.
  • We strongly encourage anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested. Community members can find testing information, including information about who should get tested, the importance of getting tested and a current list of free test sites, on JCPH’s Testing Page at
  • Use the Colorado COVID-19 Symptom Support tool to share your symptoms to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Colorado and get connected to resources to help you feel better.