Larimer County Division of Well being & Setting Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic
March 15, 2020: Larimer County Declares Formal Emergency to Entry Native, State and Federal Assets for COVID-19 Response
Colorado is responding to the unfold of COVID-19 throughout the state. Our precedence is maintaining the individuals of our state secure. We’re monitoring the scenario in real-time and are ready to behave after we do have a recognized case in our group.
We’re working along with state public well being officers, following federal steerage, to evaluate and take a look at suspected circumstances, determine individuals who might have been uncovered to circumstances, and decide the necessity for monitoring, isolation, quarantine, or different restriction of motion and actions.
A number of responses to rising pathogens in the previous couple of years have ready public well being to reply to conditions like this. We have now labored on SARS, the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, and MERS. Officers are working carefully with CDC and organizations throughout the state to make sure our response is proactive, robust, and collaborative.
We have now pandemic response plans able to go, now we have constructed instruments and protocols to observe vacationers and different people who could also be uncovered, now we have the an infection management experience we’d like, and maybe most vital, we’ve constructed robust relationships with group and healthcare companions.