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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Vacunas contra la viruela símica o del mono disponibles mañana a través del autobús de vacunas

Vacunas contra la viruela símica o del mono disponibles mañana a través del autobús de vacunas del C

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Vacunas contra la viruela símica o del mono disponibles mañana a través del autobús de vacunas del CDPHE

Mayor elegibilidad para la vacuna contra la viruela del simio, mayor s...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Salud Pública albergará clínicas de vacunación contra la gripe a partir del 22 de septiembre

Salud Pública albergará clínicas de vacunación contra la gripe a partir del 22 de septiembre

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Salud Pública albergará clínicas de vacunación contra la gripe a partir del 22 de septiembre

Clínicas de vacunas contra la gripe y COVID programadas durante todo el...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Los centros médicos de salud pública y del condado se alinean con la guía actualizada de los CDC sob

Los centros médicos de salud pública y del condado se alinean con la guía actualizada de los CDC

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Los centros médicos de salud pública y del condado se alinean con la guía actualizada de los CDC sobre el COVID

El enfoque unificado introduce una guía clara de precauci&o...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

La FDA y los CDC aprueban los potenciadores bivalentes de Pfizer y Moderna

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La FDA y los CDC aprueban los potenciadores bivalentes de Pfizer y Moderna

Refuerzos actualizados para abordar las cepas original y omicron del virus COVID-19

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del condado, 970.7...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Dos casos de viruela del mono detectados en el condado de San Miguel

Dos casos de viruela del mono detectados en el condado de San Miguel

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Dos casos de viruela del mono detectados en el condado de San Miguel

No residentes sintomáticos del mismo hogar que se recuperan bien

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del condado, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelc...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

La FDA recomienda la vacuna COVID de Pfizer para niños de 6 meses a 5 años de edad

La FDA recomienda la vacuna de Pfizer y Moderna para niños

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La FDA recomienda la vacuna COVID de Pfizer para niños de 6 meses a 5 años de edad

BA.4 y BA.5 detectados en aguas residuales del condado; Se recomiendan máscaras, pruebas y tratamientos.

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, adm...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Los casos aumentan a medida que disminuye la inmunidad natural del aumento invernal de Omicron

Los casos aumentan a medida que disminuye la inmunidad natural del aumento invernal de Omicron

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Los casos aumentan a medida que disminuye la inmunidad natural del aumento invernal de Omicron

BA.4 y BA.5 detectados en aguas residuales del condado; Se recomiendan máscaras, pruebas y tratamientos.

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

CDC aprueba dosis de refuerzo para niños mayores de 5 años

CDC aprueba dosis de refuerzo para ninos mayores de 5 anos

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CDC aprueba dosis de refuerzo para niños mayores de 5 años

El aumento constante de casos en los EE. UU. conduce a precauciones adicionales recomendadas

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, admini...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Gato doméstico da positivo a la peste en el condado de San Miguel

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Gato doméstico da positivo a la peste en el condado de San Miguel

Casos comunes en verano entre animales domésticos y salvajes, casos raros de transmisión a humanos

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del condado,...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Infección de influenza aviar identificada en el condado de Montrose

Infección de influenza aviar identificada en el condado de Montrose

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Infección de influenza aviar identificada en el condado de Montrose

La investigación está en marcha; los expertos en salud pública dicen que el riesgo para el público es bajo

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador de...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Salud Pública lanza nuevos recursos de COVID

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Salud Pública lanza nuevos recursos de COVID

Recursos destinados a ayudar a las personas y las empresas a navegar el nuevo panorama de COVID

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del condado, 9...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

La salud pública entra en una nueva fase de respuesta al COVID

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La salud pública entra en una nueva fase de respuesta al COVID

El rastreo de contactos se reduce a medida que el enfoque cambia al monitoreo y la preparación

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Es probable que la inmunidad natural de Omicron Wave comience a disminuir

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Es probable que la inmunidad natural de Omicron Wave comience a disminuir

