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New Covid-19 Case for Prowers County

New Covid-19 Case for Prowers County

Prowers County Public Health and Environment (PCPHE) Press Release July 27, 2020 Over the weekend a second positive case of COVID-19 was resulted in an employee of Sonic in Lamar. This person had not been at work for a week. An outbreak is defined as 2 cases in a 14- day period. The 2 cases […]

Prowers County Health Department COVID-19 Up-date with 45 Cases Reported as of July 22, 2020

Prowers County Health Department COVID-19 Up-date with 45 Cases Reported as of July 22, 2020

Prowers County, as of July 22, 2020 has had 45 total cumulative cases of COVID-19 with two hospitalizations and zero deaths. The demographics of those impacted are seven under 10 years, five from 10-19, six from 20-29, seven from 30-39, eight from 40-49, eight from 50-59, one from 60-69, two from 70-79 and one 80 […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment--Prowers County Has A New Positive Case of COVID-19

Prowers County Public Health and Environment–Prowers County Has A New Positive Case of COVID-19

Prowers County Public Health and Environment Prowers County Has A New Positive Case of COVID-19 Please note that this is a fluid and frequently changing situation! Your patience is appreciated. Prowers County has a new confirmed positive case of COVID-19. This brings our total to 4 positive, 5 probable for a total of 9. The […]

How a COVID-19 Case is Managed by Health Care

How a COVID-19 Case is Managed by Health Care

      The Prowers Journal contacted Meagan Hillman, Director of Prowers County Public Health and Environment, who replied on HIPAA regulations which outline privacy requirements for patients. (HIPAA-Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. Perhaps it is best […]

Prowers County Has Another New Positive Case of COVID-19 (County COVID Count Climbs to Eight)

Prowers County Has Another New Positive Case of COVID-19 (County COVID Count Climbs to Eight)

Please note that this is a fluid and frequently changing situation! Your patience is appreciated.  Prowers County has a new confirmed positive case of COVID-19. This brings our total to three positive, five probable for a total of 8. Zero deaths and zero hospitalizations have occurred at this time.  • Public health practitioners are investigating. […]

49 States Hit by Flu this Season

49 States Hit by Flu this Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Recent headlines have brought to the country’s awareness the seriousness of influenza. Forty nine states are reporting widespread influenza with Influenza A (H3N2) viruses as the most common associated with illness. Those affected most by influenza are people over 65 years of age and children. The most recent statistics for Colorado […]

Prowers Commissioners Accept Resignations from Two County Health Personnel

Prowers Commissioners Accept Resignations from Two County Health Personnel

The Prowers County Commissioners held executive session meetings Tuesday, October 31st for personnel matters with two employees of the County’s Public Health and Environment Department, pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402 (4)(f).  A third executive session was held with Prowers County Attorney, Darla Scranton-Specht to receive legal advice on specific legal questions regarding the personnel matters. Following […]

LCC Hosts 9th Annual Girls in the Middle Event

LCC Hosts 9th Annual Girls in the Middle Event

  9th Annual Girls in the Middle encourages students to Outsmart, Outwork, Outshine (Lamar, Colorado; March 13, 2017)  On Saturday, March 4, middle school girls from Lamar, Granada, Holly, Wiley, McClave, Eads, Campo, and Pritchett schools attended the Girls in the Middle Conference held at Lamar Community College. The day was packed with fun-filled activities […]