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Southeast Health Group Still Offering Services

Southeast Health Group Still Offering Services

    Southeast Health Group announced that onsite appointments for behavioral health will be offered virtually amid the COVID-19 outbreak, effective March 17. Providers will be reaching out to clients this week to discuss these options. Along with moving regularly-scheduled services to telehealth platforms, the agency also purchased 20 iPhones capable of HIPAA and 42 […]

Elsie Doyle Miller…October 28, 1929 – March 20, 2020

Elsie Doyle Miller…October 28, 1929 – March 20, 2020

  Private graveside services for Elsie Esther (Tiedt) Doyle Miller will be held at the Union Valley Cemetery in Hasty, Colorado. Elsie was born on October 28, 1929 in Caddoa, Colorado to Carl and Katherine (Roth) Tiedt. She passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020 at her home in Wiley, Colorado at the age of […]

Birth Announcement: Flores-Rogelio-Miranda-Gutierrez-Branom-Cruz-Granados-Bastian

Birth Announcement: Flores-Rogelio-Miranda-Gutierrez-Branom-Cruz-Granados-Bastian

  Chasity and Arturo Flores of Lamar, CO announce the birth of their daughter, Liliana Amor Flores at 11:15pm at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, March 14, 2020 with Dr. Dinsmore attending. Liliana weighed six pounds and 15 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth. Brothers/Sisters: Alexia, Aliana, Felipe, Adelina, Mariposa, Jr. Antonio. […]

Gov. Polis: Colorado is Leading by Example and Taking Action to Address COVID-19

Gov. Polis: Colorado is Leading by Example and Taking Action to Address COVID-19

**This has been updated to include CDPHE’s public health order. ***INFORMACIÓN SEGUIDA EN ESPAÑOL*** CENTENNIAL – Gov. Polis provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19. Yesterday he signed an executive order directing all of Colorado’s non-critical employers to reduce their in-person workforce by 50 percent. In accordance with the executive order, the Colorado […]

Letter to the Editor-RE: COVID 19

Letter to the Editor-RE: COVID 19

Dear Friends and Neighbors!                                                                                               3.23.20 You are in my thoughts every day as I continue to work with our incredible hospitals, response agencies, elected officials, providers and public health agencies who are working around the clock to alter how care is provided and meet the demand associated with COVID 19. Schools are asked to change […]

USDA Designates These Colorado Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

USDA Designates These Colorado Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 21 Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency emergency loans.  The Colorado counties with the primary natural disaster designation include Alamosa, Archuleta, Baca, Conejos, Costilla, Delta, Dolores, […]

March 2020 Drought Update from CWCB

March 2020 Drought Update from CWCB

This year’s spring and summer drought outlook may be tough to predict, but currently the state’s northern mountains and Front Range look strong. There are increasing concerns of dry conditions along the Eastern Plains, in the southwest and San Juans where we are seeing slightly below average snowpacks and reservoir levels. There are reports of […]

CATTLE ON FEED-March 2020

CATTLE ON FEED-March 2020

  COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,050,000 head as of March 1, 2020. The latest inventory was 4 percent below last month’s inventory of 1,100,000 head, but no change from the March 1, […]

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 […]

Rollover SBI Crash On Colorado Highway 89

Rollover SBI Crash On Colorado Highway 89

The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a one vehicle crash, which resulted in a serious injury. The crash occurred on March 19, 2020 at approximately 2:45 PM, on Colorado Highway 89 approximately 24 miles south of Holly, Colorado. A blue 2014 Peterbilt Tractor pulling a grain trailer, driven by Alex Hobson (43 year old […]

RE-2 District School Information Update

RE-2 District School Information Update

Dear Parents/Guardians:                                                                                    March 19, 2020 Governor Polis issued an executive order on March 18, 2020 suspending in-person instruction at all public and private schools from March 23, 2020 to April 17, 2020. The school district’s original plan to have parents and students pick up educational materials at the schools on March 24th has been cancelled. […]

Prowers County Public Health COVID 19 Update

Prowers County Public Health COVID 19 Update

Prowers County Public Health & Environment 1001 S. Main Street   Lamar, CO 81052 Phone: (719) 336-8721 Fax: (719) 336-9763 www.prowerscounty.net 03/18/2020 Press Release   Public Health COVID-19 UPDATE Public Health Update: Prowers County Public Health and Environment would like to remind everyone of the importance of adhering to the advice to stay home as much […]