Denver and Boulder residents have been ordered to stay at home through April 10 at a minimum. Essential businesses will remain open, including:


  • Hospitals, clinics and walk-in health facilities.
  • Medical and dental care, excluding elective procedures.
  • Research and laboratory services.
  • Medical wholesale and distribution.
  • Home health-care companies, workers and aides.
  • Pharmacies.
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
  • Behavioral health-care providers.
  • Nursing homes, residential health care and congregate care facilities.
  • Medical supplies and equipment manufacturers and providers, and any related health-care services.
  • Veterinary care, livestock services and all medical services for animals.
  • Animal shelters and pet boarding services

All travel is currently prohibited, except:

  • Access to essential activities, businesses and services.
  • Care for elderly, minors, dependents, people with disabilities or other vulnerable people.
  • Going to or from educational facilities to support distance learning or to get meals or related services.
  • To return home from outside Denver or Boulder.
  • Travel required by law enforcement or court order.

Under the order you are still allowed to go outside for walking, hiking, biking, running or walking a dog. You must maintain a safe social distance from others. You may also leave the house to buy food or essential products.


Kaylee was raised (but not *technically* born) in Colorado. She graduated from Regis University with a bachelor of arts in English. During her time at Regis she worked as a teaching assistant in a freshman classroom setting and in the writing center helping students on a variety of topics. While there, she discovered Cura Personalis, or care for the entire person, leading to her love of feminism and desire for equal rights for all. Kaylee is the managing editor for AboutBoulder, OnDenver, and a key member of the OnMetro team, launching this platform in cities across the United States.