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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Broomfield Public Health enacts simplified version of “the Dial"

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Broomfield Public Health issued a local Public Health Order enacting a simplified version of “the Dial” to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19 while vaccination efforts are ongoing. 

What you need to know?

  • Beginning April 16 at 12:01 a.m. through May 15, Broomfield will operate in “Level Blue: Caution” on the Dial
    • Broomfield’s Back to Business program will be suspended allowing all Broomfield businesses to operate with the following restrictions. View details at
    • Restaurants: 100% capacity with six feet between parties indoors and outdoors with last call at 2 a.m.
    • Gyms/Fitness Centers: 100% capacity with six feet between parties, indoors and outdoors
    • Organized Sports: groups of up to 50 athletes per activity on each court/field
    • Outdoor Events: 100% capacity with six feet distance between parties
    • Indoor events: 50% capacity up to 175 people, whichever is fewer, per room for unseated events; 100% capacity with six feet between parties for seated events
    • Bars: 25% capacity or 75 people, with last call at 2 a.m.
    • Retail, offices, and non-critical manufacturing: 75% capacity
      • Broomfield Facilities:
        • Broomfield Recreation Centers: Fitness facilities are operating at 100% capacity with physical distancing for cardio and the weight room. All other programs require registration through
        • The Broomfield Library, Auditorium, Depot Museum and Veterans Memorial Museum will continue to operate at 50% capacity, and the Broomfield Library will continue to offer at-risk hours from 9-10 a.m. Monday through Saturday.
    • Personal Gatherings: follow the CDC Guidance to keep six feet from others- not in your household. 
    • All sectors are expected to continue mitigation practices such as adopting policies to reduce density, continuing to avoid unnecessary in-person gatherings, requiring sick employees to stay home, and compliance with mandatory indoor face covering requirements. 
  • Phase 2: Observation Period. Effective May 16 - August 16: Broomfield and other local counties will move to “Level Clear - New Normal,” which has no restrictions, subject to Broomfield hospitalizations. 
    • Businesses will be able to operate at 100% capacity with no mitigation requirements, although face-covering may still be required.

Do your part by continuing to follow the 4W’s (washing your hands, watching your distance, waiting on gatherings and wearing a mask). If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, get tested, and get your COVID-19 Vaccine as soon as possible to protect yourself and others. Learn more about COVID-19 in Broomfield including where to get a vaccine, and details on local public health orders at

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