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Prowers County to Launch COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program

Prowers County to Launch COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program

  Beginning today, Prowers County is offering grants to assist small businesses in Prowers County that have been adversely affected by COVID-19. The grants will be paid from the County’s available allocation of federal relief funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Grants are available to assist with payroll, capital, equipment, […]

Colorado Employment Situation – September 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – September 2020

  13,400 Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Added in September; Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.4%   Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 6.4 percent in September from 6.7 percent in August. During the same period, the national unemployment rate declined half of a percentage point to 7.9 […]

Prowers County COVID-19 Update as of October 14, 2020

Prowers County COVID-19 Update as of October 14, 2020

  Only one new hospitalization has been registered by the Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department for COVID cases as of Wednesday, October 14th. Three new cases were reported between October 5th and 12th, four cases between September 29th and October 12th. 320 tests have been conducted in the county as of October 12th […]

Mask Wearing to Continue into November Following Executive Order Extension

Mask Wearing to Continue into November Following Executive Order Extension

  Colorado Governor, Jared Polis amended his original executive order regarding the wearing of protective mask coverings to an extra month. The extension will run from October 11th to November 11th. The order read, in part, “We have learned that widespread mask use is a low cost and highly effective way to reduce the spread […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update from Prowers County Public Health & Environment

COVID-19 Weekly Update from Prowers County Public Health & Environment

    95 cumulative cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Prowers County to date with eight hospitalizations and zero deaths. 335 tests have been done between from 9/29-10/05/2020. Positivity rate is <1%. There has been one case of COVID-19 in the past seven days, from September 22 to 29th. One case in the past […]

Update Around the Town

Update Around the Town

    Some progress is being made for new business development around Lamar; some noticeable from the roadways while others are more off the beaten path. Residents noticed the team of demolition workers at the former site of Opal’s on North Main Street last week. A temporary perimeter fence was erected around the lone, final […]

Covid Restrictions Reduced, Cases Stay Steady from Last Week

Covid Restrictions Reduced, Cases Stay Steady from Last Week

    The Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department released its weekly update showing the Covid cases in the county held firm at 94 from this week to last. There were three cases reported between September 15th and the 29th and zero cases between September 22nd and the 29th. The county is now listed […]

Prowers County Public Health Scheduling Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinics

Prowers County Public Health Scheduling Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinics

      Prowers County Public Health & Environment announces their annual flu shot clinics for 2020. Due to the current situation of COVID 19 and to protect our staff and residents, only drive through flu clinics will be offered. Vaccine will be available for both children and adults including High Dose vaccine, for those […]

Colorado Employment Situation – August 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – August 2020

  Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.7%   Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 6.7 percent in August from 7.4 percent in July. During the same period, the national unemployment rate declined one and eight-tenths of a percentage point to 8.4 percent. Other highlights from the […]

General Election Ballot Information

General Election Ballot Information

  Election Day – November 3, 2020   2020 General Election ballots will be mailed to “ACTIVE” registered electors (voters) during the week of October 12-16, 2020.   UOCAVA (Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act) ballots will go out no later than Saturday, September 19, 2020. (Military and Citizens living overseas during the election) […]

Prowers County Elections Ballot Trax Now Available to Voters

Prowers County Elections Ballot Trax Now Available to Voters

    Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold today announced that for the first time, voters in all 64 counties will be able to track the status only of their individual mail ballots for the 2020 General Election with a program offered by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office. Voters will be able to receive […]

Colorado Approved for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program

Colorado Approved for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program

    (DENVER) – Today, Wednesday, August 19, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced Colorado’s application for the federal Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program was approved and the Department has now begun a system reprogramming effort to administer the new benefits. On August 8, 2020, President Trump signed an executive order […]

Voters Checklist Prior to Election Deadlines and November 3rd

Voters Checklist Prior to Election Deadlines and November 3rd

  Is your voter registration up to date? Is your address correct, did you add a PO Box, or have a name change? If you are not sure about your voter registration information check it out online at the Secretary of State’s Office website: www.govotecolorado.gov or contact the County Clerk’s Office at: election@prowerscounty.net or 719-336-8011 […]

July 2020 Brought Some Nice and Welcome Rains

July 2020 Brought Some Nice and Welcome Rains

    While the first six months of 2020 have been lean as far as rainfall is concerned, July has tried to make up for the lack of moisture with a series of showers through the month that swept across southeastern Colorado. Here are the precipitation results, in inches, for regional counties for the full […]

Rotary/Interact Donations to Care Net Pregnancy Center

Rotary/Interact Donations to Care Net Pregnancy Center

    Diapers, lots of diapers and baby wipes were donated to the Care Net Pregnancy Center of Southeast Colorado this past Thursday, July 16th. Lamar Rotarians and their junior partners from Interact, volunteered their time to collect over 2,100 sets of diapers and packs of wipes to the facility at 201 East Oak Street. […]