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COVID-19 Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment

COVID-19 Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment

Prowers County moved to MEDIUM Community level by the CDC, per the July 11, 2022 report. Recommended actions based on current level: Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19. Wear a mask on […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID Update for June 23, 2022

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID Update for June 23, 2022

    Prowers County has moved back to LOW Community level by the CDC.  These recommended actions are based on current level. Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. You may choose to wear a mask at any time as an additional precaution to protect yourself and others. For further information […]

COVID UPDATE from Prowers County Public Health and Environment

COVID UPDATE from Prowers County Public Health and Environment

  Prowers County moved to Medium Community level by the CDC as of June 17, 2022   Recommended actions based on current level: Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19. Wear a mask […]

The Department of Veteran Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration Hosting First Public Memorial Day Ceremonies Since 2019.

The Department of Veteran Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration Hosting First Public Memorial Day Ceremonies Since 2019.

  Veterans, families and the public are welcome to attend in-person traditional VA Memorial Day ceremonies held May 28 through May 30 to commemorate the nation’s fallen service members. NCA maintains 155 national cemeteries and 34 soldiers’ lots and monument sites in 43 states and Puerto Rico. The public is invited to attend ceremonies at […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment, May 18, COVID 19 Update

Prowers County Public Health and Environment, May 18, COVID 19 Update

  This is the latest Covid update from the PCPHE office since March 16, 2022.  At that time, there had been 2,719 cases reported with 167 hospitalizations and 48 deaths in people who tested positive for COVID-19.  As of the May 18th report, the numbers are at 2,727 cases, 170 hospitalizations and 51 deaths. The […]

PMC Board Candidate Forum

PMC Board Candidate Forum

  Voters in the Prowers County Hospital District will cast their ballots for two Prowers Medical Center board members from the eight candidates vying for office.  The election will be held May 3rd.  The term of office is three years.  Norm Arends, the candidate for a one-year term on the board was not opposed. Five […]

LCC Hosting Ribbon Cutting Events

LCC Hosting Ribbon Cutting Events

    Dr. Linda Lujan, Lamar Community College President, issued an invitation to the college on Thursday, April 14th for to celebrate the many new and renovated spaces on the campus. Grand Opening/ Ribbon Cutting: 11:00   MAP Center Ribbon Cutting – Betz Technology Building; Architect: HGF Architects, Inc., Pueblo CO – Construction Company: Skyler Design […]

PCDPHE, Weekly Covid Update for March 23, 2022 - Zero Cases for Two Weeks

PCDPHE, Weekly Covid Update for March 23, 2022 – Zero Cases for Two Weeks

    The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment reports that for the first time in over a year, there are now Zero COVID-19 cases in the county for the past seven and fourteen days, respectively.  Reported cumulative cases have been steady at 2,719 with 167 hospitalizations and 48 deaths in people who […]

PCPHE Covid-19 Report for March 16, 2022 Shows Minimum Cases

PCPHE Covid-19 Report for March 16, 2022 Shows Minimum Cases

  The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment reported zero cases in the county over the past seven days and only six cases in the past 14 days.   These numbers are the lowest for Prowers County in the past year.  Hospitalizations are up two at 167 since reporting began and the total number […]

PCPHE COVID-19 Update for March 9, 2022

PCPHE COVID-19 Update for March 9, 2022

  The Prowers County Public Department of Health and Environment reported that as of Wednesday, March 9th, 2022, there had been only six new Covid cases reported in the last seven days and 18 cases in the past two weeks.  Total cases were 2,719 up from 2,713.  Hospitalizations and deaths due to Covid were unchanged.  Last […]

PCPHE Weekly COVID-19 Update for March 2, 2022

PCPHE Weekly COVID-19 Update for March 2, 2022

    The COVID-19 case profile is somewhat fluid in Prowers County and in Colorado.  This update will be changing soon due to changes in our pandemic response from the CDC, the White House and CDPHE. Prowers County Public Health and Environment reported the seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 1.69% (goal is <5%). This […]

Slight Drop in Prowers County COVID-19 Cases

Slight Drop in Prowers County COVID-19 Cases

    Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update for February 23, 2022 shows the number of cases has climbed by 23 over the last reporting period with 2,701 cumulative cases to date.  Hospitalizations remain the same as last week at 164 and 47 deaths for people who tested positive since figures were tabulated. […]

COVID-19 Cases Declining in Prowers County

COVID-19 Cases Declining in Prowers County

  The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment’s report for February 16, 2022, shows the seven-day average Test Positivity rate is currently 6.36% (goal is <5%). This is down from 13.73% last week and down from 19.26% from the January 26th report.  There have been 47 cases reported in the past seven days […]

COVID WEEKLY UPDATE – PCPHE - February 9, 2022

COVID WEEKLY UPDATE – PCPHE – February 9, 2022

    The seven day average Test Positivity rate, according to the Prowers County Department of Health and Environment is 13.73% (goal is <5%). This is down from 17.22% last week.  There have been 52 new cases from the past seven days and 180 new Covid cases over the past fourteen days. The 30-39 years […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update – PCPHE for February 2, 2022

COVID-19 Weekly Update – PCPHE for February 2, 2022

  The Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department announced the seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 17.22% (goal is <5%). This is down from 19.26% last week.  There have been 128 cases in the seven days with cases now at 2,579, of which, 12 were vaccinated and 270 cases in the past 14 days […]