Chaffee County Records Over 180 New COVID-19 Cases Last Week

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Chaffee County Public Health is reporting 182 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 7 days, and 455 in the last 14 days. 

Chaffee County also set another grim benchmark as we surpassed 3,000 confirmed COVID cases and 40 deaths.

Chaffee County Public Health is no longer reporting a two-week positivity rate as they say they are “not able to gather this data point accurately, and it does not paint the picture of COVID in Chaffee County.”

Related: Chaffee County Public Health Provides Update on COVID-19 Testing Priorities

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is currently at 44% capacity with no patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Because of increasing Covid-19 cases in Chaffee County, Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center has implemented several restrictive measures

There continues to be opportunities to get vaccinated in Chaffee County. The most recent vaccination provider options can be found here. CCPH strongly recommends that anyone eligible gets their booster shot right away.

To make an appointment visit chaffeecounty.rsvpify.com.

Terry West
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