News Flash

Posted on: July 29, 2021

New CDC guidance as Delta variant cases increase nationwide

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New CDC guidance as Delta variant cases increase nationwide

Masks now recommended indoors when in areas of substantial or high transmission

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

COVID-19 Spreads Rapidly, Increasing Call for Precautionary Measures

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COVID-19 Spreads Rapidly, Increasing Call for Precautionary Measures

Delta variant and slowing vaccine uptake lead to highest positivity and hospitalization rates since winter

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Colorado Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

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Colorado Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

Weld County mosquitoes indicate the virus is present and circulating throughout the state

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Second Domestic Cat in San Miguel County Tests Positive for the Plague

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Second Domestic Cat in San Miguel County Tests Positive for the Plague

Flea and rodent prevention imperative to protecting domestic animals

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

San Miguel County Ranked 6th in Healthiest Communities Rankings 2021

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San Miguel County Ranked 6th in Healthiest Communities Rankings 2021

U.S. News and World Report scores counties based on 10 categories that drive community health

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Domestic Cat in San Miguel County Tests Positive for the Plague

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Domestic Cat in San Miguel County Tests Positive for the Plague

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Masks Remain a Useful Tool in Preventing COVID-19 Transmission

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Masks Remain a Useful Tool in Preventing COVID-19 Transmission

Immunocompromised, partially or unvaccinated, and others will continue to find masks useful

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

A Letter from County Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Grundy

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A Letter from County Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Grundy

With high statewide incidence and regional transmission, vaccination becomes more important than ever

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Breakthrough COVID Cases Have Surfaced, Here’s What We Know

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Breakthrough COVID Cases Have Surfaced, Here’s What We Know

Vaccinated people experience mild symptoms proving efficacy of COVID vaccines, even against Alpha and Delta variants

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 16, 2021

San Miguel County Residents Test Positive for Delta Variant

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San Miguel County Residents Test Positive for Delta Variant

Three results from recent West End infections detect highly contagious variant B.1.617.2

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

San Miguel County Mourns the Loss of a Resident Due to COVID-19

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San Miguel County Mourns the Loss of a Resident Due to COVID-19

Increase in COVID cases in the county emphasizes the importance of preventative efforts

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Increasing Ventilation and COVID Safety

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Increasing Ventilation and COVID Safety

Data suggests COVID-19 less likely to spread in well-ventilated areas and outdoor settings

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

West End COVID Cases Increase Amidst Loosening Restrictions

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West End COVID Cases Increase Amidst Loosening Restrictions

Stay home when sick and get tested when symptomatic or exposed

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

A Letter to The School Year’s Heroes

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A Letter to The School Year’s Heroes

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey Mills, Public Information Consultant, lindseym@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 22, 2021

Public Health Identifies Administration Error at Vaccine Clinic

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Public Health Identifies Administration Error at Vaccine Clinic

Procedures immediately reviewed and revised preventing further mistakes

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Face Coverings for Those Fully, Partially or Not Vaccinated

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Face Coverings for Those Fully, Partially or Not Vaccinated

How to approach mask use under new guidance no matter your vaccination status

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Updated Public Health Order to Align & Observe

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Updated Public Health Order to Align & Observe

San Miguel County aligns with CDC mask recommendations and state public health order

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

5-Star Certification Program Continues This Summer

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5-Star Certification Program Continues This Summer

Opportunity for increased capacity with demonstration of added protective measures for various industries

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine for Ages 12 and Older

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine for Ages 12 and Older

Pfizer clinics to take place May 20 & 21, informational webinar May 18

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Vaccine Pre-registration Open for Residents Ages 12 and Older

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Vaccine Pre-registration Open for Residents Ages 12 and Older

Pfizer Emergency Use Authorization currently under review for amendment

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

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

San Miguel County to Move to Level Green

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San Miguel County to Move to Level Green

Effective Friday, May 7 at 1 am MST

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

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Public Health News