COVID-19

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    GarCo report: The highs and lows of Garfield County governance

    James Steindler

    The Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) took six and a half hours to address the Jan. 17 agenda. For the recording of the entire meeting, visit: www.garfield-county.com 

    COVID update

    The county’s newly-appointed director of public health, Josh Williams, appeared for his… read more →

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    Omicron surge en el Valle

    Omicron, ya la variante de COVID más prevalente, fue identificada en Sudáfrica a finales de noviembre. Semanas después, se detectó en Colorado y el 15 de diciembre ya había llegado al condado de Garfield. Días después, el 20 de diciembre, el condado de Pitkin reportó su primer caso de Omicron,… read more →

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    Resultados de COVID-19 del mismo día llegan a Carbondale

    Comunicado de prensa 

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El servicio de pruebas gratuitas de COVID-19 Roaring Fork Valley, que opera en 10 localidades, pronto ofrecerá resultados el mismo día en todas las pruebas. 

    El servicio, en colaboración con MicroGenDx, una empresa especializada en diagnósticos microbianos qPCR + NGS de… read more →

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    Omicron surges through the Valley

    Omicron, the prevailing COVID-19 variant of concern, was first identified in South Africa in late November. Within weeks, it was detected in Colorado and by Dec. 15 had arrived in Garfield County. Days later, on Dec. 20, Pitkin County reported its first case of Omicron, with a vaccinated individual testing… read more →

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    Same day COVID-19 results arrive to Carbondale

    Staff Report

    The Free COVID-19 Testing Roaring Fork Valley service that operates 10 locations in the Roaring Fork Valley and surrounding cities will soon offer same day results on all testing.

    The service, in collaboration with MicroGenDx, a company specializing in low-cost, FDA authorized, highly accurate qPCR + NGS microbial… read more →

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    Year in Review 2021: When was normal?

    Dec. 21, 2020 —
    a grand conjunction between planets Saturn and Jupiter, on the solstice, signaled the beginning of “a new epoch,” in the words of Sopris Sun columnist Whitney Will (Sun Signs), “that will see us through until the year 2219.” Year one of that nearly
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    COVID de larga duración y su tratamiento

    Una de las características más distintivas — y preocupantes — del COVID-19 es la persistencia de los síntomas después de que las personas se han recuperado de la infección inicial por coronavirus. 

    Denominadas formalmente secuelas posts-agudas del SARS CoV-2, la afección se ha convertido en algo más conocido como… read more →

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    Long COVID and its treatment

    Among the more distinctive — and troubling — features of COVID-19 is the persistence of symptoms after individuals have recovered from the initial novel coronavirus infection. Formally called post-acute sequelae of SARS CoV-2, the condition has become more commonly known as “long COVID” or “long-haul COVID”; patients sufferingread more →

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    GarCo report: Bracing for 2022

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield County Commissioners tackled yet another week’s agenda. As a reminder, all public meetings are available to stream online, during or after-the-fact, at https://www.garfield-county.com/

    COVID update

    For this month’s COVID update, Garfield County Public Health Director Yvonne Longread more →

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    The cost of choice

    By James Steindler

    On Aug. 30, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 in favor of a mandate requiring that medical personnel be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 31. In turn, Valley View Hospital gave its employees until Oct. 1 to receive a vaccine.

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