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San Juan Basin Public Health Board of Health addresses dissolution of the health district

By Josh Pike | Staff writer At its April 28 meeting, the San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) Board of Health discussed the dissolution of...

Multiple COVID-19 outbreaks among regional businesses, one death reported

San Juan Basin Public Health Today San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) announces an outbreak of COVID-19 has been identified at Nissan of Durango. As...

COVID-19 outbreak identified at local school

By Randi PierceStaff Writer A new outbreak of COVID-19 was confirmed in Archuleta County Wednesday at Pagosa Peak Open School. The outbreak was first reported by...

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,...

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...

Air quality health advisory for wildfire smoke in effect for Archuleta and La Plata...

Areas of smoke transported from fires in other western states are affecting La Plata and Archuleta counties. The Colorado Department of Public Health and...

PSMC facing lack of inpatient beds, ability to transfer patients

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Pagosa Springs Medical Center reported late Thursday afternoon that its surge capacity had been updated from red to black, indicating a...

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...

Board of Health approves vaccine requirement for staff at health care facilities and hospitals

The State Board of Health has approved emergency rules requiring vaccination for staff in licensed healthcare settings. The Board met today to consider a...

Why New Year’s resolutions can be a bad idea

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW While wanting to see positive changes in your life isn’t a bad idea, the way most New Year’s resolutions...

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