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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. […]

Prowers County COVID-19 Update for December 23, 2020

Prowers County COVID-19 Update for December 23, 2020

  As of 5pm, December 22, 2020, Prowers County Public Health and Environment noted there had been 948 cumulative cases of COVID-19 reported including 46 hospitalizations and 20 deaths for those who tested positive for COVID-19. The two age groups showing the most significant numbers, approximately 140 reported cases are 30-39 and 60-69 years. The […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment Weekly COVID-19 Update for December 2, 2020

Prowers County Public Health and Environment Weekly COVID-19 Update for December 2, 2020

    The Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department reports a cumulative total of 669 COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday, December 1st. There have been 24 cases requiring hospitalization for at least a 24 hour duration. The department notes this is a difficult number to track as some patients are being hospitalized after their […]

COVID-19 Cases Rise to 312 in Prowers County, Now Rated at Level Orange-High Risk

COVID-19 Cases Rise to 312 in Prowers County, Now Rated at Level Orange-High Risk

The majority of cases in the county are in the 40 to 79 years age range. TESTS Positivity rate is 18.77%, up from 17.01% last week (goal is <5%) as of 4pm 11/09/2020. We have added testing days. The state lab is overwhelmed with demand and that has increased the turnaround time. We are changing […]

COVID-19 Update from Prowers County Public Health & Environment

COVID-19 Update from Prowers County Public Health & Environment

    Prowers County has registered 223 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday afternoon, November 3rd, 2020, according to PCPH&E. There have been 12 hospitalizations and 11 deaths associated with the pandemic. The county’s Positivity rate is at 17.01%, up from 11.63 the week prior. The goal is a minimum of 5%. 389 tests […]

COVID-19 Increasing in Prowers County

COVID-19 Increasing in Prowers County

This is a rapidly changing and fluid situation. We appreciate your patience.  There are several new developments in our efforts to contain this COVID-19 Pandemic: We are now at 197 cases as of 2:00pm today (October 30, 2020) and now have 8 COVID-19 associated deaths. We are in Safer at Home Level 2. Capacities are reduced […]

COVID-19 Climbing in Prowers County; Level 2 Restrictions to be Enacted

COVID-19 Climbing in Prowers County; Level 2 Restrictions to be Enacted

  The Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department has reported the county, as of Tuesday afternoon, October 27th, 2020, has 179 cumulative cases of COVID-19, with twelve persons hospitalized and three deaths in people who tested positive for COVID-19. The majority of the total cases are those in the 40-49 age group followed by […]

New Outbreak of COVID-19 Cases in Prowers County

New Outbreak of COVID-19 Cases in Prowers County

  PROWERS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT (PCPHE) PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION 10/19/2020 This is a rapidly changing and fluid situation. We appreciate your patience. There are several new developments in our efforts to contain the COVID-19 Pandemic: We are now at 131 cases (we were at 98 a week ago!) Lamar Estates is […]

Prowers County COVID-19 Update as of October 14, 2020

Prowers County COVID-19 Update as of October 14, 2020

  Only one new hospitalization has been registered by the Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department for COVID cases as of Wednesday, October 14th. Three new cases were reported between October 5th and 12th, four cases between September 29th and October 12th. 320 tests have been conducted in the county as of October 12th […]