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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 […]

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 The Dial order is no longer in effect as 0f Thursday, April 15, 2021.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 […]

No Change Yet on Statewide Mask Mandate

No Change Yet on Statewide Mask Mandate

    The Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department says that while our Positivity Rate is improving, masks are still required until any new notification has been received. There have been 1,172 Covid cases reported as of March 31st with 76 hospitalizations and 22 deaths in people who tested positive for COVID-19. The new […]

Prowers County Receives Covid Upgrade to Green Level

Prowers County Receives Covid Upgrade to Green Level

    Prowers County is now Level GREEN on the dial https://covid19.colorado.gov/data/covid-19-dial.  The update was issued by the Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment on Wednesday, March 23, 2021. What does this mean for the county? Restaurants can now open at full capacity. Restrictions are lifted except for: The following businesses and activities […]

Prowers County May See New COVID-19 Rating Shortly, School Proms are Okayed

Prowers County May See New COVID-19 Rating Shortly, School Proms are Okayed

  The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment indicated in its March 16th report, the seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 0.47%, down from 1.41% last week (goal is <5%). There has been only one case in the past seven days and four for the past fourteen days. Prowers County is Level BLUE […]

COVID-19 Cases Decline Another Week in Prowers County

COVID-19 Cases Decline Another Week in Prowers County

    The Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department’s weekly COVID-19 update as of Wednesday, March 3rd, shows the seven day average for the Test Positivity rate is now down to 0.42%, a drop from 0.52% last week. The goal remains at 5% or below. There have been only two cases between February 23rd […]

Prowers County Notes Single Covid Case Over Last Seven Days

Prowers County Notes Single Covid Case Over Last Seven Days

    The number of COVID-19 cases in Prowers County continues to decline according to the February 22nd report issued by the Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment.  There was only one new case registered between February 16th and 4pm on the 22nd.  There have been six cases over the past 14 days.  […]

Prowers County Rates Yellow Level for COVID-19 Restrictions

Prowers County Rates Yellow Level for COVID-19 Restrictions

Prowers County Dial Change February 5, 2021 – Effective Saturday February 6, 2021 at 9:00 am, Prowers County will move to Level Yellow on the COVID-19 Dial.  The changes can be viewed in detail at covid19.colorado.gov. Highlights: RESTAURANTS: 50% capacity or 50 people (we have no restaurants large enough to go to 150 with the […]

PCPHE COVID-19 Update, February 3, 2021, Positivity Rate Declining

PCPHE COVID-19 Update, February 3, 2021, Positivity Rate Declining

  The Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department’s weekly COVID-19 report shows there have been 1,132 cumulative cases as of Wednesday, February 3, 2021. This includes 59 hospitalizations and 22 deaths in people who tested positive for COVID-19. The 30-39 age group has shown the most cases at approximately 170, followed by 60-69 years […]

Weekly PCPHE COVID-19 Update, January 27, 2021

Weekly PCPHE COVID-19 Update, January 27, 2021

    Based on recent testing, the Positivity Rate is continuing to decline in Prowers County. The current rate is 6.85% down from 7.97% last week and 8.37% the week before. The goal is 5% or less. As of January 27th, there have been 1,112 reported cases and 56 hospitalizations with 22 deaths. For January […]

Expanded COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Expected for Prowers County

Expanded COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Expected for Prowers County

  COVID-19 Update from Prowers County Health and Environment, January 20, 2021   Prowers County remains at Level Orange-High Risk as of Wednesday, January 20, 2021, one step above the Stay at Home category rated by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Positivity Rate for the county has declined from the past […]

Prowers County Public Health & Environment COVID-19 Update for January 5, 2021

Prowers County Public Health & Environment COVID-19 Update for January 5, 2021

    COVID-19 cases for Prowers County are at 1,027 for a cumulative total with 49 hospitalizations and 21 deaths for people who have tested positive.   The Colorado Department of Health and Environment reports Baca County with 200 cases and one death; Bent County with 1,148 cases and 13 deaths; Kiowa County with 75 […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment for December 30, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment for December 30, 2020

    There have been 986 COVID-19 cases for Prowers County to date with 47 cumulative hospitalizations and 20 deaths for those people who tested positive for COVID-19. The demographic breakdown shows the highest incidents of the pandemic in the 30-39 age group at 150 cases. The next highest, from ages 60-69 is 140 cases. […]