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Reopening Visit Telluride Safely During COVID

States, counties, and communities are beginning to write guidelines and protocols to safely open with COVID-19. For Telluride and San Miguel county , they are trying to balance doing what’s right for the town residents, the visitors, and the businesses. And, it’s no easy feat.

COVID-19 is changing the landscape of our typical Telluride summer. So there are just a few things you need to know so you can have a safe and enjoyable visit.

Really, the best thing you can do is educate yourself.

Your town likely has different policies and procedures in place for dealing with COVID-19, so you’ll want to understand what’s happening locally, in Telluride and Mountain Village, in order to interact with our community in the correct manner…and stay safe.

Here’s the gist of it:
  1. Bring a mask — it’s required you wear one in public spaces — as you’re picking up take-out from restaurants, grabbing drinks at the liquor store, or while you’re shopping in retail stores. Any place where you can’t safely stay 6 feet away from another individual, you’ll have to wear a mask. So, pack a mask!
  2. Maintain social distancing — stay 6 feet away from other people — at all times, if you’re able. If you can’t, then please wear your mask.
  3. If you begin to exhibit symptoms, give the Telluride Medical Center a call. They’ll want to speak with you before potentially doing curbside testing, so please call before you attempt to walk-in for an appointment.
  4. Wash your hands, often. This helps prevent the spread of the virus should you come in contact with an infected, respiratory droplet.

If you’re specifically interested in what changes Latitude 38 has made to our protocols and procedures, please visit our updated cleaning protocols page.

Should you still have questions

— about what restaurants are offering take-out, where to get curbside grocery delivery, or anything else COVID-related — please contact our office directly at 970-728-8838. We’re always here to help.

We look forward to welcoming you to Telluride, and hope you’ll have a successful and safe visit!

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