Pitkin County COVID-19 Risk Level
Pitkin County is currently at a Moderate level of COVID-19 risk
The Pitkin County COVID-19 community risk level is moderate because of an increase in incidence and positivity rate (see metrics below). Pitkin County Public Health monitors COVID-19 community risk level so that individuals can assess their risk and make informed decisions about their specific circumstances. Getting vaccinated continues to be the best way to protect yourself and reduce the spread of COVID-19. At this moderate risk level, and all risk levels, these COVID-19 Healthy Best Practices are important everyday preventative measures that can decrease risk.
These three simple metrics will determine the overall risk level for Pitkin County
COVID-19 Hospital Capacity and Key Metrics
Pitkin County is closely monitoring local hospital capacity at Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH). See the “AVH Status” tab in the middle panel of this dashboard for more information. If AVH inpatient hospitalization and/or transfer capacity reaches the “concerning” level, capacity limits and public health requirements may be reinstated for the community. Visit the AVH website for more information on units and departments.
The middle panel will continue to display the three key metrics Pitkin County Public Health monitors to inform COVID-19 recommendations for our communities and businesses. The three metrics inside the dashboard are based on Pitkin County data. Please note that CDPHE data lags Pitkin County data by about 2 days.