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Coronavirus Updates

9 Alerts
September 18, 2020 2:37 PM

Public Health Unveils COVID-19 Six-Month Report

(September 18, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new positive case from test results received September 16 –18.

The positive individual is a non-resident, therefore is not included in the official County case count, keeping total cases at 90 with one active case. The 17-year old male is symptomatic and in isolation, and close contacts have been notified.

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September 15, 2020 5:02 PM

Public Health Announces One New Case

(September 15, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new positive case from test results received September 12 –15, bringing the total County case count to 90 with one active case. The 42 year-old female was symptomatic and is currently isolating.

Close contacts have been notified.

In an effort to create consistent framework for each county the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has launched a new dial system that includes five levels, from least to most restrictive with...

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September 11, 2020 2:21 PM

Public Health Stresses the Importance of Staying Healthy This Fall

(September 11, 2020) Public Health has confirmed zero new positive cases from test results received September 9 –11, keeping the total case count at 89 with zero active cases.

With testing remaining robust, this has led to one full month without any new COVID cases within the county.

To maintain these stabilized trends, Public Health stresses the importance of staying healthy, especially given the recent winter weather, some...

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September 8, 2020 3:56 PM

Teen COVID Community Forum Tonight - Join the Discussion on Zoom, Facebook Live and KOTO at 6 p.m.

(September 8, 2020) – San Miguel County, CO --- Public Health has confirmed zero new positive cases from test results received September 5 – 8, keeping the total case count at 89 with zero active cases.

With no new cases reported in over three weeks, Public Health reminds individuals to stay focused on keeping rates down through continued best practices. Efforts to reduce the risk of infection are crucial for all ages, and establishing healthy family...

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September 4, 2020 2:11 PM

Community Encouraged to Stay Safe over Labor Day Weekend

(September 4, 2020) – San Miguel County, CO --- Public Health has confirmed zero new positive cases from test results received September 2 – September 4, keeping the total case count at 89 with zero active cases.

As Labor Day weekend kicks-off, Public Health reminds the community to stay mindful of best practices while enjoying the holiday with friends and family. Barbecues and gatherings are still possible, with social groups limited to 10 people and outdoor...

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September 2, 2020 10:18 AM

COVID Community Forum Focuses on Teens - Parents and Kids Can Join the Discussion on Sept. 8

(September 1, 2020) Public Health will be holding its second COVID Community Forum on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. on Facebook Live, KOTO Radio and Zoom. The forum will focus on teens, and how they are navigating the challenges of the pandemic.

Parents and teens are encouraged to join the discussion to ask questions and share stories, strategies and challenges. Panelists will include Public Health Director Grace Franklin, County Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Grundy and Student Ambassadors.

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September 1, 2020 5:11 PM

September 1st Update – Public Health Announces Zero New Cases in Four Days

(September 1, 2020) – San Miguel County, CO --- Public Health has confirmed zero new positive cases from test results received August 29 – September 1, keeping the total case count at 89 with zero active cases.

The COVID dashboard has recently been enhanced with additional metrics including positivity and incidence rates. Incidence and positivity rates are critical measures because they give an indication of how widespread infection is in the County. Both are...

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August 12, 2020 4:38 PM

A Letter from Grace Franklin and Dr. Sharon Grundy: Back to School 101

(August 12, 2020) It seems like years, but it was only a little more than five months ago when the state of Colorado documented its first case of COVID-19. Needless to say, it’s been a challenging journey for all of us ... .

August 4, 2020 1:44 PM

San Miguel County Announces COVID Community Forums

(August 4, 2020) San Miguel County will be holding COVID Community Forums the first Tuesday of each month on Facebook Live through San Miguel County Department of Health and Environment’s page, and KOTO Community Radio.

The first forum will take place on Tuesday, August 11 at 6 p.m. and will focus on the safety of older community members. Panelists will include Public Health Director Grace Franklin, County Medical Officer Sharon Grundy and Emergency Manager Henry...

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Latest Update:

August 11, 2020 3:06 PM

Please join us TONIGHT at 6:00 p.m. for our first forum. Participants can join via Zoom (link below), Facebook Live, or can tune into KOTO.

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County Road Status Updates

4 Alerts
September 3, 2020 2:54 PM

Imogene Pass Temporary Partial Closure

Motorists or visitors planning on traveling CR K68 between Telluride and Ouray will be required to turn around at the following locations:
Vehicles traveling from the Town of Telluride vehicles will have to turn around at the Smuggler Tramp Ruins.
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Latest Update:

September 14, 2020 12:36 PM

Imogene Pass is open now. The bridge repair is complete.

July 28, 2020 10:10 AM

Bridal Veil Road Open

The road to Bridal Veil Falls is now open. Traffic can come over Black Bear Pass now to the Valley View Parking Lot.

July 27, 2020 2:24 PM

Bridal Veil Road Closed - 7/27/20

Due to a mudslide and current extreme weather conditions the road to Bridal Veil Falls is closed.

Latest Update:

July 28, 2020 10:08 AM

The road to Bridal Veil Falls is now open.

July 9, 2020 10:16 AM

Black Bear Pass Open

Black Bear Pass is open. Please stay safe!

Emergency Alerts

1 Alert

General Alerts

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High Mountain Pass Status

2 Alerts
June 22, 2020 7:56 AM

Imogene Pass is open

San Miguel and Ouray Counties have completed opening Imogene Pass.

June 8, 2020 11:22 AM

Ophir Pass is open

Ophir Pass is open for the season.

Public Surplus

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