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COVID-19: Walmart closes as outbreak grows, Delta variant confirmed locally

Walmart to reopen Friday By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Late Wednesday morning, Walmart announced it would temporarily close its Pagosa Springs supercenter location at 211 Aspen Village...

10-year-old La Plata County boy dies from confirmed case of plague

Laboratory testing has confirmed a case of plague (Yersinia pestis) associated with a recent death of a 10-year-old La Plata County resident. The Colorado...

COVID-19 outbreak at Nissan of Durango updated to 12 positive cases and three fatalities

Investigation is ongoing, community strongly urged to wear masks in public indoor settings and receive vaccination for COVID-19 San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) has updated...

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...

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...

Potential human case of plague associated with recent death under investigation in La Plata...

San Juan Basin Public Health The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) are investigating a potential...

Proof of full vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test required to attend Four...

By Chris Aaland KSUT Attendees, staff, volunteers and performers will be required to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test in order...

COVID-19: Delta variant believed to be dominant strain locally

By Randi PierceStaff Writer The COVID-19 Delta (B.1.617.2) variant is now likely the dominant strain in Archuleta County.  “We’re pretty much assuming the majority of cases...