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Posted on: August 11, 2020

San Miguel County Public Health Invites You to Join Our First COVID Community Forum

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San Miguel County Public Health Invites You to Join Our First COVID Community Forum

Please join us TONIGHT at 6:00 p.m. for our first forum! Participants can join via Zoom (link below), Facebook Live, or can tune into KOTO Radio.

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SMC COVID Community Forum Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

August 7th Update – Public Health Announces Five New Cases in Three Days

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August 7th Update – Public Health Announces Five New Cases in Three Days

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcou...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

August 4th Update – Public Health Announces Two New Cases in Four Days

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August 4th Update – Public Health Announces Two New Cases in Four Days

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcount...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

San Miguel County Announces COVID Community Forums

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San Miguel County Announces COVID Community Forums

Monthly Meetings Will Address Key Topics and Questions 

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2020

July 31st Update – Public Health Announces Three New Cases in Three Days

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July 31st Update – Public Health Announces Three New Cases in Three Days

Staying Vigilant is Key to Slowing the Spread

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

Kiera Skinner, Publi...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2020

San Miguel County Launches New Coronavirus Microsite

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San Miguel County Launches New Coronavirus Microsite

Site Will Provide Easily Accessible Information to the Community  

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

Kiera Skinner, Publi...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

July 28th Update – Public Health Announces Two New Cases in Four Days

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July 28th Update – Public Health Announces Two New Cases in Four Days

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcounty...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2020

July 24th Update – Public Health Announces Six New Cases in Three Days

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July 24th Update – Public Health Announces Six New Cases in Three Days

Encourages Keeping the Community Healthy Through Meaningful Communication 

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

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Together - A Letter From Grace Franklin

Department of Public Health and Environment

GRACE FRANKLIN, PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

Together 

July 23, 2020

I hope you are enjoying your summer in good health while continuing to adjust to our new normal.

These last few weeks have been challenging for ...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2020

July 21st Update – Public Health Announces Two New Cases in Three Days

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July 21st Update – Public Health Announces Two New Cases in Three Days

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcount...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

July 17th Update – Public Health Announces Nine New Cases in Four Days

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July 17th Update – Public Health Announces Nine New Cases in Four Days

Public Health Stresses the Importance of Following Best Practices

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

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Public Health Meets with Schools About Reopening Plans

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Public Health Meets with Schools About Reopening Plans 

In-School Learning with Robust Safety Measures a Priority 

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

Kiera Skinner, P...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor Polis Issues Statewide Face Mask Order Effective July 17

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Governor Polis Issues Statewide Face Mask Order

Executive Order Goes into Effect July 17

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmigu...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2020

July 14th Update – Public Health Announces 12 New Cases in Five Days

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July 14th Update – Public Health Announces 12 New Cases in Five Days

Officials Urge Community to Contain Recent Rise in Cases

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

Kiera Skinner...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

July 10th Update – Public Health Announces Continued Increase in Cases

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July 10th Update – Public Health Announces Continued Increase in Cases

Lodging Capacity to Remain at 50%

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

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

State Announces Protect Our Neighbors Phase

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State Announces Protect Our Neighbors

County Launches Updated Dashboard and Moves to Semi-Weekly Caseload Updates

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information C...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Public Health Announces New Case Related to Previous Positive and Linked to Area Subcontractor

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Public Health Announces New Case Related to Previous Positive and Linked to Area Subcontractor 

County Moves to Biweekly Caseload Updates Through Dashboard and Announcements

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 4, 2020

July 4th Update – Public Health Announces Two New COVID-19 Cases

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July 4th Update – Public Health Announces Two New COVID-19 Cases 

(July 4, 2020) Public Health has confirmed two new COVID-19 cases that are unrelated to previous cases. A 20 year-old male and a 43 year-old male both...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Public Health Announces Three New Positive Cases

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Public Health Announces Three New Positive Cases

