Routt County Moves to Level Yellow on Friday at 6:00 AM Local Public Health Order Still in Effect


STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, February 25, 2021 – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) approved Routt County’s request to move to Level Yellow starting Friday, February 26th at 6:00 am.  Restaurants, offices and gyms can increase capacity to 50%. Personal gatherings are still restricted to ten people and no more than two households. To view the state capacity restrictions for all businesses, click.  Routt County’s local public health order is still in effect which requires businesses and events to send their mitigation plans to Routt County at , continue collecting contact information and requiring masks in public places for individuals aged two and older as well as other restrictions. The local public health order can be seen here.

Level Yellow


·      Indoors: Capacity increases to 50% or 50 people (up to 100 with calculator) with 6ft distancing in place

·      Outdoors: Six feet between parties

·      Last Call: 11:00 pm


·      50% capacity, remote work strongly encouraged

Outdoor Events

·      Unseated: Capacity increases to 50%, 175 people maximum (with calculator)

·      Seated: Capacity increases to 50%, 175 person cap (6ft distancing between parties)

Indoor Events

·      Unseated: Capacity increases to 50%, 50 people no calculator or 100 people maximum with calculator

·      Seated: Capacity increases to 50%, 150 person cap (6ft distancing between parties)

Gyms and Fitness Centers

·      Capacity increases to 50% or 50 people

Critical and Non-Critical Retail

·      50% capacity

Group Sports and Camps

·      Can operate at 25 people per activity

Personal Services

·      Capacity increased to 50%, 50 people maximum (with calculator)

Personal Gatherings

·      Up to 10 and no more than 2 households

P-12 Schools

·      In-person suggested

Higher Education

·      In-person, hybrid or remote as appropriate

View the restrictions and requirements for Level Yellow here.

For specific guidance for your industry sector, visit here.

Local Public Health Order Highlights:

§  Requires masks in all public places for anyone over the age of two

§  Requires for all businesses - Appendix A

§  Requires a  - Appendix B

§  Requires restaurants to:

·      Keep contact tracing logs of customers

·      Face covering must be worn at all times except by customers while actively consuming food or beverages