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Be Prepared for Drive Thru Testing for Coronavirus-Steps to Follow for Such an Event

Be Prepared for Drive Thru Testing for Coronavirus-Steps to Follow for Such an Event

DENVER, March 20, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is sending testing resources to specific communities that have not yet had testing that will yield vital information about how the disease is spreading. CDPHE is also strongly advising the public: If you have symptoms (fever, cough, and shortness of breath), don’t […]

Letter to the Editor: (The Prowers Journal)

Letter to the Editor: (The Prowers Journal)

The enclosed is a letter I sent to the mayor of Granada says it all. You might wish to run a story telling locals about their neighbors.   This event says something good about people and police officers, a far too-rare occurrent in today’s world! Attn:  Mayor Glenn Otto City of Granada PO Box 258 Granada, […]

Colorado Continues to Take Action in Response to COVID-19--Insurance Coverage Becoming Available

Colorado Continues to Take Action in Response to COVID-19–Insurance Coverage Becoming Available

  DENVER – Today Governor Polis announced a number of state actions to address the impact of COVID-19. Actions include a special enrollment period for uninsured Coloradans, executive orders temporarily suspending elective surgeries and reducing in-person contact related to election requirements, and an updated public health order from the Colorado Department of Public Health and […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – FEBRUARY 2020 UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – FEBRUARY 2020 UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.45 billion pounds in February, up 7 percent from the 4.17 billion pounds produced in February 2019. Beef production, at 2.13 billion pounds, was 7 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.58 million head, up 5 percent from February 2019. The average live weight […]