This is how regulatory expansion happens – “mission creep” as agencies gradually broaden their powers and domains:

Today, Governor Polis signed an Executive Order amending and extending the current COVID-19 disaster declaration to include RSV, influenza, and other respiratory illnesses.

Source: Governor Polis Takes Action in Response to COVID-19, RSV, Influenza and other Respiratory Illnesses | Colorado Governor Jared Polis

By EdwardM