La FDA y los CDC aprueban un segundo refuerzo para adultos mayores de 50 años y personas inmunocomprometidas mayores de 12 años

Contacto con los medios: Mike...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Salud Pública reflexiona sobre dos años de pandemia de COVID-19

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Salud Pública reflexiona sobre dos años de pandemia de COVID-19

Consejos para probar y prepararse para viajar esta primavera

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del condado, 970.72...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Salud Pública relanza programas de vacunación infantil

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Salud Pública relanza programas de vacunación infantil

Clínicas de vacunación mensuales para brindar acceso gratuito a las vacunas infantiles

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bord...

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Comunicados de Prensa de Salud Pública
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Funcionarios de salud estatales y federales avanzan hacia el manejo rutinario de enfermedades de COV

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Funcionarios de salud estatales y federales avanzan hacia el manejo rutinario de enfermedades de COVID

Salud Pública abre una encuesta para comprender las necesidades futuras y las áreas de mejora ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2022

El próximo capítulo de Colorado: nuestra hoja de ruta para seguir adelante

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El próximo capítulo de Colorado: nuestra hoja de ruta para seguir adelante

CDC publica nuevos niveles comunitarios de COVID-19 para ayudar a establecer pasos de prevención

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Salud Pública Termina el Requisito de Mascarilla para Interiores Martes 8 de Febrero a Medianoche

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Salud Pública Termina el Requisito de Mascarilla para Interiores Martes 8 de Febrero a Medianoche

Las métricas clave mejoran el fin anticipado del requisito de máscara para interiores

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

La FDA autoriza la vacuna COVID de Moderna

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La FDA autoriza la vacuna COVID de Moderna

Pfizer solicita a la FDA una serie de vacunas de dos dosis para niños menores de 5 años

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Comunicados de Prensa de Salud Pública
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Pautas para el uso efectivo de mascarillas

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Pautas para el uso efectivo de mascarillas

Los CDC actualizan las pautas para la selección y el uso de máscaras para prevenir la transmisión de COVID-19

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bord...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

La salud pública extiende el requisito de máscara en espacios públicos interiores

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La salud pública extiende el requisito de máscara en espacios públicos interiores

Omicron continúa aumentando en todo el estado y el condado

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordo...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Se estima que 1 de cada 6 habitantes de Colorado está infectado con Omicron

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Se estima que 1 de cada 6 habitantes de Colorado está infectado con Omicron

Los refuerzos siguen siendo imprescindibles para limitar la gravedad de los síntomas y frenar la transmisión c...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

FDA y CDC amplían la elegibilidad de refuerzo

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FDA y CDC amplían la elegibilidad de refuerzo

Niños de 12 a 15 años, refuerzo de Pfizer después de 5 meses y niños inmunocomprometidos de 5 a 11 años ent...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

Una mirada retrospectiva al 2021

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Una mirada retrospectiva al 2021

Una carta de la directora de salud pública, Grace Franklin, y la Dra. Sharon Grundy, oficial médica del condado

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

SMCPH actualiza el período de aislamiento y cuarentena para alinearse con CDC y CDPHE

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SMCPH actualiza el período de aislamiento y cuarentena para alinearse con CDC y CDPHE

Salud Pública insta a la precaución a medida que continúa la advertencia de salud p&u...

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

Omicron identificado como variante dominante en el condado de San Miguel Salud Pública insta a tener

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Omicron identificado como variante dominante en el condado de San Miguel

Salud Pública insta a tener precaución a medida que continúan las tasas récord de transmisió...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Aviso de salud pública: aumento de COVID-19 en el condado de San Miguel

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Aviso de salud pública: aumento de COVID-19 en el condado de San Miguel

Los residentes del condado de San Miguel deben tomar medidas urgentes para prevenir hospitalizaciones y muertes.

