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Colorado dumped their mask mandate last year.
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The state of Colorado is providing free KN95 and surgical masks for members of the public at certain locations throughout the state.
Learn more about where to find free masks
Mask-wearing and vaccination
are the two most important tools Coloradans can use to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As Colorado faces a surge of the omicron variant
, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recommends wearing a mask around others even if you are vaccinated against COVID-19.
Wearing a mask is especially important if you are not fully up to date with your vaccinations
While vaccination greatly reduces the chances of getting very sick, needing to be hospitalized, or dying from COVID-19, vaccinated people still can catch and spread the virus. Wearing a mask even after vaccination helps protect you and other people from COVID-19.
In some specific places, state law requires people to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep others safe. Learn more about where masks are required by state law
requires everyone age 2 and older to wear masks on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States. Masks are also required in U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and train stations.
Everyone has to wear a mask while using public transportation, regardless of whether or not they are vaccinated.
Some counties in Colorado may require people to wear masks in indoor public places.
You can contact your local public health agency
for more information about whether masks are required in your area. Some businesses may also require masks.
CDPHE encourages all Coloradans to keep masks with them in public and wear them when asked.