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San Juan Basin, Mercy announce streamlined COVID-19 testing

San Juan Basin Public Health and Mercy Regional Medical Center announced a streamlined process for COVID-19 testing Wednesday. People with symptoms will no longer need to complete a screening over...

DATE: May 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Basin Public Health now knows how many COVID-19 tests have been performed

San Juan Basin Public Health finally has a better handle on the number of COVID-19 tests performed in the region, with Mercy Regional Medical Center providing its data directly to the local health...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Coronavirus testing bolstered in Southwest Colorado

Testing capabilities for the coronavirus just increased in Southwest Colorado. San Juan Basin Public Health and Mercy Regional Medical Center announced Wednesday they have partnered to offer free...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy now offering widespread community testing for COVID-19

Mercy Regional Medical Center is now offering widespread community testing for coronavirus, marking the second health care facility in the region to make tests widely available. In a statement...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy receives five ventilators from emergency stockpile program

Mercy Regional Medical Center received five additional ventilators in response to the coronavirus outbreak as part of a national stockpile strategic program. In total, 100 ventilators were...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faces from the front lines: Four Corners doctors, nurses take on COVID-19

Health care workers nationwide find themselves on the front lines of the global coronavirus pandemic, putting themselves in high-risk situations to care for patients. Just this week, the Centers...

DATE: April 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango restaurants prepare meals for nurses, doctors on front lines

Restaurants might be the industry suffering the most collateral damage from the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped the Ore House and partners from starting a program to provide tasty meals...

DATE: April 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coronavirus test results show promising signs in Southwest Colorado

Results have started to trickle in from Southwest Colorado’s first attempt at widespread community testing for the coronavirus, showing promising signs that strict social-distancing guidelines may...

DATE: April 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is Southwest Colorado prepared for a surge in coronavirus cases?

The coronavirus outbreak is expected to significantly hit Southwest Colorado in coming weeks, but health officials say the severity of the surge will be determined by how well residents have...

DATE: April 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy Regional Medical Center announces interim CEO

Mercy Regional Medical Center’s new interim CEO will start next week, as the region grapples with the COVID-19 outbreak. The hospital announced Mike Murphy would temporarily replace the outgoing...

DATE: April 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango MakerLab brings protective gear to health care workers

Amid nationwide shortages of protective gear for nurses and doctors on the front line of the coronavirus, a homegrown effort in La Plata County has stepped up to bring supplies to health care...

DATE: April 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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