New Mexico COVID cases at 21

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday, March 16, announced additional positive tests for COVID-19.  Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are: A 20-year-old male in Bernalillo County Two 30-year-old females in Bernalillo County An 80-year-old male in Bernalillo County Including the above additional cases, New Mexico has now had

State health department issues public health order closing Colorado bars, restaurants, gyms, theaters, and casinos– still allowing takeout and delivery

DENVER, March 16, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a public health order to close bars, restaurants, gyms, theaters, and casinos to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, effective at 8:00 a.m. on March 17 for the duration of 30 days. The public health order will help the state slow

Statewide test results – March 16, 3 p.m.

COVID-19 Test Result OverviewPositive*: 160Total number of people tested at the state lab**: 1216 *Originally we classified cases as “presumptive positive” until they could be re-tested by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC confirmed we no longer need to send positive cases for re-testing because the test they perform is identical to the

Statewide test results – March 15, 1:45 p.m.

From the Colorado Departmen of Public Health and Environment: COVID-19 Test Result Overview:Positive*: 131 Total number of people tested at the state lab**: 758 *Originally we classified cases as “presumptive positive” until they could be re-tested by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC confirmed we no longer need to send positive cases for

Commissioners to meet on coronavirus response

Published on March 12, 2020 by E.E. Mullens WALSENBURG — During their regular meeting this week, the Huerfano County Commissioners announced they would be in Trinidad Tuesday afternoon meeting with their Las Animas County counterparts and representatives of the Las Animas-Huerfano County Health Department in discussions regarding the coronavirus (Covid-19 strain) outbreak. The board indicated

Coronavirus is cause for prep, not panic

Published on March 5, 2020 by Mark Craddock The current statistics for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in the United States from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are certainly cause for concern, if not alarm – yet. While the CDC and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) currently consider the chances of