Larimer County announced a new emergency public health order will go into place at 11 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 23) after recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

The order makes a number of changes for residents and businesses:

  • Personal indoor and outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people from no more than two households.
  • Restaurants and bars must halt alcohol sales at 11 p.m.
  • Non-critical office-based businesses encouraged to increase remote work options.
  • Recreational sports are limited to residents of Larimer County and the neighboring counties of Weld and Boulder.
  • Recreational sports are limited to 2 spectators per player. Venue capacity must be below 50% with indoor facilities capped at 100 and outdoor facilities capped at 175.

“We need to implement these targeted strategies to reduce transmission of COVID-19 in Larimer County, thus reducing illness and a potential surge on the medical system; while avoiding further restrictions on our schools, businesses and places of worship,” said Larimer County Public Health Director Tom Gonzales in a press release.

“I know we are all tired of this and have pandemic fatigue, but we cannot let our guard down just yet. I have no doubt that we will rally again and reduce transmission just like we did in May and July.”

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