Part 1-Update with Dr. Dave on Coronavirus Testing and Tele-health

3/25/20
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/

We met up again with Dr. Dave Shaeffer of Pagosa Medical Group early this week to discuss updates on testing for coronavirus in Archuleta and La Plata counties and the move to tele-health for all non-emergency medical issues.

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