Based on the information presented at 11/10/2020 CDPHE LPHA meeting regarding prioritizing outbreaks, and due to the current surge of cases exceeding TCPHE capacity, TCPHE will prioritize outbreaks in the following manner:


Public Health Staff will define an outbreak when it occurs in the following entities:


  1. Long term Care facilities

  2. Schools (Childcare thru Higher Ed)

  3. Corrections

  4. Businesses that have potential for high community impact


The Public Health Director, or designee, will determine if outbreak classification is met.


Outbreak definitions applied for all outbreaks reported on and after April 10, 2020.