Eagle vs Summit County Colorado

Updated: April 15, 2020 1315 MDT

This page is to compare Eagle vs Summit County

Eagle county is adjacent to Summit and similar in make up, yet they apparently know how to get testing done (10x Summit or 5x per capita) while we in Summit not able to match, with no clear explanation.

Testing Limitations:

Summit County:

There are bottlenecks of pending tests at the state and private laboratories. And the nationwide shortage of test kits is forcing us to prioritize for testing Summit County first responders, Summit County health care providers and those who are moderately or severely ill.


Also this page here


which lists as follows (March 30):

        First responders

        Health care workers

        Hospitalized individuals

        Patients in long-term care facilities

        Patients 65 years of age or older

        Patients with underlying health conditions

        Critical infrastructure workers

        Individuals with moderate symptoms

 Eagle County:

"Availability and turnaround time for covid-19 testing in Eagle County is getting better every day! If you are experiencing symptoms of the virus, you should seek testing, preferably as soon as you experience the onset of symptoms. Testing is now widely available to anyone experiencing symptoms. These include shortness of breath, fever, dry cough, headache, body aches, ear ache, sore throat, loss of the sense of smell or taste, or sometimes abdominal pain, such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea."


Testing centers

            Summit County:

3 total Hospital, community care clinic, Stadium Medical to do mobile testing

Eagle County:

11 total seen here:


Population (used by Colorado.gov website)

            Summit County:           30,973

Eagle County:                54,863

Ratio summit/eagle:    0.564552 

Total Tests




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