January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

One on the Southside and one on the Northside January 14, 2022 Pueblo, CO – Due to the long lines and the Community COVID-19 testing site near the Pueblo Mall, the community is reminded there are two free testing sites. Individuals wanting to be tested for COVID-19 may also get tested outside of the Colorado State Fairgrounds, which is experiencing short wait times, and is open seven days a week. In Pueblo free testing is available at two community test sites: Outside the Colorado State…

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

Carbon monoxide, also called CO, is a colorless and odor free gas that can kill! CO is produced from burning fuel such as gas stoves, cars, small engines, and even fireplaces. When experiencing CO poisoning, you may have chest pain, dizziness, headache, nausea, and vomiting and in extreme cases can cause you to pass out or even kill you. CO poisoning is preventable Have your gas appliances checked every year, these can include stoves, clothes dryers, refrigerators, and water heaters…

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

December 30, 2021 Pueblo, CO – Today, Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment (PDPHE) updated its guidance regarding COVID-19 isolation and quarantine by vaccination status for the general population to align with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). This updated guidance does not apply to schools and congregate settings, as local public health is waiting for revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for these select…

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Pueblo city and county residents may drop-off their real Christmas trees at no cost on select days in January at the City Park Pool Parking Lot, 221 S. Parkside Lane, Pueblo, CO 81005 (in City Park). Drop off 11:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 5 through Sunday, January 9, 2022. Individuals handle unloading and removing all decorations, tree stands, wires, and nails from trees. No wreaths or garlands will be accepted due to the final chipping process…

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

December 23, 2021 Pueblo, CO – Public Health officials released a Public Health Advisory today after the detection of the omicron COVID-19 variant in the City of Pueblo’s wastewater the week of December 20. Read the Public Health Advisory at pueblohealth.org. Wastewater is tested weekly in the City of Pueblo and Pueblo West as part of a state-wide COVID-19 testing effort with labs and wastewater utilities. The virus can appear in wastewater before someone shows symptoms. Testing wastewater…

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

December 22, 2021 Pueblo, CO – Community COVID-19 vaccines, testing and monoclonal antibody treatment sites will not be open during select hours over the coming holidays in Pueblo, Colorado. Nomi Health vaccination site will be closed for the holidays after 3:00 p.m., Friday, 12/24                    all day, Saturday, 12/25                all day Saturday, 1/1                      Mako Medical testing site will be closed for the holidays Colorado State Fairgrounds, 2400 W.…

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

Learn How to Implement or Enhance Employee Retention and Recruitment Policies Pueblo, CO – Family Friendly Pueblo County, a program of the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment is hosting a Summit for employers to gain tools to become a family-friendly workplace. The summit is scheduled for Friday, January 7, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at 4 of Hart’s Restaurant, registration is required. Participants will learn about family-friendly workplace policies, such as flexible work…

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Economic Development & GIS News

Staff will begin upgrading Pueblo County GIS servers starting at 8:30 AM on December 14th, 2021, and the mapping software will be unavailable during this process. We anticipate that the upgrade will be complete by the end of the workweek. We appreciate your patience.

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

The holidays are here and that means more chances to make healthy choices. Here are a few quick tips to remember while getting ready for the upcoming parties. If you are attending a holiday party remember: Eat before you go Choose a smaller plate Fill your plate with fruit and vegetables Try sharing a dessert or portion the desserts. If you are the one hosting the party: Have more fresh fruit and vegetable options than deserts Place the fresh fruits and vegetables near…

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January 16th 2022 at 7:20 pm
Public Health News

Treatment site in Pueblo Opened Thursday, December 9, 2021  Pueblo, CO (DEC. 9, 2021) — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently launched several monoclonal antibody treatment clinics to expand access to this important outpatient treatment for COVID-19. A clinic opened today in Pueblo led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with assistance from the state to provide monoclonal antibody therapy at 1304 N. Grand Avenue. People will be able to schedule…

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