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Governor Polis Provides August 3rd Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

Governor Polis Provides August 3rd Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

    DENVER – Today, Governor Jared Polis provided an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s efforts to get more Coloradans vaccinated. Governor Polis was joined by Dr. Rachel Herlihy, state epidemiologist. “Colorado, like the rest of the country, is seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, largely due to the highly contagious Delta […]

PCPHE Weekly COVID-19 Update (July 28, 2021) Shows Increase in Test Positivity Rate

PCPHE Weekly COVID-19 Update (July 28, 2021) Shows Increase in Test Positivity Rate

    The seven-day test positivity rate is 3.69% and the goal is <5%. This is up from 0.9% from last week.  There were eight cases in the past seven days and ten cases in the past 14 days. CURRENT OUTBREAKS: There are NO current active outbreaks in Prowers County. Demographic breakdown:  the 30-39 age […]

Prowers County Public Health Department COVID WEEKLY UPDATE, July 21, 2021

Prowers County Public Health Department COVID WEEKLY UPDATE, July 21, 2021

  The weekly Test Positivity Rate for Prowers County Covid cases is as of July 21st, 0.90%, up from 0.44% last week.  The number of hospitalizations has climbed slightly to 90 with 1,281 cases reported.  There have been two cases in the past two days and four cases reported in the past fourteen days.  There […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment: COVID WEEKLY UPDATE, July 14, 2021

Prowers County Public Health and Environment: COVID WEEKLY UPDATE, July 14, 2021

    TESTS: The seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 0.44% (goal is <5%). This is down from 0.91% 2 weeks ago.  There has been one case in the past seven days and two cases in the past 14 days. CURRENT OUTBREAKS: There are NO current active outbreaks in Prowers County! NEWS: WALK-IN VACCINE CLINICS: […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment for July 7, 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment for July 7, 2021

    The seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 0.91% (goal is <5%). This is down from 1.61% 2 weeks ago. There has been one case in the past seven days and two cases in the pasts fourteen. There are NO current outbreaks in Prowers County. A demographic breakdown by age shows approximately 200 cases […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update for June 24, 2021

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update for June 24, 2021

    The seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 1.61% (goal is <5%). This is unchanged since last week.  There have been four cases in the past seven days and six cases in the past 14 DAYS.  There are NO current outbreaks in Prowers County! As of Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 38.7% of eligible Prowers […]

Lamar to Receive Funding from COVID-19 Stimulus Package, Discusses Marijuana Ordinance

Lamar to Receive Funding from COVID-19 Stimulus Package, Discusses Marijuana Ordinance

    The Lamar City Council, under the Consent Agenda, passed on second reading, the modified Ordinance No. 1245 establishing an Advisory Board of Public Safety for the City of Lamar during its June 14th meeting.  The council is expected to set in motion the requirements for assembling the future board membership. City Treasurer, Kristin […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]