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

A Letter From Grace Franklin - Fourth of July Weekend

Department of Public Health and Environment

GRACE FRANKLIN, PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

July 2, 2020

As we enter the holiday weekend, I wanted to take this opportunity to further explain our public health approach with summer in full swing. First, I know you will...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Celebrating the 4th of July Safely in San Miguel County

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Celebrating the 4th of July Safely in San Miguel County

Alternative Activities with Best Practices in Place Highlight the Holiday Weekend  

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

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

June 30 Update – Public Health Announces 39th Confirmed Case

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June 30 Update – Public Health Announces 39th Confirmed Case

(June 30, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new COVID-19 case: A 30 year-old male who is a household member of a known positive, bringing the total number of ca...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Public Health Announces Three New Positive Cases

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Public Health Announces Three New Positive Cases

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

(June 27, 2020) &ndas...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

June 26 Update – Public Health Announces 35th Confirmed Case

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June 26 Update – Public Health Announces 35th Confirmed Case

(June 26, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new COVID-19 case that is unrelated to recent cases. An 18 year-old male tested positive for the virus, bringing the...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Public Health Announces Two New COVID-19 Cases

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Public Health Announces Two New COVID-19 Cases

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

(June 25, 2020) Public Heal...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

June 24 Update – Public Health Announces 32nd Confirmed Case

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Public Health Announces 32nd Confirmed Case

(June 24, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new COVID-19 case that is unrelated to recent cases. A 54 year-old local male tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of cases...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2020

Public Health Announces Seven New Positive Cases

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Public Health Announces Seven New Positive Cases

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

(June 21, 2020) &ndas...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Updated State Public Health Order Announced

Updated State Public Health Order Announced

San Miguel County Aligning with State

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

(June 19, 2020...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Public Health Approves Increasing Lodging Capacity to 50%

Public Health Approves Increasing Lodging Capacity to 50%

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Public Health and the Telluride Medical Center Provide Streamlined Testing

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(June 18, 2020) – San Miguel County, CO --- San Miguel County Public Health is actively working with the Telluride Regional Medical Center to provide COVID-19 testing in a streamlined process, including contact tracing the five new cases announc...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

PH Letter to Parents June 2020

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June 18, 2020

Attention San Miguel County Parents: 

A 17 year-old male from the Telluride community began to experience COVID-19 related symptoms this past Saturday, June 13th, and he subsequently tested positive for positive for COVID-19. ...

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PH Letter to Parents June 2020.docx Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Public Health Announces Five New Positive COVID-19 Cases

Public Health Announces Five New Positive COVID-19 Cases

Two Related to a Previous Positive Case

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

Kiera Skinner, Public Information Consultant, kieras@sanmiguelcountyco.go...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

June 12 Update – Public Health Announces 23rd Confirmed Case

Department of Public Health and Environment

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June 12 Update – Public Health Announces 23rd Confirmed Case

(June 12, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new COVID-19 case. A 32 year-old female tested positive for the virus bri...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2020

County Officials Consider Second Round of Community Wide Antibody Testing in August

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County Officials Consider Second Round of Community Wide Antibody Testing in August

Current Focus on Increasing Access to PCR Testing

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

Kiera Skinner...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Subcontractor at a San Miguel County Construction Site Tests Positive for COVID-19

Department of Public Health and Environment

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Subcontractor at a San Miguel County Construction Site Tests Positive for COVID-19

Spread Contained Due to Implementation of Best Practices  

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manag...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

San Miguel Public Health Department Issues New Public Health Order

Board of County Commissioners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

San Miguel Public Health Department Issues New Public Health Order

Order More Closely Mirrors the State Executive Order 

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

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

A Letter from Grace Franklin: COVID and Summer Safety

Department of Public Health and Environment

GRACE FRANKLIN, PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

COVID and Summer Safety

May 20, 2020

School is out, and summer is right around the corner. But COVID-19 is still around, and it loves to “hitchhike.”&nb...

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Coronavirus Press Releases