Contact tracing: When a person is diagnosed with coronavirus, how do Routt County officials backtrack their movements?

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, March 20, 2020 — When a person tests positive for COVID-19, the Routt County public health department’s team are alerted. The investigation begins with an extremely low-tech tool: a conversation. “We interview the person who has tested positive, (and) we identify all the people they’ve been in contact with in the period (more…)

2-1-1: Your local free helpline

What is 211? 

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, March 20, 2020 — A great resource for local community information is what 211 is. Call, text or chat with your local 211 to speak with a community resource specialist who can help you find services and resources that are available. You will find help with:


March 17, 2020


On Monday evening the Colorado State Health Department issued a public health order closing dine-in service at all Colorado bars, restaurants, gyms, theaters, and casinos but allowing take-out and delivery service: 


March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 5:10 PM

Routt County will be restricting public access to County offices starting March 17th at 8:00 a.m. Operations will continue via phone and online as much as possible. We will be following-up on how to access our individual department’s services as more information is obtained. 

March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020 11:37 AM

Starting today, Steamboat Ski Resort is suspending all operations. The resort will work with guests in canceling their visit and will provide refunds to those who have hotel and other bookings during this closure period. For more information and updates, visit


March 13, 2020

COVID- 19 Updates

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, March 13, 2020 — Routt County Department of Public Health is reporting the first presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in the county. CDC confirmation is pending. 


Coronavirus Information

How the Town of Hayden is monitoring Coronavirus

The Town of Hayden is committed to maintaining and protecting the health of our residents who live in our community. While there’s no immediate threat to the community, the Routt County Public Health Department, (more…)