Teller County COVID-19 Testing Site Closed Today, Friday, April 16, 2021,

due to Adverse Weather Conditions

CURENTLY SERVING PHASES 1 and 2 (everyone age 18 and over)

See the above link to indicate your interest in receiving the vaccine

and to be contacted when vaccine is available for your phase

Check with your Primary Care Provider or, if you are a Veteran, with the VA. We will add Teller County vaccine providers as they become available

Right now, we are in

Level Yellow:

Safer at Home -

Concern

Faq's

Important Information

Number of COVID cases

Contact Tracing Update

 

Teller County Public Health & Environment is currently experiencing a high volume of cases and may not be able to complete contact tracing for all exposed individuals.

 

If you are a confirmed COVID-19 case (test positive), you may be contacted for a phone interview.  Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 are infectious and are required to isolate.

 

Teller County Public Health & Environment recommends that confirmed positive individuals reach out to their close contacts to inform them of their potential exposure to COVID-19 with directions to quarantine.

 

You can find more information about next steps here.

Testing Calendar 

TESTING ELIGIBILITY

Eligible for Testing:

COVID-19 PCR Test

  • Age 4 or older (testing of children will be based on testing site discretion. Children who are not able to cooperate for insertion of a nasal swab will not be tested) who exposed to COVID-19 (no earlier than 5 days after exposure) or persons experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 ( for a list of COVID-19 symptoms visit the CDC website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

  • fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of teste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
  • PCR test results will be reported by text or email
  • Individuals with positive test results will be contacted by TCPHE for follow-up

NOT Eligible for testing at this time:

  • If individual tested positive for COVID-19 within last 90 days

    • After 90 days OK to re-test from initial positive test (this is the case in most circumstances)

  • If a person has been tested in the previous 14 days 

  • Screening for the following purposes:

    • Return to work - Refer to employer’s work place, Peak Vista or other testing entity in Colorado Springs

    • Pre-Surgical screening- Refer to individual’s surgical office for guidance regarding testing

    • Travel screening- Refer to Walgreens (not in Woodland Park), Costco, Safeway or other entities that do travel testing

  • Surveillance testing for employer/facility/business 

    • Refer to employer or facility

Teller County Data Dashboard 

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