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Free COVID-19 testing Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

To address community demand for COVID-19 testing, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is working with Pagosa Springs Medical Center, Archuleta County and the...

Veterans Corner: Digital screening increases rate of COVID-19 testing for veterans and employees

By Raymond Taylor PREVIEW Columnist The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced recently the use of digital screening at VA health care facilities and increased...

Turning a corner: COVID-19 risk level decreasing ‘rapidly’

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer As of Wednesday, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reported zero new cases per 100,000 population for Archuleta County,...

Courthouse offices temporarily closed due to potential COVID-19 exposure

Out of an abundance of caution, Archuleta County Clerk, Archuleta County Treasurer and Archuleta County Assessor offices are closed due to an immediate relative...

First coronavirus-related death reported in La Plata County

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is reporting that a resident of La Plata County has died of COVID-19. This person, an...

COVID-19 and pets: Owners should take precautions

By Chris Mannara Staff Writer According to this article, there is no definitive evidence that pets can contract COVID-19, or coronavirus disease 2019, pet owners should...

Barbers open shop

Ray Martinez cuts Bill Schoonover’s hair on Tuesday afternoon. Barbers were allowed to open shop under Colorado’s Safer at Home order. Both men wear...

Health department reminds local businesses, workplaces and events to self-certify

By Claire Ninde San Juan Basin Public Health San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reminds all businesses, workplaces and events that to demonstrate that they are...

Colorado extends income tax payment deadline to provide relief during COVID-19 emergency

Special to The SUN The Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) announced that it will extend the income tax payment deadline by 90 days to July...

State releases initial race and ethnicity data for COVID-19 cases

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is releasing all available race and ethnicity data on reported cases of COVID-19 in the state. The...