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Public Health - COVID-19

Posted on: April 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Not Feeling Your Best? Get A Test!

Free COVID-19 testing is available for those experiencing symptoms. If you are experiencing symptoms or may have been exposed to COVID-19, get a test and follow quarantine guidance to avoid infecting others.

How can you get tested?

  • At one of the 80+ FREE testing sites in Colorado. View local sites at 
  • Many residents who qualify through their employer may be able to get at home testing kits through the Binax At-Home at home rapid COVID-19 testing program, which is a partnership between the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, Amazon, and eMed. Qualifying employee groups include, but are not limited to:
    • teachers
    • food services workers 
    • retail workers
    • hotel and other hospitality employees
    • events industry employees and event attendees
    • delivery and truck rivers from all industries (including DoorDash, UberEats, Amazon, etc.)
    • movie theater employees,
    • bank employees
    • gym employees
    • real estate agents and other staff
    • construction workers and trades people
    • general maintenance staff (cleaners, building maintenance, plumbers, electricians, and other tradespeople)
    • grocery store workers
    • energy and utility workers
    • security workers for all industries

Why Get tested? 

Although the COVID-19 Vaccine is now available to all Coloradans, not all Coloradans have been able to get vaccinated yet, and some are not currently eligible due to age or pre-existing medical conditions. Getting tested is one part of slowing the spread of COVID-19. 

When Should I Get Tested?

If you have COVID-19 symptoms or a known exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, get tested. View symptoms, and important steps to follow while waiting on test results.

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