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The Broadmoor resort to close until Memorial Day

The Broadmoor celebrates 100 years
Posted at 4:43 PM, Mar 19, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — The prestigious Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs announced Thursday all facilities will close on Saturday, March 21 until at least Memorial Day weekend as part of social distancing efforts.

A release reaffirms there are no incidents of guests or employees being diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19) at this time.

Earlier this week, Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued a public health order suspending all dine-in services at restaurants and bars. The order also impacts 'non-essential' services like nail and hair salons, tattoo parlors, spas, massage businesses and more. You can read the public health order here.

The state clarified the public health order effective March 17, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., and for the next 30 days closes brewpubs, breweries, microbreweries, distillery pubs, wineries, tasting rooms, special licensees, clubs, public bars, taverns, restaurants, food courts, cafes, coffeehouses, Cigar bars, gyms, gymnasiums, theaters, casinos, movie and performance theaters, opera houses, concert halls, and music halls, restaurants, food courts, cafes, coffeehouses, and other similar places of public accommodation offering food or beverage for on-premises consumption. These places are encouraged to offer food and beverage using a delivery service, window service, walk-up service, drive-through service, or drive-up service. These establishments may allow up to five members of the public at one time on the premises for the purpose of picking up their food or beverage orders, so long as those individuals are at least six feet apart from one another.

The restrictions imposed by this order do not apply to any of the following: Places of public accommodation that offer food and beverage not for on-premises consumption, including grocery stores, markets, convenience stores, pharmacies, drug stores, and food pantries, Room service in hotels, Health care facilities, residential care facilities, congregate care facilities, and juvenile justice facilities; Crisis shelters or similar institutions; Food courts inside the secured zones of airports; and any emergency facilities necessary for the response to these events.