The City of Sheridan has been following the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is monitoring both local and state public health authorities. The City will continue to update and share information as circumstances evolve.
Stay-At-Home Orders to Stop the Spread of COVID-19
Tri - County rescinds their Stay at Home Public Health Order and Adopts State Order. The State of Colorado Stay at Home Public Health Order went into effective March 26 at 6:00 a.m. until April 11 at 11:59 p.m.
These Stay-At-Home Orders are in addition to other recently issued public health orders that promote social distancing, such as those from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. While beneficial, we do not believe they have done enough to slow transmission. The Stay at Home Public Health Order go a step further by requiring individuals to do their part by staying at home and away from others.
Transitioning to Safer-At-Home
Governor Polis issued a statewide "Stay-at-Home" order effective Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. This order has been extended to April 26, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Effective April 27, Governor Polis has stated we will move into the next phase which will be "Safer-at-Home" encouraging people to stay in rather than ordered to stay in.
In essence, the State’s "Safer-at-Home" has strong recommendations for citizens and restrictions will be in place for businesses that will be encouraged to slowly open. The following is what the Governor is recommending for Colorado life after April 26: