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CSP Investigating Possible Impersonator in S.E. Colorado

CSP Investigating Possible Impersonator in S.E. Colorado

The Colorado State Patrol, Otero County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies in Southeast Colorado are currently investigating several reports where motorists have been contacted by a white male driving a dark, possibly black, unmarked Dodge Charger. Several drivers reported they have been asked for papers regarding their authority to drive to their […]

RE-2 Sets Special Teleconference for Board of Ed Meeting on March 30

RE-2 Sets Special Teleconference for Board of Ed Meeting on March 30

Lamar School District Re 2 Teleconference Access Only Board of Education Special Board Meeting Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m. REVISED AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. New Business a) Approve policy exhibit – BEDA-E b) Superintendent Search Discussion c) Approve to Temporarily Suspend the Superintendent Search (If Necessary) d) […]

State of Colorado Activates 2-1-1 Colorado to Connect Coloradans with Human Services Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

State of Colorado Activates 2-1-1 Colorado to Connect Coloradans with Human Services Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

  CENTENNIAL (March 26): Today, in partnership with Mile High United Way, the Colorado State Emergency Operations Center activated 2-1-1 Colorado to connect Coloradans with human service resources statewide. Coloradans can reach 2-1-1 Colorado online at 211Colorado.org, by dialing 2-1-1 or texting your Zip Code to 898-211. Do not call 911 for COVID-19 questions unless […]

State Posts some Alterations to Stay-at-Home Order

State Posts some Alterations to Stay-at-Home Order

Colorado Releases Updated Public Health Order to Include Other Critical Services DENVER – Today Gov. Polis and the Department of Public Health and Environment are releasing an updated public health order in accordance with yesterday’s executive order implementing a statewide stay-at-home order.    The public health order was updated to include a number of critical […]

Prowers County Clerk's Office Reducing Staff per Stay-at-Home

Prowers County Clerk’s Office Reducing Staff per Stay-at-Home

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  As a result of the Governor’s STAY-AT-HOME orders, effective 8:30 A.M., Friday, March 27, 2020 Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will be operating at 50% staff until April 17, 2020. There will be NO FACE-TO-FACE operations for conducting Prowers County Clerk’s business. The […]

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 3/26/2020 You should stay home as much as possible except for critical activities including: •Obtaining food and other household necessities including medicine •Going to and from work if you are a critical employee •Seeking medical care •Caring for dependents or pets •Caring for a vulnerable person in […]

Gov. Polis Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order, Provides Update on Colorado Response to COVID-19

Gov. Polis Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order, Provides Update on Colorado Response to COVID-19

***INFORMACIÓN SEGUIDA EN ESPAÑOL*** CENTENNIAL – Today Gov. Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. and will last until April 11, 2020. The Governor also provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and actions taken to limit the spread of the virus.  “Coloradans are living through […]

Governor Polis Issues Stay at Home Order (Press Release from PCPHE)

Governor Polis Issues Stay at Home Order (Press Release from PCPHE)

    Colorado Governor Polis issue STAY AT HOME orders effective 0600 hours for Thursday, March 26, 2020. The official order will be released at midnight tonight (Wednesday) and guidance will be available in the morning.   Prowers County Public Health and Environment will issue another release Thursday morning with complete guidance.   Please stay […]

LPD Make Arrest Following Homicide Investigation-March 25, 2020

LPD Make Arrest Following Homicide Investigation-March 25, 2020

  The Lamar Police Department, Prowers County Sheriff’s Office and the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office thoroughly investigated the recent homicide which occurred on March 23, 2020. Continuous and diligent investigative efforts lead to officers being able to identify a male suspect and obtaining an arrest warrant for the individual. The individual was arrested and […]

List/Schedules of Medical Providers for Lamar as of March 24, 2020

List/Schedules of Medical Providers for Lamar as of March 24, 2020

  Lamar Family Dental                 336-7719        Seeing emergencies only Dr. Keith Messersmith               336-9092      Seeing emergencies only – Office closed for regular appointments until April 13 High Plains Dental Clinic          336-8445       Emergencies only and admitting 1 person with a minor patient or adult patient with no attendant PMC Convenient Care Facility 336-4343        Closed till further notice PMC […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]