BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — New video launched by Boulder County Public Well being on Tuesday exhibits a whole lot of individuals packed alongside the banks of Boulder Creek.
Present state public well being orders prohibit folks from gathering in teams of greater than 10 folks.
The video additionally exhibits folks failing to observe social distancing.
Jeff Zayach, Boulder County Public Well being govt director, issued the next assertion Tuesday afternoon:
“I do know it’s been tough, however the video of individuals clearly gathering alongside the creek not solely exhibits teams bigger than 10 folks, however there was additionally not enough social distancing. Conditions like these not solely violate the state and native public well being orders, however they put our complete group, our companies, and our financial system in danger. Please do not forget that it takes as much as 14 days earlier than we see who will develop into sick and unfold the illness from this huge gathering of individuals alongside the creek. Please take this virus significantly and restrict gatherings to 10 folks or much less and stay a minimum of six toes from one another. Particular person actions are placing our companies and our most weak locally at additional threat.”
In keeping with Chana Goussetis, a spokesperson for Boulder County’s response to COVID-19, the well being division is in discussions with the Metropolis of Boulder and the Boulder Police Division concerning the state of affairs.
Goussetis mentioned she doesn’t at present have details about whether or not citations have been issued.
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