Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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City updates:

  • January 5 - The city of Durango has awarded 218 grants totaling more than $820,000 to La Plata County businesses needing assistance with expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. For additional details please visit DurangoGov.org/DBRF 
  • December 17 - Durango City Council and community leaders hosted an online forum to hear from businesses and nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can view the recording here.
  • December 9 - City Offers Restaurants Partial Reimbursement of Delivery Fees. More details can be found at DurangoGov.org/DBRF
  • December 8 - COVID-19 Outbreak Identified at Durango Transit - Read the news release (PDF).
  • November 23 - City Council passes emergency ordinance supporting State orders requiring masks and providing other enforcement to decrease the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
  • November 20 - La Plata County Moves to COVID-19 Dial Level Red: Severe Risk. More details from SJBPH.
  • November 20 - Durango Public Library has reduced curbside pick-up hours to 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The Library is offering curbside-only service at this time.Library customers can access databases, eBooks and eAudiobooks any time. Visit DurangoGov.org/library for information on ematerials.
  • November 19 - Reservations will be required to use the Recreation Center starting Fri, Nov 20 and Chapman Hill Ice Rink starting Sat, Nov 21. Reservations can be made online up to 7 days in advance. To make a reservation, visit DurangoGov.org/reccenter
  • November 18 -  The newest Community Update video has been posted.
  • November 10 - COVID-19 Outbreak Identified at City of Durango 911 Communications Center - San Juan Basin Public Health and the City of Durango have identified a COVID-19 outbreak at the 911 Communications Center in Durango. SJBPH and City staff took immediate action to limit the further spread of disease. Read the news release (PDF).
  • October 22 -The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will launch its statewide COVID-19 exposure notification system, previously announced by Governor Jared Polis in partnership with Google and Apple. Coloradans will receive a notice on their Android and Apple phones with instructions about how to opt-in.
  • July 16 - Governor Polis has issued a statewide mask order.
  • July 14 - During the July 14 study session, City Council decided to continue the virtual meeting setup until further notice.
  • May 21 - City of Durango Issues Face Covering Order
  • March 16- Emergency Declaration was issued by the Interim City Manager.
  • Find more information about City of Durango service adjustments.