Local yoga and fitness instructors are learning to exercise their technical muscles to bring classes to their clients online, and it may prove to be so popular that online instruction may be here to stay.
When the summer tourism season appeared to be disappearing from COVID-19 restrictions, Roll E-Bike owner Claire Attkisson decided to turn her fleet of rental bikes into a food-delivery service.
It’s an old-fashioned practice in the medical world: Making house calls. But Nurse Practitioner Bronwyn Radcliffe thinks the way of the past is the wave of the future. (News director’s note: We used an incorrect last name for Ms. Radcliffe in our original post.)
San Juan Basin Public Health has delayed easing restrictions under the governor’s ‘safer-at-home’ order until May 8, because COVID-19 cases continue to increase substantially in San Juan County, NM.
No one plans for a medical emergency and an unexpected admission into the hospital. It’s a stressful time, and to help provide the medical personnel with your care, it helps to have a ‘mini’ medical record in hand.
Joel Krueger, owner of Kroeger’s Ace Hardware, talks about the changes the Durango commercial landmark has had to make to continue serving customers. Good news: garden stuff will be available!
Do you feel a little lonely in your isolation? Have you always wanted to adopt a pet but didn’t think you’d have time? Now’s a good time to consider adopting companion looking for its ‘fur’-ever home.
Various community leaders report on updates and other issues during this weekly program.
Three entrepreneurs wanted to keep their friends and family safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, so they started Four Corners Clean, a disinfecting service for residential and commercial properties.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis releases new, ‘safer- at-home’ guidelines to begin easing restrictions, while warning that residents must continue to practice social distancing during COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of people who use on-line videoconferencing software like Zoom has skyrocketed. We talk with experienced Zoomers to provide you with the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ of Zooming.
Our series highlights what businesses are doing to survive and thrive during the pandemic.
Local manufacturer StoneAge Tools ships its high-pressure water tools around the world. So it used its connections in China to negotiate shipments of scarce PPE to the Four Corners area.
Brad Tafoya with Tafoya Barrett and Associates provides a summary of the benefits that are available through the CARES Act. Find out how you can access your rebate check more quickly.
Southwest Colorado residents are entertaining themselves with cocktail hours over Zoom and costume theme days over Facebook. We explore the creative ways we’re having fun together apart.
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases grows in the region, local hospitals and medical centers are preparing for a surge in patients as they continue to preach the benefits of social distancing.
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Cedar Diagnostics, along with the help of Animas Surgical Hospital and San Juan Basin Public Health will now offer communitywide COVID-19 testing in Southwest Colorado.
Radio personality Cody Kopp shares his message of hope with COVID-19 frontline workers.
Dr. Doug Miller offers seven tip to help kids cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interim City Manager Amber Blake is joined by FLC President Tom Stritikus. the Head of Mountain Middle School Shane Voss, Director of the La Plata County Department of Human Services Martha Johsnon, Durango Mayor Pro Tem Dean Brookie, La Plata County Commissioner Clyde Church, and Executive Director of San Juan Basin Public Health Liane Jollon during the fourth virtual meeting in the Community Update series.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that health-care providers interact with their patients, and that change may be norm in the future, according to local health-care professionals.
Although food donations have been cut by more than half because grocery-shoppers have beens tocking up on supplies, Manna manages to serve an average of 200 to-go meals a day.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Durango’s ragtime piano player provides a short concert in his message of home for our community. He performs online concerts at 6 p.m. every Saturday night: facebook.com/Adam-Swanson
The real-estate market remains steady for now as deals in the pipeline continue to close. Dan Korman with Alpenglow Properties says it’s too soon to tell how the pandemic will affect the future market.
J.Fargo’s Brewery in Cortez is using its resources to feed first-responders and health-care workers in Montezuma County.
The Ute Cafe, with the help of a coalition of non-profits and faith communities, is feeding the armada of truckers passing through Montezuma County to deliver supplies across the country.
A local ‘corporate graffiti artist’ is using her craft to help people relax during virtual meditation sessions, and all she does is draw letters so elegant that it’s like watching a ballet.
The Durango Food Bank continues to serve residents in need with drive-up service, but it can use donations. Buy online and have the food shipped to the Food Bank or drop-off items.
Dr. Doug Miller offers useful advice while you’re sequestered at home with you kids during the pandemic. It’s all a matter of adjusting your attitude and doing something meaningful for others.
The Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado and United Way of Southwest Colorado have kick-started the community emergency fund to help with food, housing needs.
San Juan Basin Public Health has confirmed three more cases of COVID-19 infections in La Plata County as a result of last week’s drive-through community testing.
San Juan Basin Public Health reported the first confirmed case of COVID-19. The infected resident was tested at the SW Memorial Hospital drive-through clinic last week.
Unemployment payments, Small Business Administration disaster-relief loans are among the sources of financial assistance now available to workers and businesses impacted by COVID-19
Schools are closed in Durango, but District 9-R has plans for online and at-home instruction support. It also plans to deliver meals to any child under the age of 18.
We've summarized some of the highlights of the changing social and medical environnent during the pandemic.
La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff explains how the county continues to provide services in creative ways during the epidemic while supporting the health department.
Dr. Doug Miller offers some strategies for teaching your kids to solve their own problems. Could be a handy tool to have as you spend time at home through this crisis.
Until the federal government distributes more coronavirus tests, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is strictly limiting who can be tested.
Durango’s designation as a creative district means that creative industries will be eligible for grants to infuse creativity as a major contribution to the economy.
What’s closed, what’s open, how you can protect yourself with the COVID-19 virus now in Colorado. You’ve heard it all before. We offer a quick and easy summary and contacts to learn more.
Waiting tables, turning out orders on demand in a hot kitchen, dealing with obnoxious customers can take its toll on hospitality workers. Here’s how one man hopes to help them cope in the weeds.
Deer Hill Expeditions has been helping teenagers explore the wilderness of themselves in the wilds of the deserts and mountains of the Four Corners Region for 37 years.
A Durango marketing professional believes private business can save the world, and she and friends have started Live Creative Studio to help ‘businesses with a purpose’ make a difference -- and a profit.