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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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...
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COVID-19: CDC issues new guidance on masking

By Randi PierceStaff Writer On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance recommending that individuals in areas with high or...
COVID-19

COVID-19: Health department continues to recommend masking in schools

By Randi PierceStaff Writer As area kids, teachers and staff head back to school or prepare to soon, San Juan Basin Public Health continues to...

COVID-19: State releases school guidance

By Randi PierceStaff Writer On Tuesday, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released new guidance for P-12 schools in preparation of the...
COVID-19

Archuleta County tops 1,000 total COVID cases

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Archuleta County reached 1,000 cumulative confirmed cases of COVID-19 this week, up from eight in June of 2020. As of Wednesday, San...

SJBPH to begin administering Pfizer booster shots for individuals age 65+, high-risk workers, people...

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is announcing booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are now available for individuals ages 65 and older,...

COVID-19 testing changes, opportunities announced

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Over the next month, community testing sites operated by COVIDCheck Colorado in partnership with San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and...

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)...

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...

Medical Center experiencing difficulties transferring patients

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC) staff is experiencing difficulties finding hospital beds elsewhere in Colorado for patients in need of a...