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Posted on: April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Second Round Testing Delayed - Company Lab Processing Compromised Due to Virus

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COVID-19 Second Round Testing Delayed

Company Lab Processing Compromised Due to Virus

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

970-729-2028    susanl...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

United Biomedical Inc. Addresses COVID-19 Blood Test Result Delay

Department of Public Health and Environment

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United Biomedical Inc. Addresses COVID-19 Blood Test Result Delay

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

970-729-2028    susanl@sanmiguel...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

COUNTY RECOMMENDS WEARING FACE MASKS - Suggestions for Safe, Effective Homemade Masks

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COUNTY RECOMMENDS WEARING FACE MASKS 

Suggestions for Safe, Effective Homemade Masks

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

970-729-2028   ...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2020

West-End County Completes COVID-19 Blood Testing

Department of Public Health and Environment

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West-End County Completes COVID-19 Blood Testing

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

State of the COVID-19 Pandemic in San Miguel County

Department of Public Health and Environment

Dr. Sharon Grundy, County Medical Officer

State of the COVID-19 Pandemic in San Miguel County

April 3, 2020

By: Dr. Sharon Grundy, County Medical Officer

It’s hard to believe that this virus entered our sta...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

“Stay At Home” Public Health Order Extended - New Mandates Explained

Department of Public Health and Environment

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“Stay At Home” Public Health Order Extended - New Mandates Explained

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Blood Test Results Explained

Department of Public Health and Environment

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COVID-19 Blood Test Results Explained

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

First Results of COVID-19 Blood Tests Announced

Department of Public Health and Environment

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First Results of COVID-19 Blood Tests Announced

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County  970-729-2028    susanl@sanmiguelsheriff.org

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

County Announces Five New Cases of COVID-19 - Six Total Cases in County

Department of Public Health and Environment

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County Announces Five New Cases of COVID-19

Six Total Cases in County

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

970-729-2028  susanl@sanmiguelsheriff.com

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Test Result Notification Process Explained

Department of Public Health and Environment

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COVID-19 Test Result Notification Process Explained

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

West-End County COVID-19 Plan Announced - East End County Wraps Up

Department of Public Health and Environment

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West-End County COVID-19 Plan Announced - East End County Testing Wraps Up

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

970-729-2028    susanl@sanmiguel...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Schedule Announced for East County Residents

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Schedule Announced for East County Residents

(March 31, 2020) TESTING SCHEDULE UPDATE: 

East County: If you live anywhere in the Telluride R1 School District ...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Schedule Announced for East County Residents

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Schedule Announced for East County Residents

(March 31, 2020) TESTING SCHEDULE UPDATE: 

East County: If you live anywhere in the Telluride R1 School District ...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 East County Testing Launched

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COVID-19 East County Testing Launched

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

First Set of Results for COVID-19 Blood Test

Department of Public Health and Environment

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First Set of Results for COVID-19 Blood Test

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2020

County COVID-19 Testing Begins This Week

Department of Public Health and Environment

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County COVID-19 Testing Begins This Week

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

New Public Health Order Closing Construction; County Wide Testing Plans Continue

Department of Public Health and Environment

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New Public Health Order Closing Construction; County-Wide Testing Plans Continue

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

First Case of COVID-19 Coronavirus Reported in San Miguel County

Department of Public Health and Environment

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First Case of COVID-19 Coronavirus Reported in San Miguel County

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

County Plans for New COVID-19 Testing

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

County Plans for New COVID-19 Testing 

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

News Release from UBI Regarding New County Testing Initiative

  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Susan Lilly (SusanL@SanMiguel Sheriff.org)

MEDIA ALERT: TESTING FOR COVID-19

UNITED BIOMEDICAL GROUP’S C19 COMPANY PARTNERS WITH SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, COLORADO TO B...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

County Announces New Partnership for Widespread Testing for COVID-19

Department of Public Health and Environment

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County Announces New Partnership for Widespread Testing for COVID-19

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County  

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

County Coronavirus-Related Announcements

Department of Public Health and Environment

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County Coronavirus-Related Announcements

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

New State vs Local Public Health Order

New State vs Local Public Health Order

March 16, 2020 8pm

Colorado Governor Polis has issued a Public Health Order requiring bars and restaurants to cease dine-in service and for large gathering spaces such as (but not limited to) theaters and gyms to close...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

State Health Department and National Guard to Conduct County Coronavirus Testing Tuesday

Department of Public Health and Environment

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State Health Department and National Guard to Conduct County Coronavirus Testing Tuesday 

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel Count...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

County Public Order Closes Restaurants for 48hrs to Help Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

County Public Order Closes Restaurants for 48hrs to Help Restaurants Stay Open, Safe, and Prevent Spread of Coronavirus 

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel C...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

County Public Health Declares State of Emergency

Department of Public Health and Environment

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County Public Health Declares State of Emergency

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

New, More Strict County Guidelines to Help Contain Coronavirus

Department of Public Health and Environment

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New, More Strict County Guidelines to Help Contain Coronavirus

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

National Guard in Telluride to Help With Testing

National Guard in Telluride to Help With Testing

The National Guard has begun to arrive in Telluride to conduct surveillance Covid-19 (coronavirus) testing to help state and local health officials continue to make decisions in the best interest of the publ...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Urgent Message to County Businesses

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Urgent Message to County Businesses

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

970-729-2028 susanl@sanmiguelsheriff.org

(March 14, 2020) -- San Miguel County, CO -- San ...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Be Prepared for Illness in your Household

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Be Prepared for Illness in your Household 

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Public Health Launches “Do Your Part” Campaign to Help Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

Department of Public Health and Environment

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Public Health Launches “Do Your Part” Campaign to Help Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Telluride School Buildings to Close

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Telluride School Buildings to Close

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Please Do Your Part!

**Please: DO YOUR PART!**From San Miguel County Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Grundy:Based on new guidance from federal and state health officials, effective immediately and at least for the next 30 days, you should avoid attending large events or gatherings...

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Sign Up for County Coronavirus Alerts Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Public Health Briefing Next Tuesday

Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Coronavirus Public Health Briefing Next Tuesday

CONTACT: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer, San Miguel County 

970-729-2028    susanl@sanmiguelsheriff.org

(March...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2020

First cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Colorado

First cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Colorado

March 5, 2020, 6:00 PM - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is reporting the first “presumptive positive” case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Colorado (Summit...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

County Coronavirus Update

County Coronavirus Update

March 5, 3:00 PM - This morning, representatives from multiple local and regional agencies met for continued strategic planning for the likely arrival of COVID-19 (coronavirus) to San Miguel County. Efforts are being focused on in...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2020

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Testing Information

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Testing Information

Released MARCH 4, 2020 12:00 PM - San Miguel County medical centers including the Telluride Regional Medical Center and the Uncompahgre Medical Center have the equipment needed to perform COVID-19 (coronavirus) te...

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Coronavirus Press Releases