As the State of Colorado has retired its COVID-19 dial, local guidance is left up to the counties. Some, like Weld County, have lifted all COVID-19 restrictions as of April 16, 2021. Larimer County, however, still has COVID-19 restrictions in place, but many capacity limits have been lifted. 

According to Larimer County, new guidelines are as follows:

As of Friday, April 16, Larimer County is considered 'high risk' on its own COVID-19 dial. Face coverings are still required in indoor public places. Over 200,000 vaccines have been given.

Personal Gatherings:

  • No cap on personal gatherings, but should align with CDC guidelines.

Indoor Seated Events:

  • No capacity restrictions if under 500 people
  • Must be six foot distance between parties of no more than ten people.

Indoor Unseated Events:

  • Up to 175 people, or 50 percent capacity.

Outdoor Events and Entertainment: 

  • No capacity limits if under 500 people
  • Adequate distancing

Restaurants & Bars:

  • No capacity limit
  • Must be six foot distance between parties of no more than ten people
  • Outdoor seating may be closer than six feet
Elizabeth McDaniel on Unsplash
Elizabeth McDaniel on Unsplash

Gyms and Fitness: 

  • No capacity limits
  • Six feet of distance between individuals
  • Face coverings required indoors when closer than six feet


  • 75 percent capacity


  • Indoor: 50 participants per court/rink
  • Outdoor: No limit

You can see more Larimer County COVID-19 information here.

The NoCo Virus Tracker articles are made possible by our partners, the Keep NoCo Open campaign that reminds citizens to wear a mask, wash your hands, physically distance and support local as Northern Colorado recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.


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