Chaffee County Public Health

As of July 27. Numbers reflect data that is made known to CCPH.

Postive cases in Chaffee County 282

Deaths among cases (includes probable) 19

Deaths due to COVID-19 14

Positive community cases (not including Columbine, DOC) 36

Out-of-county cases 15 (Not included in final numbers, cases include people who were tested in Chaffee County but do not have physical addresses here.)


Capacity 36%

Current COVID cases 0

Total tests 1,496

Positive tests 49

Negative tests 1,477

Pending 19

Employees tested 92

Positive tests 2

Negative tests 90


Positive Columbine cases 56

Columbine resident cases 44

Columbine staff cases 12


Positive DOC cases 189

DOC inmate cases 180

DOC staff cases 9

Colorado state report

44,565 cases

497,265 people tested

6,271 hospitalized

63 counties

457 outbreaks

1,799 deaths among cases

1,668 deaths due to COVID-19

Colorado hospital report

Percent of facilities updating (within 24 hours) 83%

Patients hospitalized for confirmed COVID-19 250

Patients hospitalized as COVID-19 under investigation 115

Facilities anticipating staff shortages (within the next week) 4

Facilities anticipating shortages of PPE (within the next week) 1

Facilities anticipating ICU bed shortages in the next week 0

Critical care ventilators in use/total cc ventilators 338/1,145

For all local resources related to COVID-19, visit, click RED COVID-19 button.

CCPH hosts two free testing clinics each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m.-noon at the Touber Building, 448 East 1st Street, Salida. Testing is by appointment only.

Call Public Health at 719-539-4510 to be screened and scheduled for testing.

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