The City of Fort Morgan’s top priority is the health and safety of our community. We encourage residents to stay informed on the latest news and resources regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus).
We will update this webpage as information continues to become available.
COVID-19 News Updates
July 21, 2020
On July 16, 2020, Governor Polis issued Executive Order D 2020 138 requiring a mandatory statewide mask order that goes into effect at midnight on July 16, 2020, and will be in effect for 30 days. It may be extended. Click here for information regarding the mandatory statewide mask order.
Click here for information on how the City of Fort Morgan will observe the statewide mandatory mask order.
May 26, 2020
On Monday May 25, 2020, Governor Polis issued Executive Order D 2020 079 extending the Safer at Home order to June 1, 2020. Governor Polis also provided information regarding the reopening of restaurants beginning May 27, 2020 with certain guidelines. Click here for more information.
May 21, 2020
State and local officials will be partnering with Walmart to do COVID-19 testing on-site within their parking lot located at 1300 Barlow Road in Fort Morgan. Testing will begin Friday, May 22, the site will be open 7 to 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly; weather permitting. Please note the site will be closed on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020.
The drive-thru testing site will test individuals who meets CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested. That includes first responders, health care providers, at risk groups, and others with symptoms of COVID-19.
If you are interested in being tested please visit www.DoINeedaCOVID19test.com to see if you are eligible for testing and to make an appointment.
April 28, 2020
On Monday, April 27, 2020, Governor Polis launched the "Safer at Home" web-page which outlines the new guidelines for Coloradans as we transition into Level 2- Safer at Home phase during COVID-19. Level-2 continues to encourage everyone to stay at home; while critical businesses remain open and non-critical businesses reopen with restrictions.
To visit the web-page and get more information click here.
For City archived press releases, news, and announcements click here
Get prepared and take preventative steps to ensure the health and safety of you and your family. Stay up to date on information regarding our region through Northeast Colorado Health Department (NCHD). To stay up to date on press releases (available in English and Spanish) from NCHD click here. For information regarding COVID-19 testing click here.
Click here for information from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on prevention and community spread regarding COVID-19.
For data regarding COVID-19 case counts in Morgan County and Colorado click here.
Additional links and resources:
- Slowing Community Spread
- FEMA: Guidance on COVID-19 Preparedness
- CDC: Getting your household ready for COVID-19
Go to COVID-19 Business Resources to stay up to date on State and federal resources available to assist your business. If you have any questions, please contact our Economic Development Office. Follow our LinkedIn page for updates as well.
Suspended City Programs and Activities
- Youth soccer
- Recreational Programs held at school district facilities including Men’s Basketball league, Women’s Open Gym Basketball, Sunday Open Gym Basketball, and Pickleball Open Gym
- All Library & Museum community programs
Public use facilities that are currently closed until further notice:
- Armory Recreation Center
- Senior Center
- Fort Morgan Library & Museum (currently offering curbside pickup)