April 3rd Newsletter
It has been nearly two weeks since Governor Polis enacted the shelter in place order.
Denver enforcement teams have issued more than 964 warnings to comply with the stay-at-home order and nine orders to close non-critical business.
Tuesday we saw the largest single-day jump in COVID-19 deaths across the U.S., up more than 800 to a total of 4,102 as of Wednesday morning. As of this morning, Colorado has 3,728 cases and 710 hospitalizations out of 19,788 completed tests. Tragically, we have had 97 deaths so far from COVID19. I am thinking of these families and communities during these difficult times. We all need to be taking care of our mental health just like we are taking care of our physical health. If you or a loved one need someone to talk to, visit https://coloradocrisisservices.org, call 844-493-8255 or text TALK to 38255.
On a lighter note, Connect for Health has extended their enrollment period to April 30th, in an effort to help those that have lost their insurance due to this crisis. If you’re currently uninsured for any reason, you can still sign up for coverage here.
Traffic is about one-third of normal in Denver – and a reminder that street-sweeping season began yesterday but no citations will be issued for 30 days.
Denver museums and tourist attractions have created virtual tours that you can check out while you're stuck at home. Check out what Denver has to offer here!