COVID-19 Two-Week Positivity Rate Climbs to Nearly 7% in Chaffee County

Coronavirus or Covid-19 outbreak News Update (iStock-1216081971)

Chaffee County Public Health is reporting 61 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 7 days, and 125 in the last 14 days, for a 2-week positivity rate of 6.95 percent. 

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is currently at 36% capacity with 2 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Based on the increasing Covid-19 cases in Chaffee County, Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center has implemented several restrictive measures

The most recent testing options in the county can be found here.

RELATED: COVID-19 Vaccine Bus Returns to Chaffee County Saturday and Sunday

There continues to be ample opportunities to get vaccinated in Chaffee County. The most recent vaccination provider options can be found here.

Anyone 18+ who has received their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna 6 months or more ago or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson 2 months or more ago is eligible and should seek out a booster shot. 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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