Contacto con los medios:...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

La evaluación de riesgos y las medidas preventivas reducen la transmisión

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La evaluación de riesgos y las medidas preventivas reducen la transmisión

El número de casos locales aumenta a medida que continúa la tensión hospitalaria y omicron...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Medidas preventivas proactivas protegen de COVID

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Medidas preventivas proactivas protegen de COVID

Dos actuaciones canceladas después de un resultado positivo de la prueba COVID

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del condado, 970.728.3844, ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Orientación para celebrar las fiestas de forma segura

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Orientación para celebrar las fiestas de forma segura

Las vacunas siguen siendo fundamentales para proteger contra todas las variantes de COVID-19

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del cond...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Los CDC amplían la elegibilidad de Booster para incluir a jóvenes de 16 y 17 años

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Los CDC amplían la elegibilidad de Booster para incluir a jóvenes de 16 y 17 años

Dos clínicas de vacunas adicionales se llevarán a cabo en el condado de San Miguel...

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Comunicados de Prensa de Salud Pública
Posted on: December 9, 2021

La tensión hospitalaria en todo el estado continúa afectando las transferencias de emergencia

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La tensión hospitalaria en todo el estado continúa afectando las transferencias de emergencia

Los estándares de crisis de activación y enmienda de la atención indic...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Caso de variante de Omicron confirmado en el condado de Arapahoe, Colorado

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Caso de variante de Omicron confirmado en el condado de Arapahoe, Colorado

Se han ampliado las oportunidades de realizar pruebas clínicas gratuitas y en el hogar

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, adminis...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Salud pública amplía el requisito de mascarilla en espacios públicos interiores

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Salud pública amplía el requisito de mascarilla en espacios públicos interiores

La meseta elevada sostenida que conduce a los meses de invierno abre el camino para las medidas de protecc...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Gracias a nuestros héroes de la salud pública

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Gracias a nuestros héroes de la salud pública

Una carta de la directora de salud pública Grace Franklin

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del condado, 970.728.3844, mi...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

La FDA y los CDC amplían la elegibilidad para el refuerzo a todos los mayores de 18 años

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La FDA y los CDC amplían la elegibilidad para el refuerzo a todos los mayores de 18 años

Los impulsores de Pfizer y Moderna ahora están disponibles en todo el país para la pob...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Orientación de salud pública para una temporada festiva y de Acción de Gracias saludable

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Orientación de salud pública para una temporada festiva y de Acción de Gracias saludable

Las medidas de protección siguen siendo importantes para reducir la propagaci&oacu...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Colorado amplía la elegibilidad de Booster para todos los mayores de 18 años

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Colorado amplía la elegibilidad de Booster para todos los mayores de 18 años

El gobernador Jared Polis firma una orden ejecutiva que autoriza la ampliación de la elegibilidad para los im...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

Mejores prácticas para mantenerse saludable durante el invierno

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Mejores prácticas para mantenerse saludable durante el invierno

El estilo de vida contribuye en gran medida a la salud y el bienestar

Contacto con los medios: Mike Bordogna, administrador del condado, 970.728....

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

La salud pública del condado de San Miguel amplía las oportunidades de vacunación

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La salud pública del condado de San Miguel amplía las oportunidades de vacunación

Serie completa, dosis de refuerzo y pediátricas de vacunas COVID disponibles durante noviembr...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

La FDA y los CDC autorizan la vacuna Pfizer COVID-19 para niños de 5 a 11 años

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La FDA y los CDC autorizan la vacuna Pfizer COVID-19 para niños de 5 a 11 años

La frecuencia de las clínicas de vacunación aumentará con un enfoque adicional en las...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

San Miguel County Planning Commission Begins Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process

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San Miguel County Planning Commission Begins Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process

Public comment encouraged at County Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners meetings

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyc...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Down Valley Connector Trail Feasibility Study Project Updates

Public Meetings

Public meetings will be held the week of October 3. Please see this web page for dates, times, locations, and Zoom links.

