Well then, let's get this thread back on track!
The Chaffee County commissioners have applied to Governor Polis for a variance from the state health order in hopes of reopening early. There is a phased plan to have hotels allowing 100% occupancy by June 1st, and rafting outfitters are supposed to be able to start taking out of town clients on June 1st.
The latest from the County Health Department alludes to reopening to tourism very soon:
Chaffee County Public Health: May 12, 2020 COVID-19 Update
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for more information.
NEW Chaffee County will be gradually reopening to visitors, tourism, and leisure and will be lifting its full closure in the upcoming days.