Trinidad Colorado

COVID19 Information and Updates


For the most updated national information visit: The CDC Coronavirus PageRead all local Standing Orders, Press Releases and other local information.

Current Case Count
Updated December 2, 2020

           Las Animas County Huerfano County
Total Cases 319 195
Active Cases 101 88
Deaths 2 7

Status dial for current level of protection. Green is Protect our neighbors, Blue is caution, Yellow is concern, Orange is high risk, Red is severe risk, Purple is extreme risk

Current Dial Level
Updated December 4, 2020
Las Animas County Huerfano County

Orange - High Risk

(Will move to Red - Severe Risk
on December 7 at 5 pm)

Red - Severe Risk

Free COVID Testing December 3rd and 4th, 1 pm to 4 pm at the Garcia Justice Center, 2309 East Main Street, Trinidad CO

Huerfano County is in Level Red as of December 4 at 5 pm, Las Animas County will be in Level Red as of December 7 at 5 pm

Beginning December 4, Huerfano County community members and businesses should follow Level Red of CDPHE’s Dial Framework per Public Health Order 20-36.

Beginning December 7, Las Animas County community members and businesses should follow Level Red of CDPHE’s Dial Framework per Public Health Order 20-36.

Some key changes for the counties under the state’s updated Level Red requirements include:

  • Personal gatherings with people outside of your household are prohibited.
  • Indoor dining at restaurants is prohibited; use takeout, curbside or delivery options instead. Outdoor dining is permitted with those in your household.
  • Last call is at 8 p.m., bars are closed.
  • Gyms are limited to 10% capacity, or 10 people indoors per room, or outdoors in groups less than 10. Reservations are required.
  • Indoor events are closed.
  • Outdoor events are permitted at 25% capacity, not to exceed 75 people.
  • Both critical and non-critical retail are limited to 50% capacity and should increase their curbside pick-up and delivery services.
  • People who are at higher risk for getting COVID-19 or experiencing severe illness must stay at home.

For a full list of requirements, visit CDPHE's website.

General Guidance for Our Community
Under Level Red, “Severe Risk,” everyone must take these actions:

  • Continue to stay home as much as possible.
  • Vulnerable people at high risk of severe illness from COVID-19, such as older adults, must continue to only leaving home for medical care and essential activities.
  • When you go out, follow physical distancing requirements (6 feet of space between yourself and others).
  • Do not go to work if you are sick.
  • People who have COVID-19 symptoms should get tested, and must isolate unless they have a negative test result.
  • Individuals in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties are required to wear a mask in indoor public settings, as well as outdoor public settings where 6 ft. distancing cannot be maintained.
  • No personal gatherings with individuals from outside of your household.