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Prowers County Public Health and Environment Notified of Monkeypox Case       

Prowers County Public Health and Environment Notified of Monkeypox Case       

  Monkeypox identified and confirmed in Prowers County   PROWERS COUNTY – On August 4, 2022, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) notified Prowers County Public Health and Environment (PCPHE) of a confirmed case of monkeypox. The risk to the general public continues to be low. Meagan Hillman, Director of PCPHE said, […]

Morgan Bennett Receives Professional Nursing Award

Morgan Bennett Receives Professional Nursing Award

Morgan Bennett was presented with the New Public Health Nurse of the Year Award recently. The following is information submitted by Tammi Clark, Executive Director of the Prowers County Public Health Department. “From the moment that Morgan Bennett joined the Public Health team, she became a champion in the community. Morgan has become the Public […]

Search Begins for Prowers County Veterans Service Officer

Search Begins for Prowers County Veterans Service Officer

Jeremy Miller announced his resignation as the Veteran’s Service Officer for Prowers County to the Board of Commissioners on Monday, July 11th.  Miller will leave at the end of July to relocate to Hays, Kansas where he will assume the Veteran’s Service Officer for western Kansas. “We sure hate to see you leave,” said board […]

Council Briefed on Syringe Exchange Program Proposal

Council Briefed on Syringe Exchange Program Proposal

A discussion concerning a program to reduce the increase of Hepatitis C in Prowers County was presented to the Lamar City Council by members of the County Health Department. Tammie Clark, Director of Public Health for Prowers County, was accompanied by public health nurses Morgan Bennett and Ryann Wollert, who presented health-related concerns regarding local […]