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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Breakthrough COVID Cases Have Surfaced, Here’s What We Know

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Breakthrough COVID Cases Have Surfaced, Here’s What We Know

Vaccinated people experience mild symptoms proving efficacy of COVID vaccines, even against Alpha and Delta variants

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2021

San Miguel County Residents Test Positive for Delta Variant

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San Miguel County Residents Test Positive for Delta Variant

Three results from recent West End infections detect highly contagious variant B.1.617.2

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2021

San Miguel County Mourns the Loss of a Resident Due to COVID-19

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San Miguel County Mourns the Loss of a Resident Due to COVID-19

Increase in COVID cases in the county emphasizes the importance of preventative efforts

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco....

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Increasing Ventilation and COVID Safety

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Increasing Ventilation and COVID Safety

Data suggests COVID-19 less likely to spread in well-ventilated areas and outdoor settings

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2021

West End COVID Cases Increase Amidst Loosening Restrictions

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West End COVID Cases Increase Amidst Loosening Restrictions

Stay home when sick and get tested when symptomatic or exposed

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2021

A Letter to The School Year’s Heroes

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A Letter to The School Year’s Heroes

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey Mills, Public Information Consultant, lindseym@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2021

Public Health Identifies Administration Error at Vaccine Clinic

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Public Health Identifies Administration Error at Vaccine Clinic

Procedures immediately reviewed and revised preventing further mistakes

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Face Coverings for Those Fully, Partially or Not Vaccinated

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Face Coverings for Those Fully, Partially or Not Vaccinated

How to approach mask use under new guidance no matter your vaccination status

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey Mil...

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Updated Public Health Order to Align & Observe

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Updated Public Health Order to Align & Observe

San Miguel County aligns with CDC mask recommendations and state public health order

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2021

5-Star Certification Program Continues This Summer

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5-Star Certification Program Continues This Summer

Opportunity for increased capacity with demonstration of added protective measures for various industries

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2021

FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine for Ages 12 and Older

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine for Ages 12 and Older

Pfizer clinics to take place May 20 & 21, informational webinar May 18

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Vaccine Pre-registration Open for Residents Ages 12 and Older

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Vaccine Pre-registration Open for Residents Ages 12 and Older

Pfizer Emergency Use Authorization currently under review for amendment

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2021

San Miguel County to Move to Level Green

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San Miguel County to Move to Level Green

Effective Friday, May 7 at 1 am MST

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2021

San Miguel County Updates Public Health Order

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San Miguel County Updates Public Health Order

Effective May 1 at 1 AM MST

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2021

CDC Releases New Mask Guidelines for Activities Outdoors

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CDC Releases New Mask Guidelines for Activities Outdoors

Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson Clinics Offered in Norwood and Telluride

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2021

Colorado Reinstates Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Administration

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Colorado Reinstates Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Administration

CDC & FDA confirms findings from review establishing blood clotting as rare and treatable

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Public Health Announces Pfizer Vaccine Clinics for Ages 16 and Over

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Public Health Announces Pfizer Vaccine Clinics for Ages 16 and Over

Clinics Offered in Norwood on April 29 and Telluride on April 30

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2021

The Importance of Testing as Spring Break Travel Concludes, Off-Season Continues

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The Importance of Testing as Spring Break Travel Concludes, Off-Season Continues

CDC travel guidelines for vaccinated and unvaccinated

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Dial 3.0 Passed to Local Governance

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Dial 3.0 Passed to Local Governance

Level Blue to remain in place through the end of April as Public Health, Board of Health to reevaluate policies

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Colorado Temporarily Pauses Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine

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Colorado Temporarily Pauses Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine

Joint CDC & FDA statement recommends pause out of an abundance of caution

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Herd Immunity: What is it? What will it take?

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Herd Immunity: What is it? What will it take?

San Miguel County among the top in the state for vaccine administration

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: What to Expect

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: What to Expect

San Miguel County Public Health vaccine clinics occurring weekly for those pre-registered

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Coronavirus Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2021

San Miguel County to Reduce Restrictions for Personal Gatherings, Bars, Lodging

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San Miguel County to Reduce Restrictions for Personal Gatherings, Bars, Lodging

Low incidence rates allow for Level Blue to align with the state guidance heading into off-season

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Coronavirus Press Releases