Communicable Disease

Summit County Public Health responds to infectious disease outbreaks and other local emergencies with public health implications. Many diseases must be reported by the medical community (hospitals, physicians, laboratories) to local and state health departments.

A list of diseases and medical conditions which must be reported is available on the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment website.

For more information, please contact the Public Health Department at (970) 668-9161.

2020 Mumps Outbreak

Summit County Public Health continues to respond to an outbreak of mumps linked to employees of Keystone Resort. 

Since the outbreak began, tens of thousands of people have visited Keystone Resort. At this time, there have been no cases among people visiting the resort. The risk to the general population remains low at this time.

COVID-19 Travel Considerations

Visitors to Summit County should be mindful of travel considerations related to COVID-19. This is a rapidly evolving situation, and information will be updated as it becomes available.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides recommendations on travel postponement and cancellation. CDC travel notices and are based on assessment of the potential health risks involved with traveling to a certain area. View the CDC’s current list of destinations with travel notices.