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Posted on: February 1, 2023

San Miguel County Community Health Assessment Survey Concludes

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SAN MIGUEL COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT SURVEY CONCLUDES

Public Health receives feedback from residents to prioritize future goals and programs

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
Posted on: December 20, 2022

Respiratory Viruses Circulating Leading into the Holidays

Respiratory Viruses Circulating Leading into the Holidays

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Respiratory Viruses Circulating Leading into the Holidays

Prevent the spread of COVID, flu and RSV with simple steps

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
Posted on: December 16, 2022

Community Health Assessment Survey Closes Tonight

Community Health Assessment Survey Closes Tonight

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Community Health Assessment Survey Closes Tonight

Public Health seeks final feedback from residents to prioritize future goals and programs

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

COVID Bivalent Boosters Authorized for Children 6 months to 5 years of age

COVID Bivalent Boosters Authorized for Children 6 months to 5 years of age

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COVID Bivalent Boosters Authorized for Children 6 months to 5 years of age

Updated boosters protect from new virus strains as winter and holiday activities arrive

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Public Health Website Relaunched

Public Health Website Relaunched

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Public Health Website Relaunched

County COVID dashboard shut down and website information moved

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
Posted on: November 29, 2022

Radon Testing Encouraged to Ensure Healthy Homes

Radon Testing Encouraged to Ensure Healthy Homes

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Radon Testing Encouraged to Ensure Healthy Homes

Public Health seeks public input for community health needs

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Community Health Assessment Survey

Community Health Assessment Survey

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Community Health Assessment Survey

Public Health seeks public input for community health needs

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Seasonal Concerns for Respiratory Illnesses

Seasonal Concerns for Respiratory Illnesses

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Seasonal Concerns for Respiratory Illnesses

Uptick in RSV cases and hospitalizations statewide draw concern for pediatric hospital capacity

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
Posted on: October 14, 2022

FDA and CDC Expand Eligibility for Updated COVID Vaccines to Include Children 5 and Older

FDA and CDC Expand Eligibility for Updated COVID Vaccines to Include Children 5 and Older

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FDA and CDC Expand Eligibility for Updated COVID Vaccines to Include Children 5 and Older

Bivalent boosters address original and omicron strains of the COVID-19 virus

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
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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San Miguel County Public Health News
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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San Miguel County Public Health News
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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San Miguel County Public Health News
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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San Miguel County Public Health News
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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San Miguel County Public Health News
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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San Miguel County Public Health News
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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San Miguel County Public Health News
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

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

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San Miguel County 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

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

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San Miguel County 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

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
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

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

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San Miguel County 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

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

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San Miguel County 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

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
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

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News
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

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

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San Miguel County 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

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3...

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San Miguel County 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

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

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San Miguel County Public Health News