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 Risk Level
Pitkin County is currently experiencing a High Level of community transmission (defined as >= 100 cases / 100,000 cumulative incidence rate or a testing positivity rate of over 10%). 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)
- Overall Capacity remains Comfortable (Green).
- Essential Health care workers are moving from Cautious (Yellow) to Comfortable (Green).
- Avg Daily visits remain Comfortable (Green).
- Inpatient Hospitalization and Transfer Capacity remains Comfortable (Green).
- Pitkin County Resident Hospital Admissions: 0 (in past 2 weeks anywhere in CO)
- Pitkin County Resident ICU Admissions: 0 (in past 2 weeks anywhere in CO)
- All Colorado Hospitalizations:
- 90% of Acute Care Beds in Use
- 89% of ICU Beds in Use
- 58% of Those Hospitalized are Unvaccinated
7-Day COVID-19 Case Summary (2/9 – 2/15)
- New Pitkin County cases: 53 (3 are under 18 years old)
- Resident Incidence Rate: 305/100,000
(The cumulative incidence rate is calculated by dividing the total number of cases over the census population, then multiplying by 100,000)
- School and Childcare Cases:
- Child/Student – 2
- Teacher/Staff – 0
7-Day Testing Summary (2/9 – 2/15)
- Positivity Rate: 12.8%
- Positivity Increase/Decrease: 7.1% Decrease over the prior 7-day period
- Testing Turnaround: 99.3% of test results within 2 days
Vaccination Status (As of 2/17)
- 83% of all residents are fully vaccinated
- 100% of all residents have received at least one dose
- Indoor Mask Mandate – Effective 9/16
- All individuals 2 years or older are required to wear a face covering in all indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status. Learn more
Pitkin County Board of Health Votes to End Mask Mandate Starting Feb. 22
On Thursday, February 11th the Pitkin County Board of Health voted to drop all local public health orders at 12 a.m. Feb. 22, including the indoor mask mandate. This mandate also applies to children in schools. Businesses as well as owners and operators of any public indoor space in Pitkin County can determine their own masking policy and whether they want to continue to require masks. Read our newest blog to learn more.
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
Fri Feb 25, Sat Feb 26, Sun Feb 27
9am – 5pm. 426 E Main St. Aspen Co
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!
**The COVID-19 case data was collected by Pitkin County Public Health and may not reflect data reported by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). Testing results are from CDPHE reports of all COVID-19 tests among Pitkin County residents. There may be differences between CDPHE positivity estimates and those presented in this report.