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18Mar

With Absence of Widespread COVID-19 Testing, SJBPH Urges Self-Quarantine and Isolation for Individuals With COVID-19 Symptoms or Potential Exposure

With Absence of Widespread COVID-19 Testing, SJBPH Urges Self-Quarantine and Isolation for Individuals With COVID-19 Symptoms or Potential Exposure Durango, Colo.: With the absence of widespread COVID-19 testing, SJBPH is urging people with COVID-19 symptoms including fever, cough, and shortness of breath, or those who believe they’ve been exposed to the virus to implement self-quarantine or isolation measures. Isolation and [...]

18Mar

Board of Health Ratifies SJBPH Health Officer’s Declaration of a Local Disaster Emergency

Durango, Colo.: The San Juan Basin Public Health Board has declared that without an appropriate response, the spread of the COVID-19 virus could result in increased numbers of cases and serious illness or death for more vulnerable community members.  Yesterday, SJBPH’s Board of Health met in an open session and adopted Resolution 2020-003, which ratified the agency’s Health Officer’s Declaration [...]

17Mar

Public Health Recommendations Lead to local Event and Activity Cancellations and Closures

Date: March 16, 2020 Durango, Colo.: To best protect public health, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is recommending the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance released yesterday for the cancellation or postponement of in-person events of 50 people or more. The guidance states that the CDC “recommends that for the next eight weeks, organizers (whether groups or [...]

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