COVID-19

Boulder County has issued a Stay at Home Order, effective March 26 at 8 a.m. The order requires all individuals anywhere in Boulder County to stay at home (also known as shelter in place), except for certain defined essential activities, work, and services. As part of the order, Town of Lyons parks are open for purposes of outdoor activity, such as walking, hiking, biking, running, and similar activities, but all playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic areas, and other similar areas conducive to public gathering shall be closed. The order is in place until April 17, 2020, although it’s possible it may be extended.

Please review and learn how Boulder County's Stay at Home Order may impact you. 
Please watch this 4.5-minute video from the Public Health Director and Commissioners about the Stay-at-Home order:
If you have questions after reviewing the website and watching the video, you may contact Boulder County Public Health:
healthinfo@bouldercounty.org
Call center: 720-776-0822
The Town of Lyons is in close communication with the Boulder County Public Health Department and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) regarding COVID-19, more commonly known as the Coronavirus. 
In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community, Town Hall and public Town facilities are closed to the public. Please see the 'Closures' tab below for more information. For updates, continue to check back to this page, (townoflyons.com/COVID-19), or sign up for the Town Newsletter eblast, at townoflyons.com/signup.

Mandates in Effect



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  1. Stay at Home Order
  2. Closures
  3. Resources
On March 25, 2020, Boulder County Public Health instituted Stay at Home Order, effective March 26 at 8 a.m. The order requires all individuals anywhere in Boulder County to stay at home (also known as shelter in place), except for certain defined essential activities, work, and services. The order is in place until April 17, 2020, although it’s possible it may be extended.

The following is intended to provide an overview of the Stay at Home Order; please refer to Boulder County's Stay at Home Order page for full details

Home
Everyone living in Boulder County, including cities and towns within the county, are ordered to stay at their place of residence.
  • Residences include hotels, motels, shared rental units, and similar facilities. 
  • When outside the residence and using any shared or outdoor spaces, you must maintain a social distance of at least six feet from others. 
  • People may only leave their residences for Essential Activities, Essential Governmental Functions, or to operate Essential Businesses, as defined by the Order (click the links to be directed to respective definitions). 
  • Individuals experiencing homelessness are exempt, but are strongly urged to obtain shelter.
Business
All businesses with a facility in Boulder County, except those defined as Essential Businesses, are required to cease all activities at facilities located within the county, except any Minimum Basic Operations, as defined by the Order (click the links to be directed to respective definitions).
  • Businesses may continue operations where their employees, contractors and volunteers work remotely or from home.
  • All Essential Businesses are asked to remain open. Essential Businesses must comply with Social Distancing Requirements of maintaining a six-foot distance from others, including employees and members of the public, (e.g. customers standing in line).
  • Essential Businesses are encouraged to consider delivery, drive-thru, and pick up options to minimize exposure between individuals.
Gatherings
All public or private gatherings of any number of people are prohibited, other than gatherings of a single household or living unit.

Travel
All travel, except Essential Travel and travel that is a part of Essential Activities is prohibited.