April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm
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April 1, 2020         12:30pm Update Pueblo, CO #PuebloCOVID19   PUEBLO, CO. - Public Health officials are urging local churches and house of worships to avoid holding traditional on-site worship services during Holy Week and on Easter Sunday due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   During the Easter season, many churches experience an increase in attendance at services and we know that a connection to faith is important, however, due to the federal mandate to extend social distancing until…

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm
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Public health officials from the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment announced today three additional positive COVID-19 cases: Male age 59, Female age 52, and Female age 56. To date, two Pueblo County residents have passed away.   Pueblo County now has a total of 21 confirmed positive cases among Pueblo County residents. Five additional positive cases are from individuals residing in other counties (one from Crowley County, one from Huerfano County, one from Douglas County,…

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm
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Public Health investigations are being conducted on four (4) additional positive COVID-19 cases announced by the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment this afternoon. This brings Pueblo County’s total confirmed COVID-19 test to 18 individuals.   To date COVID-19 testing, in Pueblo County: 276 tests have been administered in Pueblo County. Currently, it is taking seven or more days for test results to be reported to Pueblo’s Public Health. 170 tests previously sent from Pueblo…

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm
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Public Health investigations are being conducted on four (4) additional positive COVID-19 cases announced by the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment today. This brings Pueblo County’s total confirmed COVID-19 test to 14 individuals.   To date COVID-19 testing, in Pueblo County: 275 tests have been administered in Pueblo County. Currently it is taking seven or more days for test results to be reported to Pueblo’s Public Health. 139 tests previously sent from Pueblo County…

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm

 Three Additional Positives Today Public Health Officials from the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment announced three additional positive test results for COVID-19. The positive tests are a male age 26 and females age 19, and 71. The three cases are unrelated. One of the positives is from the community testing at the Colorado State Fair Grounds March 19, 2020. There is no additional information at this time.   “Compared to a week ago, Pueblo has three times more positive…

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm
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Pueblo, CO – Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment (PDPHE) confirmed today (March 26, 2020) the first death in Pueblo County due to COVID-19 of an 81-year-old woman. There is no additional information available at this time.   “This is a tragic loss of life and we share our heartfelt condolences with the family," said Randy Evetts, public health director at PDPHE . “This unfortunate loss highlights the seriousness of this virus. Now more than ever, we want to remind our residents…

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm
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Pueblo community leaders met today to review local COVID-19 cases, and specifically discuss if it is time to move to a more aggressive approach in Pueblo County’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.  They agreed delays in test processing at the state and so many test results still pending for Pueblo County, combined with the lack of available local testing, it is very difficult to measure the spread of COVID-19 in our community.   Even though we do not have test results in our community…

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm
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The mattress and tire recycling collection event scheduled Saturday, March 28, 2020 at St. Leander’s Church is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date due to social distancing efforts related to  COVID-19.   For more information on future events, call the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment 583-4309 or pueblohealth.org.   ###

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm
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  Sunday, March 22, 2019, Pueblo, CO- The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment has limited access to the public at the Health Department’s building in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to the public and staff members. The public is encouraged to visit the Health Department’s website pueblohealth.org or call the Health Department (719) 583-4300.     Additional information of limited services:    Pueblo County Vital Records Office is closed to the public.…

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April 1st 2020 at 6:23 pm

Pueblo, CO (March 18, 2020) - The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment confirmed a skunk tested positive for rabies in Beulah, CO. Public health officials warn individuals to stay away from stray animals, all wildlife, and keep screens on windows and doors in good condition to prevent wild animals from entering your home. "It is important to know wildlife are in all areas of Pueblo County, from city neighborhoods to the mountains," stated Vicki Carlton, program manager of the…

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