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THREE-YEAR WATER QUALITY STUDY REVEALS NO LASTING IMPACTS FROM GOLD KING MINE SPILL

  Durango, Colo. – August 2018 marks the three-year anniversary of the Gold King Mine spill that sent three hundred gallons of mine wastewater into the Animas River system. Starting the day after the spill, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in collaboration with San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH), the United [...]

By |2018-08-24T12:34:09-06:00August 24th, 2018|Gold King Mine Spill, Public Service Announcements, Water Quality|Comments Off on THREE-YEAR WATER QUALITY STUDY REVEALS NO LASTING IMPACTS FROM GOLD KING MINE SPILL

San Juan Basin Public Health Reminds Residents to Take Precautions to Prevent Rabies Exposures

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reports that two bats have tested positive for rabies over the past month in La Plata County. Bats are by far the most common carriers of rabies in Colorado. When a potential bat exposure occurs, SJBPH has strict guidance when recommending post-exposure treatment.  If a bat has been present [...]

By |2018-08-13T10:17:45-06:00August 13th, 2018|Communicable Disease, Public Service Announcements, Vaccinations|Comments Off on San Juan Basin Public Health Reminds Residents to Take Precautions to Prevent Rabies Exposures

Are our furry friends welcome on outdoor patios?

If one thing is evident about where we live, it is that many visitors and residents love their dogs. They’re sure to be seen on trails, at the Dog Park, and strolling with their people in downtown Durango. They also may be seen in grocery stores, in restaurants, and definitely on outdoor patios around town [...]

By |2018-08-09T12:19:28-06:00August 9th, 2018|Food Safety, SJBPH Columns|Comments Off on Are our furry friends welcome on outdoor patios?

416 Fire Updates

Reentry Fire Evacuated Residents Public Health Considerations for Residents Returning Home Mental Health After a Wildfire Wildland Fire Chemical Clean-Up Flooding Large-scale wildfires dramatically alter the terrain and ground conditions. Flooding after fire is often more severe, as debris and ash left from the fire can form mudflows and leave large amounts of [...]

By |2018-08-01T12:05:38-06:00July 27th, 2018|Air Quality, Emergency Preparedness, Local Wildfire Updates, Recent News|Comments Off on 416 Fire Updates

416 Fire Air Quality Health Advisory: Updated 7/6

Durango, Bondad, and Aztec will have relief from the early morning unhealthy smoke conditions of the past few days, though areas of heavy smoke have been observed along the Animas River and southward to the New Mexico state line. Hermosa will see moderate early morning smoke which should begin clearing after 10 a.m. Smoke [...]

By |2018-07-06T09:22:10-06:00July 6th, 2018|Air Quality, Local Wildfire Updates, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on 416 Fire Air Quality Health Advisory: Updated 7/6
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