ISOLATION & QUARANTINE INFORMATION

Isolation

If you tested positive for COVID-19, or are feeling symptomatic, isolate yourself as much as possible from friends, family and the general public:
  • If you test positive for COVID-19, Grand County Public Health will call you within 24 to 48 hours to investigate your case, and identify people who may need notified that they should be tested.
  • If you did not have a test administered, or are waiting for GCPH to contact you regarding results, please follow these How To Isolate best practices.
  • Note on your calendar when you started experiencing symptoms - even if they are minor
  • Think about and write down the names of everyone you've interacted with beginning two days (48 hours) prior to the onset of symptoms. (If you are asymptomatic, think back to two days prior to the positive test. Your list may include people you work with, partied with, rode in a car with, and live with. A GCPH investigator will ask you to discuss these contacts. Consider contacting individuals yourself to notify them of possible exposure. Your immediate in-house family should QUARANTINE. 
  • If you have an immediate need, contact Public Health at least three hours after your test at 970-725-3288. If you reach voicemail, please leave a message and your call will be returned.
  • If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.

COVID Symptoms

  • Loss of taste and/or smell
  • Runny nose/congestion
  • Dry cough
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath / difficulty breathing
  • Muscle aches
  • No symptoms (asymptomatic)

Quarantine

If you have a known exposure to someone who has tested positive to COVID-19, quarantine.
  • If you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive to COVID-19, please Quarantine following these best practices.
  • If you have an immediate need, contact Public Health at least three hours after your test: 970-725-3288. If you reach voicemail, please leave a message and your call will be returned.