5/11/20 Daily Update


Montrose County Public Health has four new cases to report today and 24 negative cases. Today, Governor Polis announced the opening of state campgrounds tomorrow (May 12). Campgrounds can be reserved online at https://www.cpwshop.com/campinghome.page.

Officials hosted a tour of the Battelle Critical Care Mass Sanitization System and would like to remind first responders and healthcare professionals that they can register for services at: battelle.org/decon.

We all play a part in helping stop community spread and reducing the number of cases of COVID-19 in the county, and we can do that by washing our hands, limiting social interactions, maintaining social distance, and wearing a mask when in public.

If you have questions, the Montrose County Public Health info line is available at 970-252-4545 in both English and Spanish.

As always, please keep regular appointments with your primary care provider to keep chronic conditions under control. If you need emergency medical help, the Emergency Department at Montrose Memorial Hospital is a safe place to go for care. They have precautions to keep patients safe and skilled medical care for emergencies.


Montrose County Public Health has a test site available for individuals who meet criteria to be tested. In order to be tested, please CALL your primary care provider. Please note COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized at MMH include both positive cases and suspected cases; as such, this number fluctuates daily as results are returned and patients discharged.

COVID-19 Cases in Montrose County COVID-19 Deaths in Montrose County
128, and *one presumptive/inconclusive result 11


COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized at MMH Positive Cases Reported as “Self-recovered” from COVID-19 symptoms
3 94


Age Range Number of Cases
0-9 1
10-19 1
20-29 22
30-39 18
40-49 18
50-59 19
60-69 20
70-79 17
80-89 8
90-99 1


Male Female
61 66