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FOR VACCINE AND APPOINTMENT AVAILABILITY.

*Eligibility does not equate to availability*

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 Orange:

Safer at Home -

High Risk

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:

  • Age 3 or older who meet ANY one of the following criteria:

  • Individual WITH COVID-19 symptoms (best to test as soon as symptoms occur)

    •  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.

  • Individual WITHOUT COVID-19 symptoms who has had a known exposure or was identified as a close contact to someone who tested positive to COVID. (A close contact is defined as being within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more in a 24-hour period) Exposure testing should occur at day 5-14 from exposure - best to test day 5 - 7 after exposure. 

  • Public Health requests testing - Individual claiming this status will have a letter from TCPHE

 

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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