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Current Information on Local Fires, Air Quality Advisory

6/30/2017, 4:15pm Click here for an Air Quality Health Advisory. Click here for Public Health Considerations for Residents Returning Home. 6/30/2017, 8:35am Spanish language health advisory. Additional fire updates below.  Asesoramiento sanitario de calidad del aire Considere limitar las actividades al aire libre en presencia de humo fuerte o moderado. Personas con enfermedades pulmonares, ancianos y niños deben evitar el esfuerzo [...]


In the Loop interview with Kevin O’Connor, Health Insurance Literacy Program Lead

The following is a recent interview from In the Loop, an online community where people who are engaged in helping individuals enroll in health insurance can interact with others doing similar work. In the Loop caught up with SJBPH employee Kevin O'Connor, Health Insurance Literacy Program Lead. June’s Looper of the Month is Kevin O’Connor. As the lead for [...]


San Juan Basin Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise: Call for Volunteers

Come to La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango on June 16th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and participate in a Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise. San Juan Basin Public Health is practicing handing out medication and medical supplies and we need your help!  We’re asking for volunteers to act as community members coming to receive mock medication. It will [...]


Participate in public health emergency dispensing exercise

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) will be working with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on a Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise on June 16th at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The purpose of the exercise is to test state and local Strategic National Stockpile Plans (Medical Countermeasure Dispensing and Distribution) in response to a novel, [...]


Emergency Planners, Responders, and Volunteers Come Together to Practice Public Health Emergency Response Procedures to a Statewide Health Crisis

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and other local emergency planners, responders, and volunteers will be participating in a three-day full-scale Public Health Emergency Dispensing exercise to test the community’s response procedures during a health crisis. The exercise is planned for June 15-17, 2017. Local agencies have customized the exercise to focus on specific strengths and gaps prioritized by [...]

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