This report gives you a summary of the data over the past week and the status of COVID-19 in the community.** For more detailed information, please visit our Covid-19 data dashboards.
Current CDC Covid-19 Community Level
Pitkin County is currently at a level. Learn more.
Hospital Status (As of 2/16)
- Aspen Valley Hospital Capacity: COMFORTABLE*
(Based on an evaluation of inpatient hospitalizations, transfer capacity, healthcare workers out and average daily visits in ER, respiratory evaluation, and COVID-19 testing)
- Pitkin County Resident Hospital Admissions: 2 (in past 2 weeks anywhere in CO)
- All Colorado Hospitalizations:
- 90% of Acute Care Beds in Use
- 84% of ICU Beds in Use
- 67% of Those Hospitalized are Unvaccinated
7-Day COVID-19 Case Summary (3/23 – 3/29)
- New Pitkin County cases: 14
- Resident Incidence Rate: 81/100,000
(The cumulative incidence rate is calculated by dividing the total number of cases over the census population, then multiplying by 100,000)
7-Day Testing Summary (3/23 – 3/29)
- Positivity Rate: 4%
- Positivity Increase/Decrease: 5% Decrease over the prior 7-day period
- Indoor Mask Mandate
- Masks are recommended indoors but required on public transportation and in some business settings.
2nd Booster Approval
On March 29th, The CDC updated their recommendations to allow certain immunocompromised individuals and people over the age of 50 who received an initial booster dose at least 4 months ago to be eligible for another mRNA booster to increase their protection against severe disease from COVID-19. Adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months ago may now receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.
Upcoming Vaccination Clinics
Need to get vaccinated or boosted? Check out these upcoming clinics from Pitkin County and Community Health Services. Visit the Get Vaccinated webpage for details and to make appointments.
Mobile Vax Bus
Sat, Apr 2
9am – 5pm. Aspen Valley Hospital 401 Castle Creek Rd. Aspen, CO 81611
Sun Apr 3, Mon Apr 4
9am – 5pm. Rio Grande Park 412 Rio Grande Pl. Aspen, CO 81611
Fri Apr 22, Sat Apr 23, Sun Apr 24
Save the date, Location to be determined
Ages 12+ Ages 5-11 Boosters
1st, 2nd and booster doses available for Pfizer, Moderna. Pediatric Pfizer also available. Clinic information may be subject to change. Walk-ups Welcome!
Why should we vaccinate our kids? Hear from these locals
Hear from Spanish Speaking locals Iliana Renteria, Hazzell Chevez, and Father Bert from St. Stephens Catholic Church on why it’s important for parents to vaccinate their kids. Click here to watch.