Please check back frequently for the latest updates: 

Public Health Orders and Press Releases:

Ouray County Public Health Confirms First COVID-19 Case

Gov. Polis Sends Letter to Vice President Pence Requesting Additional PPE to Address Shortage

4-1-2020 COVID-19 Situation Report

Updated Public Health Order 20-24 Implementing Stay At Home Requirements (April 1, 2020) 

Multi-Industry Construction Guidance

March 29, 2020 - Special Message from Mayor Nelson

City of Ouray March 27, 2020 Press Release - Domestic Violence

FAQ's Governor's Orders

Critical Business Self-Certification Information and Form

State of Colorado Activates 2-1-1 Colorado to Connect Coloradans with Human Services Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

Gov. Polis Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order, Provides Update on Colorado Response to COVID-19

Press Release - Backcountry Activities Highly Discouraged Per Sheriff

CDPHE Guidelines for Restaurants Offering Raw and Bulk Foods

Press Release - National Guard Response Efforts

Gov. Polis: Colorado is Leading by Example and Taking Action to Address COVID-19

FAQ's - 50% Workforce Order

Attorney General Phil Weiser calls for a statewide pause on eviction proceedings during the COVID-19 state of emergency

Executive Order D2020 011 Temporary Suspension of Enforcement on On Premise Retailed Licensees and Breweries to Sell, Deliveries, or Provide Alcohol for Takeout. 

FAQ's - Public Health Orders

Public Health Order #1
- Notice of Public Health Order Closing Bars, Restaurants, Theaters, Gymnasiums and Non-Essential Personal Services Countywide

Public Health Order #2 - Notice of Public Health Order Implementing Limits On Mass Gatherings Countywide

Public Health Order #3 - Notice of Public Health Order Restricting Overnight Lodging Countywide. 

3-19-2020 COVID-19 Update

State of Emergency Press Release

Local Disaster Emergency Declaration

Emergency Ordinance #3

Small Business Resources:

Support Resources for Colorado Businesses During COVID-19

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Senior Only Shopping Days/Times/Stores

Plaindealer Special Rates for Advertising

Ouray Plaindealer Rate and Distribution Sheet

Local Grocery Store Respone Plans

Ouray Business Reduced Services and Closures List Resources - Office of Economic Development and Int'l Trade

Small Business Disaster Preparedness 

COVID-19 Small Business Response Resources

Treasury and IRS Issue Guidance on Deferring Tax Payments

Long Term Community Recovery Resources: 

Region 10 Economic Disruption + Loan Program Information

Southwest Colorado Business Recovery Group - Facebook

Southwest Colorado Business Recovery Information

Notes from Colorado Retail Council conference call 

Additional Resources:

Ouray County Response Fund

Black Hills Energy Community Message

Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting regarding United Biomedical (“UBI”) Antibody Testing

USDA Announces Feeding Program Partnership in Response to COVID-19 

Rural Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

National Rural Health Organization

Feeding America

Grant Opportunities 

Additional Grant Opportunities 

City Contacts:

Staff Directory
 - for direct phone numbers and email addresses.