Contractors On-site

Two sub-contractor firms associated with this project will be working on the proposed trail corridor...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Upcoming Public Meetings for Down Valley Connector Trail Feasibility Study

Public meetings will be held next week about the Down Valley Connector Trail Feasibility Study. For details on times, dates, locations and virtual options, visit the DVCT web page.

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Down Valley Connector Trail
Posted on: September 8, 2022

San Miguel Parks and Open Space Awarded Two New Grants

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SAN MIGUEL COUNTY PARKS & OPEN SPACE AWARDED TWO NEW GRANTS

 

(SAN MIGUEL COUNTY CO 3-30-20) – San Miguel County Parks & Open Space is pleased to announce that two new community projects will receive grant funding, including a plan...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

San Miguel County Down Valley Connector Trail Feasibility Study

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San Miguel County Down Valley Connector Trail Feasibility Study

Otak Inc. hired to conduct study surrounding viability of a pedestrian and cyclist commuter trail linking Down Valley to Telluride

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Largest Land Conservation Easement in County History

 Largest Land Conservation Easement in County History

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Largest Land Conservation Easement in County History

County Parks & Open Space Land Heritage Program Contributes $65,000 to Bray Ranches Land Conservation Easement

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

San Miguel County Board of Commissioners Adopts Updated Employee Housing Impact Mitigation Fee

San Miguel County Board of Commissioners Adopts Updated Employee Housing Impact Mitigation Fee

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Board of Commissioners Adopts Updated Employee Housing Impact Mitigation Fee

New fee structure more accurately reflects employee housing needs and costs

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

San Miguel County Celebrates Solar Powered Success

San Miguel County Celebrates Solar Powered Success

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San Miguel County Celebrates Solar Powered Success

Progress of the Uncompahgre Solar Co-op attributed to collaboration amongst partners

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Posted on: June 5, 2022

Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Opens for Summer Season

Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Opens for Summer Season

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Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Opens for Summer Season

Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates collaboration between county and nonprofit

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govJanet Kask, Director o...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Today

Collaborative efforts increase safety and conservation of Telluride’s newest backcountry trail

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelc...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Diamond Ridge Property Rezoning & Next Steps

Diamond Ridge Property Rezoning & Next Steps

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Diamond Ridge Property Rezoning & Next Steps

BOCC unanimously approves rezoning of 39-acre portion the Diamond Ridge Property

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process Questions and Clarifications

Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process Questions and Clarifications

Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process Questions and Clarifications

Public comment encouraged at Board of County Commissioners meeting

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Facts about the Sunnyside Affordable Housing Project

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Sunnyside Information

(Updated 3/31/2022)

Sunnyside is an a?ordable housing rental development. The project is a partnership between the Town of Telluride and San Miguel County. It is located immediately west of Eider Creek in between Telluride and Lawson H...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Press release for The Ridge, currently known as “Diamond Ridge”

Press release for The Ridge, currently known as “Diamond Ridge”

(March 25, 2022)

From the Town of Telluride and San Miguel County:

San Miguel County and the Town of Telluride are pleased to announce the pending acquisition of a 105-acre parcel less than six ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Monkeypox Vaccines Available Tomorrow through CDPHE Vaccine Bus

Monkeypox Vaccines Available Tomorrow through CDPHE Vaccine Bus

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Monkeypox Vaccines Available Tomorrow through CDPHE Vaccine Bus

Broadened eligibility for monkeypox vaccine, increased supply expands access

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Public Health to host flu vaccine clinics beginning September 22

Public Health to host flu vaccine clinics beginning September 22

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Public Health to host flu vaccine clinics beginning September 22

Flu and COVID vaccine clinics scheduled throughout the fall for all 6 months of age and older

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelco...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Public Health and County Medical Centers Align with Updated CDC COVID Guidance

Public Health and County Medical Centers Align with Updated CDC COVID Guidance

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Public Health and County Medical Centers Align with Updated CDC COVID Guidance

Unified approach introduces clear precautionary and isolation guidance, further reducing disruptions due to exposure

