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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Hospital board votes to move forward with property purchase

On April 11, the Upper San Juan Health Service District (USJHSD) Board of Directors, which oversees Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC), voted to move...

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...

County accepting applications for Health District Investigative Committee

By Clayton ChaneyStaff Writer Archuleta County is currently accepting applications to join a Health District Investigative Committee. The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) has...

Area experiencing ‘elevated’ flu activity

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer According to San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH), Archuleta and La Plata counties are currently seeing the highest positivity...

Four elected to Upper San Juan Health Service District board

The unofficial results from the Upper San Juan Health Service District Board of Directors election were released Tuesday evening, with four individuals elected to...

PAWSD participating in COVID-19 wastewater monitoring

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Archuleta County wastewater processed by the Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD) is now being tested as a...

SJBPH reminds residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of animal-borne diseases this...

By Megan Graham | San Juan Basin Public Health With warmer months approaching and residents spending more time outdoors, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH)...

Health dept. challenge results in local backlash

Public comment at a pair of recent meetings has criticized a recent challenge by San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) designed to have youth...

COVID-19: BA.5 subvariant increasing, Archuleta County remains in medium risk level

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Public health officials are continuing to urge caution with the BA.5 Omicron subvariant of COVID-19 now reported to be...

COVID-19: County hits low risk level, CDC updates guidance

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Archuleta County dropped to level low on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Community Levels on Aug....

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