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.
- 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: 3 (in past 28 days)
- All Colorado Hospitalizations:
- 90% of Acute Care Beds in Use
- 84% of ICU Beds in Use
- 52% of Those Hospitalized are Unvaccinated
7-Day COVID-19 Case Summary (3/30 – 4/5)
- 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 (3/30 – 4/5)
- Positivity Rate: 5%
- Positivity Increase/Decrease: 4% Decrease over the prior 7-day period
State Announces Transition Plans for COVID-19 Community Testing
The state will close 40 testing sites by the end of April as part of its gradual transition from offering COVID-19 testing through state-run community testing sites to traditional healthcare settings and federal programs. 80 state-run sites will remain open. Currently, the local sites on the list to close on April 30 are the Aspen Airport cell phone lot and the Snowmass Village Town Hall. Read more.
CDPHE to Send Text Messages
Over the next two weeks, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will send text messages and email reminders to Coloradans aged 65 and up about the authorization of a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccines, as well as reminders to Coloradans aged 50 and up who still need their third dose. Read more.
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
Visit the Get Vaccinated webpage for details and to make appointments.
Mobile Vax Bus in Aspen
9am – 5pm each day
- Friday, April 22 – Aspen Valley Hospital Parking Lot – 401 Castle Creek Rd. Aspen, CO 81611
- Saturday, April 23 & Sunday, April 24 – Rio Grande Park 412 Rio Grande Pl. Aspen, CO 81611
Appointments Recommended. 1st, 2nd and booster doses available for Pfizer, Moderna. Pediatric Pfizer also available (age 5+). Clinic information may be subject to change. No ID required.