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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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-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 […]

COVID WEEKLY UPDATE for January 19, 2022 from PCPHE

COVID WEEKLY UPDATE for January 19, 2022 from PCPHE

  COVID-19 Cases have increased over the past two weeks in Prowers County.  There were 2,080 reported cases on January 5th and as of January 19th the Prowers County Department for Public Health and Environment reports 2,309 with 156 hospitalizations and 45 deaths in people who tested positive for COVID-19. The seven-day Test Positivity Rate […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update for January 12, 2022 from PCPHE

COVID-19 Weekly Update for January 12, 2022 from PCPHE

  There have been 88 cases noted in the past seven days and 107 cases in the past fourteen days.  Of those 29 and 40 persons had received at least one vaccination. The seven day average Test Positivity rate has climbed to 14.92% (goal is <5%). This is up from 4.87% last week. ISOLATION AND […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update for January 5, 2022

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update for January 5, 2022

    The PCPHE Department notes the seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 4.87% (goal is <5%). This is down from 8.49% last week.  There have been 19 cases in the past seven days and 58 cases in the past fourteen. The majority of the cases in Prowers County are in the 30-39 years of […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment-December 8, 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment-December 8, 2021

    The seven day Test Positivity rate is 8.49% (goal is <5%). This is down from 9.07% last week.  There have been 54 cases noted in the past seven days of which six had been vaccinated and 99 cases over the past 14 days of which 16 persons were vaccinated. There have been 2,003 […]

Prowers County Dept. Public Health and Environment – COVID-19 Update, 12/1/21

Prowers County Dept. Public Health and Environment – COVID-19 Update, 12/1/21

    The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment reported that as of December 1, 2021, the seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 9.07% (goal is <5%). This is up from 7.06% last week.  There have been 45 cases in the past seven days with 10 vaccinated and 84 cases in the past […]

County-/-City Discuss Areas of Common Concerns

County-/-City Discuss Areas of Common Concerns

Lamar Mayor and Mayor Pro-tem, Kirk Crespin and Anne-Marie Crampton met recently with the Prowers County Commissioners to discuss some elements of mutual concern; the on-going 3 Mile Intergovernmental Agreement, shared costs to maintain Prowers Area Transit Service and the application of building permits. Historically, county customers receiving city services pay a rate double to […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update, November 17, 2021

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update, November 17, 2021

  COVID-19 cases are increasing for another week according to the Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment.  Cumulative cases have climbed by 51 to 1,865 from the previous week of 1,814 and hospitalizations are up the same time period by 16, now to 136.  Deaths from people who tested positive for COVID-19 increased […]

COVID-19 Update, Week of November 10, 2021 – PCPHE

COVID-19 Update, Week of November 10, 2021 – PCPHE

  The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment reports the Test Positivity Rate for COVID-19 cases has dropped to 10.49% from 14.03% rate from last week.  The number of cases reported in the past seven days from November 3rd is 76 with seven being vaccinated and 137 cases have been reported in the […]

COVID-19 Prowers County Public Health and Environment - November 3, 2021

COVID-19 Prowers County Public Health and Environment – November 3, 2021

  Colorado is now 5th in the nation for rate of COVID-19 infections! Southeast Colorado has very high case rates which would have put us in Stay at Home at this time last year! Colorado hospitals are hitting capacity which limits care for those who have non-COVID 19 related injuries or illness. 80% of people […]