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 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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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.