200 Locals Show Up for Small Town Protest-Part 1

6/17/20
NEWS BRIEFS
AUGUST 10th---Southwest Colorado confirmed COVID-19 cases by county: La Plata (221 resident, 22 non-resident), Archuleta (40 resident, 34 non-resident), Montezuma (112). Deaths due to Covid: Montezuma (2), Deaths among cases: LaPlata (2), Montezuma (1), sjbpublichealth.org
Archuleta County has a CALL CENTER that can answer your questions related to COVID-19 and refer you to resources that are available to you, (970) 422-7084
Colorado activates 2-1-1: dial 2-1-1, online 211Colorado.org, or text your zip code to 898-211. This number can be used to navigate resources like housing, health, food during this time of the pandemic. Only use 911 for emergencies.
Archuleta County Emergency Operations Centers distributing free face coverings to businesses to encourage customer use, sjbpublichealth.org
FREE COVID-19 Community Testing at Archuleta Integrated Healthcare Clinic, 52 Village Drive in Pagosa Springs, available Tuesdays from 12pm to 4:30pm by appointment only. Testing starts June 2nd-August 25th, 970-264-2104
Non-residents in Archuleta County have tested positive for COVID-19. San Juan Basin Public Health urges everyone to stay vigilant to protect your health.
La Plata County now qualifies as an area of significant community transmission of COVID-19, https://sjbpublichealth.org/covid-prevention/

Three young organizers were surprised when more than 200 locals showed up for a Black Lives Matter protest in their rural hometown of Pagosa Springs, CO. They share their inspiration, solutions and hope for the future as well as a new passion for activism. Follow their story in Part 2 coming soon!

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