COVID-19 Closure Information

Public Health Ordered Closures

Posted May 5 - Beginning May 9, Jeffco will follow the state’s Safer-at-Home order. See the Safer-at-Home page to learn more.


Posted April 24 - JCPH has issued a public health order extending the state’s Stay-at-Home order in Jefferson County through May 8, 2020, with a key revision to support non-critical businesses. This extension will help protect our community from COVID-19 as we continue to work aggressively to reduce the high rates of the virus in our county and across the Denver Metro Area. 

Posted April 8 - JCPH has extended Public Health Order 20-001 closing dine-in service at Jefferson County restaurants and bars, and county buildings through April 26 to align with the state Stay-at-Home Order.

Posted April 6 Governor Jared Polis has extended the statewide Stay-at-Home Order through April 26. Please continue to stay at home, and only leave if you must for critical services and activities. Public health models show social distancing is working, and we must all continue to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. For more information, visit the Jeffco Stay-at-Home Order web page.

Posted March 19 - Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) issued a Public Health Order (PDF) to close all dine-in service at bars and restaurants, as well as all theaters, gyms and county buildings in Jefferson County, Colorado. See the news release for more information.

Posted March 16 - On March 16, the state issued a Public Health Order on the temporary suspension of dine-in service at restaurants and bars. The order is effective March 17, 2020 at 8 a.m., and for the next 30 days. Read the public health order to learn more.

County Offices Reopened June 1

Posted June 1 County offices have reopened, but many are by appointment only. Please contact departments and offices directly to learn how to make an appointment.


Past posts:

Posted April 24 -  Jefferson County offices are closed to the public and will reopen June 1. Many services are still available online. Please contact these departments directly or see our online section below. 

Posted April 8 - JCPH has extended Public Health Order 20-001 closing dine-in service at Jefferson County restaurants and bars, and county buildings through April 26 to align with the state Stay-at-Home Order.

Posted April 6: Gov. Polis has extended the statewide Stay-at-Home Order through April 26. County offices will remain closed to the public until April 26 as well, unless amended, extended or rescinded.

Posted March 19 - On March 19, 2020, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve a First Extension of Disaster Declaration COVID-19 (PDF), which expanded the March 13, 2020 Order Declaring A COVID-19 Local Disaster Emergency In and For Jefferson County. Both Disaster Declarations make Jefferson County eligible to receive funding and other assistance because the cost and magnitude of responding to and recovering from the impact of COVID-19 is expected to exceed Jefferson County’s available resources. The Disaster Declarations will continue until April 16, 2020unless sooner amended, extended or rescinded.

Posted March 16 - The Board of County Commissioners has directed the closure of all county offices to the public effective March 16, with the exception of the courts and law enforcement services. This is a preliminary action in advance of state direction and that of Jefferson County Public Health.


Online Services

Some county services are still available online. See our online services page and please also contact the departments directly to find out if there are online or remote options for the services you need.  

Department and Office Information

Below is an brief list of some of the closure information, but please contact departments and offices for specific closure information and to see what services are still available. You can find a list of offices on our Departments, Divisions and Elected Offices page.

Court Information

Please visit the First Judicial District website to learn more on what you need to do before visiting and f you are scheduled for a court appearance, please make sure to visit the website and call the courts, 720-772-2500, to learn what you need to do. Also see the  2020 Chief Judge Orders and Directives page for orders made by the Chief Judge.

BCC Hearings and Briefings Virtual

Board of County Commissioner hearings and briefings will be held virtually. See the Meetings and Agendas page to join via WebEx. 

Public Health

Please visit the Public Health Closure Information page, to learn more about what services are reopening and which are by appointment only. Please call JCPH at 303-232-6301 before you come in.

Open Space

We understand the need to get outside during these times of quarantine and social distancing, and therefore the parks, trails, and outdoor restroom facilities will remain open for public use. However, with increased numbers of individuals out at the parks, we ask that you please keep the community safe by following the same guidelines as other public spaces: See the OS news release to learn more. 

Sheriff’s Office 

Effective June 1, 2020, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will reopen to the public with specific limitations. All people entering the JCSO’s public lobbies are encouraged to  wear a face-covering and social distance and follow Public Health instructions on handwashing/sanitizer use.

For all emergencies, please call 9-1-1. For non-emergencies or to report a crime, please call the non-emergency number at 303-271-0211. 

Please visit the Sheriff COVID-19 Alerts page for information on specific services regarding reopening, online services, and if appointments are required before visiting in person.