Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Testing

Walk-in COVID-19 testing is not available at any Denver Health location. Testing is limited to patients with severe illnesses and symptomatic health care workers who are needed to care for other patients. For more information on COVID-19, call the Colorado helpline at 303-389-1687.


"As your health care provider, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your family. We continue to be there for all your health care needs."

-Robin Wittenstein, Denver Health CEO


Coronavirus News & Updates at Denver Health

Coronavirus News & Updates at Denver Health

Updated April 2, 2020: COVID-19 Response Brings Out the Best in Hospital Staff

"Denver Health is always at its best in a time of crisis." Those words from Denver Health Chief Medical Officer Connie Price, MD when asked about the rapidly changing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response at Denver Health have never rang truer.

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Updated March 27, 2020: How to Help Us Fight COVID-19

State, local and national leaders have sent out messages asking you to stay home unless you absolutely need to go out and if you do go out, make sure that you practice social distancing and keep six feet or more from others.

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Updated March 27, 2020: How to Help Denver Health Hospital Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic

Denver Health is grateful for the outpouring of support from the community with offers to help our hospital staff as we provide care during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

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Updated March 24, 2020: NO VISITOR POLICY at Denver Health Due to COVID-19

Denver Health's NO VISITOR policy has now been expanded to include no visitors to the emergency department at Denver Health.

Starting Tuesday, March 17 at 5 p.m., NO Visitors will be permitted at Denver Health with limited exceptions, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

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Updated March 24, 2020: Help for Uninsured During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Colorado Division of Insurance and Connect for Health Colorado are offering help for Coloradans who find themselves uninsured during the novel coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic.

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Updated March 23, 2020: Telehealth Expanding at Denver Health During COVID-19 Outbreak

Denver Health providers will still be seeing patients, but we will now be conducting most of our outpatient visits by telephone or video until further notice.

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Updated March 20, 2020: All Elective Surgeries Temporarily Suspended Due to Coronavirus

Denver Health is following a new executive order form Colorado Governor Jared Polis to temporarily suspend all elective and non-essential surgeries and procedures.

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Updated March 15, 2020: Visited Eagle, Gunnison, Pitkin or Summit counties, within the last week?

Denver Health is encouraging anyone who visited Eagle, Gunnison, Pitkin or Summit counties, within the last week, to minimize social contact in adherence to CDPHE recommendations. If you have questions about COVID-19, call CO HELP at 303-389-1687.

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Updated March 12, 2020: Limited Access and Patient Screening for Coronavirus

Starting today, Denver Health is putting new procedures in place for patients and visitors to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Based on our close monitoring of the situation and recent state test results, there is now reason to suspect we are seeing limited community spread of the virus in Colorado.

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Updated February 25, 2020: Coronavirus Versus the Flu

With coronavirus dominating the news headlines during the height of the much more common flu virus season, now is a good time to talk about some of the differences between the two and what you can do if you're feeling sick.

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 Updated February 12, 2020: Novel Coronavirus Information

Denver Public Health is currently working with the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to closely monitor the respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China.

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Latest Coronavirus Blogs from Denver Health

Why Should I Practice Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

March 26-31: COVID-19 Behind the Scenes

How to Identify People Infected With Coronavirus

Maintaining your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

What is the Difference Between the Novel Coronavirus and the Flu?

Who Gets Tested for Novel Coronavirus

Cold Weather Coronavirus Myths

How to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

 

How to Help Denver Health

Donation & Volunteer Opportunities

Denver Health Foundation is extremely grateful to each of our donors. You are the foundation of Denver’s health.

At this time, Denver Health's greatest need is for monetary donations. Those who want to help are encouraged to contribute to the COVID-19 Urgent Response Fund at DenverHealthFoundation.org/ways-to-give/donate-now.

For donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies including medical masks, gowns and gloves, please send an email to Linda.Ford@dhha.org. Denver Health is currently not accepting any homemade masks.

Vendors who are interested in selling or leasing supplies may send an email to COVID_vendors@dhha.org.

Volunteer Services at Denver Health is accepting food donations. Please call 303-602-2926 or send an email to Amy.Friedman@dhha.org with questions and to coordinate. The food must be made in a professional kitchen, and each item needs to be individually wrapped and dated with the date created.

Denver Health in the Media

Denver Health News Coverage January-March 2020

Patient FAQs & Flyers

 A Message from Denver Health Leadership

Travel Information

Denver Health Patient Information Flyer (English)

Denver Health COVID-19 Patient Information Flyer Spanish (Español)

Denver Health COVID-19 Patient Information Flyer  Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

Denver Health COVID-19 Patient Information Flyer Chinese (中文)

Denver Health COVID-19 Patient Information Flyer Arabic ( عربى )

Denver Health COVID-19 Patient Information Flyer Amharic (አማርኛ)

Denver Health COVID-19 Patient Information Flyer (Français)

Denver Health COVID-19 Patient Information Flyer (Soomali)

Denver Health COVID-19 Patient Information Flyer (русский)

Social Distancing Flyer

 

 
 
 

Coronavirus Resources & Education

Helpful Links:

 
Denver Health Coronavirus Education

 

Follow Our Denver Health YouTube Playlist on Coronavirus

 

Staff Information

Getting Care & Visitor Information

Denver Health Telehealth FAQ (English)

Denver Health Telehealth FAQ (Spanish)

Set up Telehealth video visits on your Apple iOS phone

Set up Telehealth video visits on your Android

Denver Health Visitor Policy

Send an online greeting to a patient!

Using the Denver Health Nurseline in Many Languages

Community Health Center FAQ (English)

Community Health Center FAQ (Español)