As a community, we are all coping with rapidly changing information around the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to update information as it becomes available.
March 17th — the Ouray County Board of County Commissioners, Ouray City Council and Ridgway Town Council have declared a state of emergency related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). These declarations help the governments to access resources and implement helpful policies. Please find more information on those governments' websites listed in the Information Resources section.
March 20th — Ouray County restricted all overnight lodging, including short-term rentals and hotels.
March 25th — Governor Polis issued a 14-day 'stay at home' order, which included the closure of all non-essential businesses. You can review the state order here. The order is in effect until April 11.
Public Health Orders by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment are closing several businesses for varying periods. Please see the Information Resources to the right for details. The Ridgway Chamber created a web page specifically for updates by retail food establishments in our area.
The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The chamber operates the Visitors Center, which is open from May 1 through October 1 and is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62).
P.O. Box 544
Ridgway, Colorado 81432