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Man...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

FDA and CDC Approve Pfizer and Moderna Bivalent Boosters

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FDA and CDC Approve Pfizer and Moderna Bivalent Boosters

Boosters updated to address original and omicron strains of the COVID-19 virus

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey Mills...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Two Cases of Monkeypox Detected in San Miguel County

Two Cases of Monkeypox Detected in San Miguel County

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Two Cases of Monkeypox Detected in San Miguel County

Symptomatic nonresidents from the same household recovering well

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey Mills, Public Informati...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

FDA Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine for Children 6 months to 5 years of age

FDA Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine for Children

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FDA Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine for Children 6 months to 5 years of age

Public Health to host forum to discuss vaccine and local plan for rollout

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcount...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Cases Rise as Natural Immunity from Winter Omicron Surge Wanes

Cases Rise as Natural Immunity from Winter Omicron Surge Wanes

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Cases Rise as Natural Immunity from Winter Omicron Surge Wanes

BA.4 and BA.5 detected in county wastewater; masks, testing and treatments encouraged

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

CDC Approves Booster Dose for Children 5 and Older

CDC Approves Booster Dose for Children 5 and Older

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CDC Approves Booster Dose for Children 5 and Older

Steady increase in cases across the US leads to additional recommended precautions

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Domestic Cat Tests Positive for the Plague in San Miguel County

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Domestic Cat Tests Positive for the Plague in San Miguel County

Cases common in summer amongst domestic and wild animals, rare cases of transmission to humans

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Avian Influenza Infection Identified in Montrose County

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Avian Influenza Infection Identified in Montrose County

Investigation is underway; public health experts say the risk to the public is low

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Public Health Launches New COVID Resources

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Public Health Launches New COVID Resources

Resources targeted to help individuals and businesses navigate the new COVID landscape

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Public Health News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Public Health Enters New Phase of COVID Response

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Public Health Enters New Phase of COVID Response

Contact tracing scales back as focus shifts to monitoring and preparedness

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Public Health News
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Natural Immunity from Omicron Wave Likely to Begin Waning

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Natural Immunity from Omicron Wave Likely to Begin Waning

FDA and CDC approve second booster for adults 50 and older and immunocompromised people 12 and older

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Public Health Reflects on Two Years of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Public Health Reflects on Two Years of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips for testing and preparing to travel this spring

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Public Health Relaunches Childhood Immunization Programs

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Public Health Relaunches Childhood Immunization Programs

Monthly vaccination clinics to provide free access to childhood vaccinations

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Public Health News
Posted on: March 2, 2022

State and Federal Health Officials Move toward Routine Disease Management of COVID

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State and Federal Health Officials Move toward Routine Disease Management of COVID

Public Health opens survey to understand future needs and areas of improvement for COVID response

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Public Health News
Posted on: February 26, 2022

Colorado’s Next Chapter: Our Roadmap to Moving Forward

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Colorado’s Next Chapter: Our Roadmap to Moving Forward

CDC releases new COVID-19 Community Levels to help establish prevention steps

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Public Health Terminates Indoor Mask Requirement Midnight Tuesday, February 8

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Public Health Terminates Indoor Mask Requirement Midnight Tuesday, February 8

Key metrics improve prompting early end to indoor mask requirement

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

FDA Authorizes Moderna’s COVID Vaccine

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FDA Authorizes Moderna’s COVID Vaccine

Pfizer applies to FDA for a two-dose vaccine series for children under 5 years of age

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Guidelines for Effective Mask Use

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Guidelines for Effective Mask Use

CDC updates guidelines for mask selection and use to prevent transmission of COVID-19

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Public Health Extends Mask Requirement in Public Indoor Spaces

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Public Health Extends Mask Requirement in Public Indoor Spaces

Omicron continues to surge throughout the state and county 

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

1 in 6 Coloradans Estimated to be Infected with Omicron

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1 in 6 Coloradans Estimated to be Infected with Omicron

