Fall and winter are the seasons when we typically see an increase in respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19, flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), whooping cough (pertussis), and the common cold.
Best practice is to wash your hands, eat healthy foods, and remain active to avoid serious illness.More Seasonal Illness Info
The International Travel Clinic at PDPHE provides health risk related education and immunizations to prepare individuals for travel outside of the United States.
After a consultation, travelers can also schedule immunizations, receive prescriptions for common travel ailments, and more!Travel the World (Safely)
Public Health Data and Resources
Respiratory Illness Season
Most seasonal illnesses are spread the same way – through respiratory droplets from coughing, sneezing, talking, etc. The prevention methods to reduce the spread of illnesses are similar and include covering your cough and sneeze and properly washing your hands with soap and water often. You can find more prevention methods here.
2023 COVID Cases by Month (Pueblo County)
*Data includes required reportable positive COVID-19 results from tests individuals obtained through a healthcare, correctional, institution, or residential care facility. Individual at-home test kit results are not reported to Public Health and are not included in this data set.
Flu Hospitalizations in Pueblo County by Flu Season (Oct - May)
For COVID-19 data, information, and resources, visit the link below.Pueblo County COVID-19 Data