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Health officials see uptick in flu, declines in RSV and COVID

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer The region and nation continue to deal with a trio of respiratory illnesses, with influenza, COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial...

Respiratory illnesses continue to circulate at high levels

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer The region and nation continue to deal with a “trifecta of yuck,” as San Juan Basin Public Health’s (SJBPH)...

La Plata County moves toward health district dissolution

At the Tuesday, Aug. 23, La Plata County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) meeting, the board discussed and motioned to take the next steps...

COVID-19: County hits low risk level, CDC updates guidance

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Archuleta County dropped to level low on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Community Levels on Aug....

COVID-19: Region sees increased hospitalizations

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer COVID-19 continues to circulate at “significant” levels in the region, with San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reporting Wednesday...

COVID-19: BA.5 subvariant increasing, Archuleta County remains in medium risk level

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Public health officials are continuing to urge caution with the BA.5 Omicron subvariant of COVID-19 now reported to be...

Axis and The Center for Mental Health complete merger

By Haley Leonard Saunders | Axis Health System After a lengthy due diligence process, months of planning, and close collaboration with state agencies, Axis Health...

PSMC presents automatic external defibrillators to Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office

Pagosa Springs Medical Center staff On behalf of Pagosa Springs Medical Center, (PSMC) Dr. Rhonda Webb, PSMC CEO, presented five automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to...

La Plata County, health district look at next steps

The La Plata County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) discussed the county’s future with San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) at its May 25...

Air quality advisory: Plumtaw Fire triggers unhealthy air quality 

The Plumtaw Fire north of Pagosa Springs is affecting local air quality. Northern Archuleta and southern Mineral counties are currently experiencing unhealthy air quality,...

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