Boosters remain imperative to limiting severity of symptoms and curbing continued transmission

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 6, 2022

FDA and CDC Expand Booster Eligibility

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FDA and CDC Expand Booster Eligibility

Children 12-15, Pfizer booster after 5 months, and immunocompromised 5- to 11-year-olds among the authorized changes

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 31, 2021

A Look Back on 2021

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A Look Back on 2021

A Letter from Public Health Director Grace Franklin and County Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Grundy

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 28, 2021

SMCPH Updates Isolation and Quarantine Period to Align with CDC and CDPHE

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SMCPH Updates Isolation and Quarantine Period to Align with CDC and CDPHE

Public Health urges caution as public health advisory continues

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 24, 2021

Omicron Identified as Dominant Variant in San Miguel County

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Omicron Identified as Dominant Variant in San Miguel County

Public Health urges caution as record COVID transmission rates continue

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Public Health Advisory: COVID-19 Surge in San Miguel County

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Public Health Advisory: COVID-19 Surge in San Miguel County

San Miguel County residents should take urgent action to prevent hospitalizations and deaths

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Risk Assessment and Preventative Measures Reduce Transmission

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Risk Assessment and Preventative Measures Reduce Transmission

Local caseload increases as hospital strain continues and omicron dominates the US

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Proactive Preventative Measures Protect from COVID

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Proactive Preventative Measures Protect from COVID

Two performances canceled after positive COVID test result

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Guidance for Celebrating the Holidays Safely

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Guidance for Celebrating the Holidays Safely

Vaccines remain critical to protecting against all variants of COVID-19

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 13, 2021

CDC Expands Booster Eligibility to Include 16- and 17-year-olds

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CDC Expands Booster Eligibility to Include 16- and 17-year-olds

Two additional vaccine clinics to take place in San Miguel County in December

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Statewide Hospital Strain Continues to Affect Emergency Transfers

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Statewide Hospital Strain Continues to Affect Emergency Transfers

Crisis standards of care activation and amendment indicate the pandemic is worsening

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in Arapahoe County, Colorado

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Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in Arapahoe County, Colorado

At-home and free clinical testing opportunities have expanded

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Public Health Extends Mask Requirement in Public Indoor Spaces

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Public Health Extends Mask Requirement in Public Indoor Spaces

Sustained elevated plateau leading into winter months leads way for continued protective measures

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Thank You to Our Public Health Heroes

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Thank You to Our Public Health Heroes

A letter from Public Health Director Grace Franklin

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

FDA and CDC Expand Booster Eligibility to All 18 and Older

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FDA and CDC Expand Booster Eligibility to All 18 and Older

Pfizer and Moderna boosters are now available throughout the country for eligible population

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Public Health Guidance for a Healthy Thanksgiving and Holiday Season

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Public Health Guidance for a Healthy Thanksgiving and Holiday Season

Protective measures remain important in reducing the spread of COVID-19

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Colorado Expands Booster Eligibility for All 18 and Older

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Colorado Expands Booster Eligibility for All 18 and Older

Governor Jared Polis signs executive order authorizing expanded eligibility for COVID boosters

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Best Practices for Staying Healthy Throughout the Winter

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Best Practices for Staying Healthy Throughout the Winter

Lifestyle contributes greatly to health and wellness

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

San Miguel County Public Health Expands Vaccination Opportunities

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San Miguel County Public Health Expands Vaccination Opportunities

Full series, booster, and pediatric doses of COVID vaccines available throughout November

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

FDA & CDC Authorize Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds

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FDA & CDC Authorize Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds

Vaccine clinic frequency to increase with additional focus on pediatric-specific clinics

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News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2021

Sheriff's Office Norwood Annex Opening Ceremony

Annex

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(October 22, 2021) – San Miguel County, CO --- San Miguel County is investing in the Wright’s Mesa community with the completion of the Sheriff’s O...

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