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Governor Polis Announces 12 Counties in Colorado Surpass 70% Vaccination Rate

Governor Polis Announces 12 Counties in Colorado Surpass 70% Vaccination Rate

  DENVER –  Governor Polis announced that 12 of Colorado’s counties have passed President Joe Biden’s goal to have 70% of the eligible population vaccinated with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Independence Day, July 4. This includes Denver County, the state’s most populous county. “I’m thrilled to see that Colorado counties […]

PCPHE Reports No COVID-19 Outbreaks for the County as of June 9, 2021

PCPHE Reports No COVID-19 Outbreaks for the County as of June 9, 2021

    The seven-day average Test Positivity rate is currently XXX%, down from 2.72% last week (goal is <5%) and the positivity percentage is <2%.  There have been only three cases in the past seven days and 10 cases in the past 14 days.  At present, there are NO outbreaks in Prowers County according to […]

Governor Polis Announces Winner of First $1 Million

Governor Polis Announces Winner of First $1 Million

Colorado Comeback Cash Vaccine Drawing  DENVER – Governor Polis announced the winner of the first $1 million Colorado Comeback Cash Vaccine Drawing. Sally Sliger, a healthcare worker and current resident of Mead in Weld County, is the first vaccinated Coloradan to win the drawing.  “Congratulations to Sally who is the first Colorado Comeback Cash Vaccine […]

Governor Polis Launches Comeback Cash Scholarship, Powering the Comeback Business Pledge

Governor Polis Launches Comeback Cash Scholarship, Powering the Comeback Business Pledge

      DENVER – Governor Polis announced the Colorado Comeback Cash Scholarship drawing, where five eligible Coloradans, ages 12-17, will be randomly selected to win a $50,000 scholarship each week for five weeks. This public health initiative is meant to promote vaccine uptake. “Last week we launched the Colorado Comeback Cash for Coloradans 18 […]

Prowers County Public Health & Environment Covid Weekly Update for June 2, 2021

Prowers County Public Health & Environment Covid Weekly Update for June 2, 2021

  The seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 2.72%, down from 3.73% last week (goal is <5%).  There have been seven cases in the past seven days and 17 cases in the past 14 days for Prowers County. NEWS The new state Public Health Order no longer contains gathering size restrictions. The orders do state […]

Prowers County Public Health & Environment Update, May 26, 2021

Prowers County Public Health & Environment Update, May 26, 2021

  The seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 3.73%, up from 3.57% last week (goal is <5%). There have been ten cases over the past seven days and 23 cases over the past 14 days. NEWS WALK-IN VACCINE CLINICS: Due to changes made by CDPHE we are now able to offer walk-in vaccine clinics. You […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update for May 19, 2021

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update for May 19, 2021

      The latest information from the County Public Health Department indicates the seven-day test positivity rate has dropped in the past week, now down to 3.56% from 10.04% registered the week before.  The goal remains at under 5%.  There have been 13 cases of Covid-19 in the past 13 days and 31 cases […]

CDOT Begins Awarding New Revitalizing Main Streets Grants from Additional State Stimulus Funding

CDOT Begins Awarding New Revitalizing Main Streets Grants from Additional State Stimulus Funding

    STATEWIDE- The Colorado Department of Transportation continues to award Revitalizing Main Streets grants to help communities improve their roadways and community infrastructure, supporting strong economic activity and public safety. The Revitalizing Main Streets grant program began last summer in an effort to mitigate the negative economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis. The continuation […]

Prowers County Public Health Department COVID-19 Update for May 11, 2021

Prowers County Public Health Department COVID-19 Update for May 11, 2021

    The number of Covid cases in Prowers County shot up in the last reporting period.  The seven day Test Positivity Rate climbed to 10.04%, up from 2.75% from the week before.  The overall goal is <5%.  There have been 18 cases in the past seven days and three in the past 14 days. […]

Bennet Announces Over $5.7 Billion in Funding to Help State, Local Economic Recovery Efforts in Colorado

Bennet Announces Over $5.7 Billion in Funding to Help State, Local Economic Recovery Efforts in Colorado

Funding Passed in the American Rescue Plan Act Will Help State and Local Governments Rebuild and Recover from Economic Fallout of COVID-19 Washington, D.C. – Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced over $5.7 billion in funding for state and local governments in Colorado as they continue to rebuild and recover from the economic fallout of […]

Weekly Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department COVID-19 Update, May 5, 2021

Weekly Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department COVID-19 Update, May 5, 2021

  *These are cumulative totals as of 4pm, May 3, 2021 for Prowers County. There have been 1,217 cumulative cases for the county with 81 hospitalizations and 22 deaths in people who tested positive for COVID-19. The seven-day Test Positivity rate is 2.75%, down from 4.10% last week (goal is <5%). There have been 13 […]

Governor Polis Amends and Extends Mask Order

Governor Polis Amends and Extends Mask Order

EO Allows Individuals to Remove Masks in Public Indoor Spaces if 80% of Individuals Have Proof of Vaccination   DENVER – Governor Jared Polis announced Sunday, May 2, 2021, that he amended and extended the statewide mask Executive Order as Colorado continues to work towards increasing vaccinations.   The indoor mask order remains in effect for […]

Covid Cases Going Up Again in Prowers County

Covid Cases Going Up Again in Prowers County

    The Covid weekly update from the Prowers County Department of Health and Environment indicates COVID-19 cases have recently climbed in the county. The 7-day average Test Positivity rate is 4.10%, up from 3.49% last week (goal is <5%).  There have been 13 cases in the past seven days and 22 cases in the […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 UPDATE-April 21, 2021

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 UPDATE-April 21, 2021

    NEWS The Dial 3.0 Public Health Order (PHO) expired last week. The new PHO limits indoor events to max capacity 500. If more than 500 people indoors, PCPHE and CDPHE are to be consulted. 100 or more attendees indoors must social distance and wear face coverings. Outdoor gatherings have no capacity restrictions. You […]

Changes for State COVID-19 Regulations Expected this Week

Changes for State COVID-19 Regulations Expected this Week

  Prowers County was rated Level GREEN on the dial https://covid19.colorado.gov/data/covid-19-dial. The Dial order is no longer in effect as 0f Thursday, April 15, 2021. On Friday, April 16, 2021 the state issued a new and much less restrictive order. PCPHE will not issue additional more restrictive local orders unless hospitalizations increase significantly. TESTS: 7-day […]