Real Estate Licensees Not Included in CDPHE Vaccine Discussion
In response to misinformation that has been circulated by individuals and groups earlier today regarding alleged vaccine requirements for all licensed Colorado professionals, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has confirmed with the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) that REAL ESTATE LICENSEES ARE NOT INCLUDED in the most recent Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) mandatory vaccine requirement discussion or any vote that would require vaccination as a requirement to hold a professional license.
The Board of Health rules are specific to its regulated facilities and only requires vaccinations of licensed personnel working with vulnerable populations, i.e., medical settings and congregate senior living facilities.
Any communication or information indicating that all Department of Regulatory Agency (DORA) licensed professionals may be required to get vaccinated, is simply inaccurate. Again, the upcoming meeting will only be looking at requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for personnel working in medical settings.
Please click here for a link to the CDPHE website with additional information on the meeting. In addition, Governor Polis’ 8/17 letter to the CDPHE and the CDPHE’s 8/19 response are helpful to review for any members who would like more specific information.
As always, CAR will continue to monitor, verify and share facts with our members in a timely fashion related to any proposed or approved changes that directly impact the real estate industry. Please note that CAR is not the state licensing authority. Specific questions regarding licensing, vaccine requirements, and the like should be directed to the Colorado Division of Real Estate.