June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm

Pueblo County’s Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site Extended Through June Pueblo County’s free COVID-19 drive-thru testing at the Colorado State Fairgrounds is extended through June on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to test anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 (body aches, loss of sense of taste or smell, cough, difficulty breathing, fever over 100.4 degrees, chills, headache, sore throat and muscle pain) and certain groups of asymptomatic people. The testing site at…

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June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm
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Pueblo, CO, June 3, 2020 – Public Health Officials have confirmed a wild rabbit has tested positive for tularemia in Pueblo County. This positive wild rabbit is one of many historically in Pueblo County especially in the area of Pueblo West, north and south of Highway 50. There have not been any reports of human contact with dead rabbits in the county or any human cases of tularemia at this time. “Pueblo residents are advised tularemia-causing bacteria may be present in mammals such as…

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June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm
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Tuesday, June 2, 2020 – Pueblo CO – The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment reported a COVID-19 outbreak at Mission Foods in Pueblo County. To date, Mission Foods has had five employees test positive for COVID-19. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, an outbreak in a facility is defined as two or more confirmed cases of COVID-19 during a 14-day period. “We are closely monitoring the outbreak at Mission Foods and continue to work with them…

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June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm
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June 2, 2020, 1:00 p.m.  Pueblo, CO. – Local public health officials encourage Pueblo County residents to not neglect their health during this global pandemic.  “It’s important that people still seek medical care for routine health check-ups and particularly if they are experiencing a health issue that requires urgent care such as a heart attack or stroke,” said Randy Evetts, public health director for the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment. “Health care offices and…

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June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm
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Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment Updates to be Released Three Times a Week As a coordinated response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment will provide updates from a variety of local agencies responding to this health emergency and COVID-19 case updates. Beginning today, local updates will go out at 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.   Pueblo County’s Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site Extended Through June…

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June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm
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Pueblo County’s Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site Extended Through June Pueblo County’s free COVID-19 drive-thru testing at the Colorado State Fairgrounds is extended through June Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to test anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 (body aches, loss of sense of taste or smell, cough, difficulty breathing, fever over 100.4 degrees, chills, headache, sore throat, and muscle pain) and certain groups of asymptomatic people. The testing site at the…

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Friday, May 29, 2020 – Pueblo CO – Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment reported a COVID-19 outbreak at a long-term care facility in Pueblo. To date, the University Park Care Center has one staff member and two residents who tested positive for COVID-19.   According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, an outbreak in a healthcare facility is defined as two or more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a facility or non-household group with onset in a 14-day…

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June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm
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May 28, 2020, 4:20 p.m.  Pueblo, CO. – Pueblo County’s free community drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Colorado State Fairgrounds will be extended through the end of June.     The community testing site opened in April and was set to end Friday, May 29. Today, it was announced the testing site would remain open through June. The drive-thru site will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at the Colorado State Fairgrounds (enter through Gate 4 at Mesa and…

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June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm
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Pueblo County’s Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site Open Through Friday Pueblo County’s free COVID-19 drive-thru testing at the Colorado State Fairgrounds to be open through Friday, May 29.  The testing site will be open Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to test anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 (body aches, loss of sense of taste or smell, cough, difficulty breathing, fever over 100.4 degrees, chills, headache, sore throat, and muscle pain) and certain groups of asymptomatic people.…

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June 5th 2020 at 4:14 pm
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Pueblo County’s Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site Open Through Friday Pueblo County’s free COVID-19 drive-thru testing at the Colorado State Fairgrounds will be open through Friday, May 29.  The testing site will be open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to test anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 (body aches, loss of sense of taste or smell, cough, difficulty breathing, fever over 100.4 degrees, chills, headache, sore throat, and muscle pain) and certain groups of asymptomatic…

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