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What to do if you see a business not following stay-at-home order

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Posted at 8:30 AM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 10:42:09-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The governor's stay-at-home order has been in place now for one week and many people still have questions about what businesses can remain open during this time.

Denver has already cited some businesses for refusing to close and under the order, all non-essential businesses are to shut down.

When the order first went into effect, 911 dispatchers in southern Colorado were suddenly bogged down with calls.

Calling law enforcement is not advised if you're filing complaints about a business or have questions whether or not it should be open. You are asked to call (719) 578-3167 if you would like to bring a business to the attention of the health department.

The health department will then investigate if the business is violating the order and take steps to get them to comply.

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