Ignacio vaccinates 514 at COVID-19 clinic

Ignacio held its first community vaccination clinic Saturday, helping more than 500 La Plata County residents receive their first COVID-19 vaccine doses. As the state continues its phased...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Regional Medical Center lowers requirements for COVID-19 antibody treatment

FARMINGTON – San Juan Regional Medical Center announced updates to the criteria to qualify for the monoclonal antibody therapy treatment for COVID-19 to expand access to patients who could benefit...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County, N.M., sees only two allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccine

FARMINGTON – The New Mexico Department of Health reported only two allergic reactions among the 8,031 San Juan County residents who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. “The vast...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Colorado restaurant workers are eager to get the COVID vaccine – but they’re still waiting for their turn

When Grace Kane walks into Denver’s Safta for her shift as a server, there’s tension in the air. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine would go a long way to relieve the stress and anxiety of working in the...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango School District 9-R staff members get their first COVID-19 vaccine

By the end of the day Saturday, the majority of Durango School District 9-R’s teachers and staff members had received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County, N.M., holds largest drive-thru shot clinic in state

FARMINGTON – San Juan County held the largest drive-thru COVID-19 shot clinic in New Mexico so far on Saturday at McGee Park. Presbyterian Medical Services put on the clinic and staff members...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Karen Zink made call that launched community vaccination clinic

At the end of December, Karen Zink called San Juan Basin Public Health Executive Director Liane Jollon to see how she could help in the COVID-19 vaccination effort. “I said, ‘What are your plans...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

How do you find out if you’re eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine?

If you find the process by which residents of La Plata County receive notifications about the COVID-19 vaccine confusing, you’re not alone. “I think the reason it’s complicated to begin with is...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inside La Plata County’s community COVID-19 vaccination site

Visitors to the La Plata County Fairgrounds saw the Exhibit Hall transformed into a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination distribution facility, where about 300 people received the vaccine Saturday...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community COVID-19 vaccination site set to launch Saturday

A grassroots effort to run a large-scale, communitywide COVID-19 vaccination site for La Plata County appears to be taking hold. Earlier this month, a coalition of medical volunteers expressed an...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan College will be a distribution site for COVID-19 vaccine

FARMINGTON – San Juan College announced Tuesday that its Health and Human Performance Center gym will be a distribution site for the COVID-19 vaccine through March for those who register beforehand...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Teams organize to begin vaccinations in La Plata County

A group of 400 medical volunteers is organizing to begin vaccinating residents of La Plata County who are 70 and older, hoping to hold their first event possibly in the second half of the month....

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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