Please read the message below from the Conejos Co. Public Health Dept. regarding the signficant rise in cases we have had here in the past week. Important points to note:
- Both the Conejos Co Hospital and the SLV Regional Medical Center are almost at capacity.
- Cases are rising from young to middle age and older.
- IF you have not been vaccinated, you are asked to still wear a mask.
- If you’ve had COVID or been exposed you SHOULD STILL wear a mask.
- If you’ve had COVID or been exposed you SHOULD STILL get vaccinated!
- BE RESPECTFUL of each other, your neighbors. IF you choose to not follow the guidelines, please understand if your neighbors, family, and friends do not want to invite you to their next event, or hang out just to visit.
This message is being sent to you by Conejos County Public Health.
As we are experiencing a rise in our positive cases in Conejos County we ask that you spread the word for these testing clinics. (Attachment) The SLV has one of the highest positivity rates in the state right now. The providers listed below also continue to offer vaccines. Online signup links for these providers can be found at www.slvphp.com.
- Valley-Wide Health Systems (719) 587-9610
- Rio Grande Hospital (719) 657-2418
- SLV Health (719) 587-1355
- Alamosa County Public Health (719) 589-6639
- Conejos County Public Health (719) 274-4307
- Costilla County Public Health (719) 672-3332
- Silver Thread Public Health (719) 658-2416
- Rio Grande County Public Health (719) 657-3352
- Saguache County Public Health (719) 655-2533
- City Market Pharmacy – www.citymarket.com/rx/guest/
- Safeway Pharmacy – www.mhealthappointments.com/
- Walgreens Pharmacy – www.walgreens.com
- Walmart Pharmacy – www.walmart.com/COVIDvaccine
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you can also get tested through our regular testing providers besides these two testing clinics:
Rio Grande Hospital 719-657-4990
SLV Health Respiratory Clinic 719-589-3000 ext. 9
Valley-Wide Health Systems 719-589-3658 ext. 4 (M-F), 719-589-2562 (Sa/Su)
We would also like to remind you to continue safe practices of wearing masks, social distancing, and proper handwashing. There has been a trend in our community to get a little lax in these practices and we want to get our County back to a healthier state and stop the spread.