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.