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Posted on: February 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Broomfield moves to "Level Yellow: Concern"

Friday afternoon the state announced the Dial 2.0 changes we’ve been anticipating, which will place Broomfield at “Level Yellow: Concern” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6.

Friday afternoon the state announced the Dial 2.0 changes we’ve been anticipating, which will place Broomfield at “Level Yellow: Concern” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6.

What Changes in Yellow:

  • Broomfield Back to Business Certified Businesses- Per the state, counties approved to operate a 5-Star Program will be able to allow their certified businesses to operate at one level lower than the county’s designation once 70% of Coloradans 70+ are vaccinated across the state. Broomfield has vaccinated almost 60% of our 70+ residents and is making great progress towards the state's goal of 70% of 70+ residents vaccinated by the end of February.
  • The Broomfield Library will continue to operate at 50% capacity, as it was in “Level Orange: High Risk.”
    • The Depot and Vets Museum will increase to 50% capacity.
    • The Broomfield Auditorium will increase to 50% capacity for in person shows and continue to utilize live streaming capacity.
  • The Paul Derda Recreation Center and the Broomfield Community Center, as Back to Business certified businesses, will operate in “Level Yellow: Concern” until the 70% of 70+ vaccinations are achieved across the state.

The Community at Large:

  • Businesses/facilities that can operate at 50% capacity:
    • Indoor restaurant seating, or up to 50 people with no calculator (up to 150 with calculator,) whichever is fewer. Last call will be 11 p.m.
    • Personal services and gyms/fitness centers, or up to 50 people per room, whichever is fewer.
    • Office-based businesses
    • Retail
    • Outdoor events, or up to 175 people whichever is fewer.
    • Indoor unseated events, or up to 50 people with no calculator; (up to 100 with calculator ) whichever is fewer.
    • Indoor seated events, or up to 100 people, whichever is fewer
  • Organized sports can proceed in groups of 25 or fewer, excluding coaches and officials.
  • Gatherings will remain at ten people or less, from no more than two households max.

    As data indicates that the county can move between levels in The Dial, it is important we all stay diligent to stop the spread by continuing to follow the 4 Ws: wear a mask, wash your hands, watch your distance, wait on gatherings.

    The Dial 2.0 updates will also help Broomfield by reducing the time it takes to move between levels in response to a spike in data. As restrictions are relaxed, it’s critical to continue closely monitoring the data and to act swiftly in response to changes in the COVID-19 conditions.

CDPHE anticipates releasing another update to the Dial in the Spring with more access and availability of the vaccines across the state.

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