Press Release

myColoradoTM App Connects Residents to COVID-19 Resources and State Benefits from Home

DENVER — The State of Colorado announced additional enhancements to the myColoradoTM mobile app to help Coloradans stay current on COVID-19 information and access food, cash, medical, and early childhood assistance on the Colorado PEAK® website. Other new features include the ability to display vehicle registrations in the app and chat with myColorado support staff.

New features in myColorado Mobile App Support Stay-at-Home Order

DENVER — The State of Colorado announced new features in the myColorado mobile app to support Governor Polis’ order to stay at home. The myColorado updates offer residents convenient access to COVID-19 information, 17 additional Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) services, and State of Colorado job opportunities. Additionally, Coloradans can receive COVID-19 alerts and other important information in real time through myColorado push notifications.

Colorado featured in Pew Broadband Research Initiative

DENVER — Today, The Pew Charitable Trusts released a brief entitled “How States Are Expanding Broadband Access: New research identifies tactics for connecting underserved communities,” which features Colorado and eight other states working to expand rural broadband coverage. The State of Colorado participated in interviews and site visits as part of Pew’s ongoing look at how states are bridging the broadband gap.

Alex Pettit appointed as new state Chief Technology Officer

DENVER — The Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Pettit, Ph.D., as the state’s new Chief Technology Officer. Pettit joins the State of Colorado from the State of Oregon, where he shaped the technology ecosystem serving as the Chief Information Officer and separately as the Chief Enterprise Architect for the Secretary of State.