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FDA and CDC approve COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for immunocompromised individuals

By Chandler GriffinSan Juan Basin Public Health The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now authorize mRNA COVID-19...

Parents urged to start COVID-19 vaccination for adolescents (12+) to provide full inoculation for...

By Chandler GriffinSan Juan Basin Public Health San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) urges parents to start the COVID-19 vaccine series for their adolescents soon,...

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: 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...

Free Internet access points available in town for locals

By Chris Mannara Staff Writer For Archuleta County residents who may not have adequate or any Internet access, there are numerous methods to get connected around...

State announces $1 million lottery for vaccinated people

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Want a chance at a million dollars? Get a COVID-19 vaccine. On Tuesday, Gov. Jared Polis announced the Colorado Comeback Cash Vaccine...

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...

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...

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...

FDA grants full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Chandler GriffinSan Juan Basin Public Health The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for individuals ages 16...