Governor Jared Polis announced a Statewide mask order on July 16, 2020, directing Coloradans to wear a face covering while indoors. The order has since been amended. See the updated order and guidance at covid19.colorado.gov/mask-guidance
City of Durango face covering order
May 18, 2021: City Council adopted Resolution #2021-26 allowing the emergency mask ordinance to lapse effective May 18, 2021. The resolution encourages vaccinations, and urges residents and visitors alike to comply with other health or mask orders and honor requirements individual businesses may have for wearing masks. Face coverings continue to be required on transportation networks, including Durango Transit, in Durango-La Plata County Airport and on commercial aircraft, per TSA rules.
May 4, 2021 - City Council has extended the mask ordinance until May 18, 2021 for further discussion at the regular City Council meeting. Meeting agenda and information is available at DurangoGov.org/meetings
Jan. 19, 2021 - City Council passed emergency ordinance #2021-01 extending #2020-0017.
Nov. 23, 2020 - City Council passed an emergency ordinance supporting State orders requiring masks and providing other enforcement to decrease the spread of COVID-19 in our community. View signed Ordinance #2020-0017