Wednesday coronavirus update

Saguache County confirmed their first COVID-19 related fatality today, bringing the total deaths in the SLV to three. Four more cases have been confirmed positive, bringing the total number for the SLV to 110. County case counts and other San Luis Valley data are updated weekdays at more


Six more cases identified in SLV

Today there are two new cases for Alamosa County and four new cases for Saguache County, bringing the SLV total case number to 69. Twenty-one total cases have completed isolation. Numbers are updated weekdays on more


COVID-19 numbers swell in Alamosa

Today there has been a notable increase in our positive case numbers. Alamosa County Public Health Department is currently investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Colorado Mushroom Farm which has resulted in 11 new positive test results confirmed today.... more


Return to business but not business as usual

All over the State, businesses are anxious to re-open and begin serving customers again so they can make a living.... more


Public Health recommends covering face

The Alamosa County Public Health Department is recommending covering one’s nose and mouth when leaving the home for essential travel, such as to the grocery store, doctor, or pharmacy.... more


COVID-19 Public health update

Yesterday we began our update with the reminder that this is not a vacation; it is a pandemic. We love visitors and we rely on tourism in the San Luis Valley, but we must now ask that visitors delay their plans to come to our area until after this pandemic crisis is over.... more


COVID-19 Public health update

We want to start today with a message from Governor Polis: “I’m going to say this again and again: This is not a vacation; it’s a pandemic. Stay home unless absolutely necessary. There are still an alarming number of people traveling to our mountain and rural communities, putting themselves and others at risk. Whether you’re a second homeowner or weekend warrior, please stay home.”... more


Public Health Update

As the days get longer and the weather gets nicer, it is natural this time of year to start to experience “cabin fever” and the urge to venture outside and spend more time recreating away from home increases.... more

Gov. Polis Provides Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

Gov. Polis today provided an update to the State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... more


Rio Grande County confirms another COVID-19 case

March 28, 2020, Rio Grande County has received notification of another positive case of COVID-19. The individual is a male in his 60s who lives in the northern part of the county.... more


Uninsured Coloradans Can Enroll during a Special Enrollment Period in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

To help as many people as possible protect their health and safety during the COVID-19 outbreak, Connect for Health Colorado® announces a new Special Enrollment period that starts Friday, March 20, 2020 and ends Friday, April 3, 2020... more

Two Covid-19 cases in Rio Grande County

As of the morning of 3/23/2020, Rio Grande County Public Health was notified by Rio Grande County Hospital that we do have two (2) positive cases of COVID-19 in Rio Grande County. The cases are currently a 20-year-old female and a 50-year-old male. They are both currently isolating at home. ... more