Colorado Legislative and Policy Developments

Colorado

Colorado Office of Massage Therapy Licensure
1560 Broadway, Suite1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-7800
Fax: 303-894-7764
Email: dora_massagetherapists@state.co.us

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Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Qualifications: 500 hours, and MBLEX or NCETMB
Renewal: no CEU requirement/2 years

Regulation Type: 
State License

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Colorado Massage Therapy Sunset Report

Governor Polis signed into law House Bill 22-1226, which extended massage therapy licensing requirements until September 1, 2031. No substantial changes were recommended or adopted.

Boulder County Requires Masks in Indoor Public Settings

Boulder County Public Health issued a public health order requiring facial coverings to be worn in public indoor spaces throughout Boulder County, Colorado, during periods of substantial or high transmission of COVID-19.

Colorado COVID-19 State Update for Massage Therapists

There have been many changes in the massage therapy and cosmetology industries and communities in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), from executive orders affecting businesses, to distance learning modifying the student experience. ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP have summarized below how COVID-19 has impacted the licensing regulations and laws in the state of Colorado, and we encourage you to look at the information regarding the economic assistance information outlined at the bottom of this email, which addresses financial aid, unemployment benefits, and other programs.