Communicable Disease

Summit County Public Health responds to infectious disease outbreaks and other local emergencies with public health implications. Communicable disease prevention, investigation, and control is a core public health service in Colorado. The majority of reportable diseases/conditions require some type of public health investigation, mainly related to controlling further disease spread.  

Many diseases must be reported by the medical community (hospitals, physicians, laboratories) to local and state health departments. A list of diseases and medical conditions which must be reported is available on the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment website.

Information related to COVID-19 Response.

COVID-19 Travel Considerations

Visitors to Summit County should be mindful of travel considerations related to COVID-19. This is a rapidly evolving situation, and information will be updated as it becomes available.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides recommendations on travel postponement and cancellation. CDC travel notices and are based on assessment of the potential health risks involved with traveling to a certain area. View the CDC’s current list of destinations with travel notices.