San Juan Basin Public Health Now Reporting Non-Resident COVID-19 Cases on Data Dashboard

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is now reporting the number of positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified at local testing sites from non-residents of Archuleta and La Plata counties. The data can be found on SJBPH’s data dashboard and provides insight into the prevalence of non-resident COVID-19 transmission. Since June 1, SJBPH [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:12:46-06:00July 2nd, 2020|Communicable Disease|Comments Off on San Juan Basin Public Health Now Reporting Non-Resident COVID-19 Cases on Data Dashboard

San Juan Basin Public Health Reminds Local Businesses, Workplaces, and Events to Self-Certify, Highlights Importance and Benefits of Disease Control for Employees and Customers

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reminds all businesses, workplaces, and events in La Plata County to complete the self-certification process required as per SJBPH’s public health order #SJBP-20-01, to demonstrate that they are meeting the state-required public health orders to control the spread of COVID-19. Businesses, workplaces and events in Archuleta County are encouraged to complete self-certification. To [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:11:27-06:00July 2nd, 2020|Communicable Disease|Comments Off on San Juan Basin Public Health Reminds Local Businesses, Workplaces, and Events to Self-Certify, Highlights Importance and Benefits of Disease Control for Employees and Customers

Successful San Juan Basin Public Health and Mercy Regional Testing Partnership Reaches 1,000-Test Milestone

A successful San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) COVID-19 testing partnership has reached a milestone of over 1,000 individuals tested. The drive-through site operated by MRMC in conjunction with SJBPH has tested over 1,051 people, as of June 20th. Testing continues to increase with an average of 75 tests [...]

By |2020-06-26T09:59:41-06:00June 26th, 2020|Communicable Disease|Comments Off on Successful San Juan Basin Public Health and Mercy Regional Testing Partnership Reaches 1,000-Test Milestone

San Juan Basin Public Health Reports Positive COVID-19 Cases Occurring in Non-Resident Individuals

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is reporting recent cases of individuals testing positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) at local testing sites who are not residents of Archuleta or La Plata counties, and are not counted in the agency’s case counts. In its ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of the residents it [...]

By |2020-06-19T15:47:41-06:00June 19th, 2020|Communicable Disease|Comments Off on San Juan Basin Public Health Reports Positive COVID-19 Cases Occurring in Non-Resident Individuals

Southwest Colorado remains resilient during the coronavirus pandemic through the hard work of its residents

When crises present themselves whether through a fire, or flood, or as in the current COVID-19 pandemic, the resilience of communities is tested. Just like communities worldwide, Southwest Colorado is experiencing the extreme challenges that the pandemic presents including the crushing burden of local economies shutting down, the harsh consequences of all of us staying [...]

By |2020-06-16T16:01:03-06:00June 16th, 2020|Communicable Disease|Comments Off on Southwest Colorado remains resilient during the coronavirus pandemic through the hard work of its residents