April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

As the State of Colorado’s Public Health Order 20-38 shifted control of the COVID-19 response to local governments, the Pueblo County Board of Health on April 19 unanimously approved a public health order pertaining to Pueblo County’s response related to health and safety. In a special meeting held Monday, the board of health introduced a local COVID-19 dial framework with customized directives and restrictions as needed to reduce virus transmission in Pueblo County. The local order is…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
PACOG News

The Pueblo Area Council of Governments (PACOG) is seeking applications from Pueblo County residents (i.e., City of Pueblo or the unincorporated area of Pueblo County) interested in serving on its Environmental Policy Advisory Committee (EPAC). EPAC is a twelve-member advisory group which may advise PACOG regarding environmental issues, including air quality, water quality, noise abatement, solid waste, and hazardous waste. EPAC meets on the 1st Thursday every other month at 5:15 p.m., beginning…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

Thousands of new vaccination appointments are available at the Colorado State Fairgrounds site starting next week, the result of the transition of the Vaccines for All Community Vaccination Site being managed by the State and Centura Health to a federal mass vaccination pilot site scheduled for Wednesday. The continued partnership of the State of Colorado, Centura Health, and federal partners led by FEMA augments vaccination efforts already underway.  The federal support,…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

April 6, 2021 Pueblo, CO - In response to sharp increases in Pueblo County’s COVID-19 case rates, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will move the county to Level Yellow –Concern on state’s dial framework effective 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021. CDPHE informed Pueblo County leaders the current incidence rates are aligned with Public Health Order 20-36 COVID-19 Dial Level Yellow and implemented restrictions to COVID-19 Dial Level Yellow. Level restrictions may be…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

April 1, 2021    PUEBLO, CO. – As temperatures rise in Colorado, Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment encourages community members to spend time outdoors where risk of COVID-19 transmission is lower. Many of the most at-risk members of our community have had the opportunity to receive at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and nearly one million Coloradans have been fully vaccinated. There’s hope on the horizon, however, now is not the time to let our guard down. What’s kept…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

March 29, 2021 PUEBLO, CO. – Pueblo County’s Unified COVID-19 community vaccination program, organized by the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office and the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment, continues to administer vaccines in the community and is expected to dispense hundreds more this week as part of mobile clinics being scheduled throughout the community. Pueblo’s community clinic organizers had been operating the mass community clinic at the Pueblo Mall until the…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

March 17, 2021   PUEBLO, CO. –  After months of planning and operating the Pueblo County Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, where more than 38,000 vaccinations have been administered, the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment and the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office will transition the vaccination clinic to the State of Colorado beginning Monday, March 22.   Last week, Governor Polis announced plans to expand Pueblo’s vaccination clinic to a regional mass vaccination…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

March 17, 2021, Pueblo, CO - The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment announced Cheryl Reid was selected as the 2020 Public Health Champion for displaying significant contributions to Pueblo’s public health. “Congratulations on a well-deserved award to the late Cheryl Reid. Pueblo’s public health community acknowledges Mrs. Reid as a role model in the Pueblo community,” stated Randy Evetts, public health director at the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment.…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

March 15, 2021  PUEBLO, CO. – Pueblo County remains on pace to get more people fully vaccinated as organizers of the Pueblo County community COVID-19 clinic at the Pueblo Mall expect to provide more than 3,000 second-dose vaccines this week before the state opens registration to the next phase of individuals. Clinic planners also expect to administer approximately 1,000 first dose vaccinations this week to individuals currently eligible for the vaccine under the state’s…

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April 23rd 2021 at 6:59 am
Public Health News

March 12, 2021  PUEBLO, CO – Planners of the Pueblo County COVID-19 vaccination clinic are preparing to vaccinate more of the population this month following the announcement today by Governor Jared Polis allowing counties to open registration for vaccines to individuals in Phase 1B.4 beginning March 19. The news that more people will be eligible for the vaccine comes as Polis also announced a regional mass vaccination clinic operated by the state will open March 22 in Pueblo at…

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