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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Free KN95 and surgical masks available

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is pleased to announce that free KN95 and surgical masks are now available to the public at SJBPH...

Health dept. challenge results in local backlash

Public comment at a pair of recent meetings has criticized a recent challenge by San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) designed to have youth...

COVID-19 spread hits record levels

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Archuleta County, like much of the state and country, is experiencing “unprecedented” COVID transmission. On Tuesday, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH)...

Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading at unprecedented levels in La Plata and Archuleta counties

Chandler Griffin | San Juan Basin Public Health SJBPH strongly urges public to isolate when infected or symptomatic and quarantine when exposed, urgently seek vaccination and...

COVID-19: Omicron confirmed locally

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer The Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed locally in a positive COVID-19 sample collected before Christmas, according to...

Rise in COVID cases prompts tribe to revert to Phase II ‘Safer at Home,’...

Lindsay J. Box, Southern Ute Indian Tribe Communication Specialist Southern Ute Indian Reservation — Due to the rise in positive case rate and one-week cumulative...

Omicron identified in Archuleta County

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Archuleta County.San Juan Basin Public Health added an Omicron case to its COVID-19 data dashboard...

COVID-19: Antibody treatment availability expanded

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Late last week, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) announced the expansion of monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19 at Pagosa Springs...

Health department launches Jr Heroes COVID-19 Vax Challenge

By Chandler GriffinSan Juan Basin Public Health San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is pleased to announce the Jr Heroes COVID-19 Vax Challenge.  This challenge invites...

Hazard bonuses approved for medical center staff

At a special meeting on Dec. 14, the Upper San Juan Health Service District Board of Directors approved a resolution regarding additional hazard pay...