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Posted on: June 29, 2020

June 26: State health department approves additional Douglas County variance requests

On Friday, June 26, Douglas County received a letter of approval form the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment pertaining to the County’s variance request for gatherings, receptions, events and life rites - and the County’s variance request for theaters, team sports and pools.

Approvals are specific to limited capacities, sustainability of favorable public health data, with social distancing and adherence to public health orders. The approvals will:

  • Allow 175 people indoors and 250 outdoors for: gatherings, receptions, events and life rites; indoor and outdoor pools;
  • Allow 50 players indoors and outdoors for recreational league sports and tournaments;
  • Allow libraries and bowling alleys to expand to 50% capacity not to exceed 175 people indoors; and
  • Allow 175 people indoors at movie theaters, performance theaters, opera houses, concert halls and music halls.

Read more about the variance on Douglas County’s website.

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