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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: Incidence rate falls, but caution urged as Omicron variant ‘looms’

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer As of Wednesday, San Juan Basin Public Health’s (SJBPH) COVID-19 data dashboard reflected a downturn in cases locally, but...

COVID-19 vaccine Q&A session for parents set for Friday

By Chandler GriffinSan Juan Basin Public Health San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) invites parents and caregivers to a question and answer session reviewing COVID-19...

COVID-19: Vaccines available for kids

High school moves to remote learning By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is now available for kids aged 5-11, following federal authorization by the U.S....

COVID-19: Local vaccine clinics planned ahead of anticipated booster announcements

By Randi PierceStaff Writer San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and its partners will continue to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the coming days and...

Coloradans who received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines may now get booster doses

CDC authorizes “mix and match” COVID-19 boosters Today, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officially recommended Moderna and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine...