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April 5th - Colorado COVID-19 totals (as of 4/3, 4 pm): 4,565 cases, 126 deaths, 875 hospitalized, 23,900 tested, 30 outbreaks at residential and non-hospital health care facilities,
Southwest Colorado confirmed cases by county: La Plata (31), Archuleta (6), Montezuma (8), Dolores (0), San Juan (0). 1 death in Montezuma,,
Local health officers recommend covering nose and mouth when going out,
CDOT and Dept of Natural Resources asks people to avoid heading to the mountains this weekend,
2-1-1 activated: online, dial 2-1-1, or text your zip code to 898-211. Only call 911 for medical emergency,

Stay-at-Home Extended until April 26

A statistical model prepared by University of Colorado medical experts predicts that COVID-19 cases may peak any time between May 8 and Sept. 14, depending on social-distancing effectiveness

Got COVID-19? SJBPH Asks You to Report It

One of the chanllenges of predicting a surge in hospital admissions from COVID-19 cases is the lack of widespread testing. That’s why San Juan Basin Public Health asks residents who show symptoms of the disease to fill out an anonymous questionnaire online.

Possible to Enforce Stay-Home Order?

With so many exceptions for “essential” services and “essential” tasks, can communities enforce the stay-at-home order? We talk with Durango Police Chief Bob Brammer to discuss what DPD is doing.

Learn What Our Public Agencies Are Doing

The City of Durango hosts videoconference panel discussion with officials from community government and health leaders to share updates with their organizations’ responses to the pandemic.

New Directive: Wear Masks in Public

Health officials now want you to wear masks in public to protect yourself from contracting the coronavirus and from spreading it, in case you’ve been infected but don’t have symptoms.

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