DPO COVID-19 Emergency Regulations

Based on Executive Order D 2020 038 the Director of the Division of Professions and Occupations has been granted the authority to promulgate emergency rules for multiple professions to expand the workforce personnel available to provide healthcare services due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Colorado.

You may view the emergency rules for the Expansion of Scope enacted on May 11, 2020, for each individual program below. Please also reference the Frequently Asked Questions document for further information.

Additional emergency rules were adopted on May 1, 2020. You may view the adopted rules for each individual program below: 

For more information please visit the home pages for the corresponding professions below:

Temporary licensure options are available to those who are recent graduates for the above professions AND who are experiencing delays or are unable to schedule their exam. To apply for a temporary license based on these regulations, please visit our Division of Professions and Occupations Online Services System to create an account and submit your application.