Chaffee County Public Health is offering the Moderna and Pfizer pediatric Covid-19 vaccines.
The Center for Disease Control has updated their Covid-19 Community Level Dashboard and Chaffee County remains in the Low Level.
The CDC’s most recent update of COVID-19 Community Levels placed Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral and Rio Grande counties at Level Medium, and Saguache County at Level Low.
All six counties in the San Luis Valley have been put into the COVID-19 High Level by the CDC.
The CDC Covid-19 Community dashboard has been updated and Chaffee County has moved down to the Low Level.
The San Luis Valley is currently experiencing a spike in COVID-19 illness. There were 228 new cases reported in the past week.
Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) has received its first shipment of the Moderna pediatric COVID-19 vaccine which has been authorized for those ages 6 months through 5 years old.
The increase in COVID-19 cases in the San Luis Valley has slowed and we may be seeing the beginning of a downward trend.
Three counties in the San Luis Valley are currently at Level Medium according to the CDC: Alamosa County, Conejos County, and Rio Grande County.
With the rise of the COVID-19 Omicron variant BA2.12.1, Chaffee County is experiencing a mini-surge in positive cases.
COVID-19 levels continue to rise in the San Luis Valley. In the past 7 days, 96 new cases were reported, up from 41 the prior week.
The Centers for Disease Control has approved a fourth dose of Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines for people 50 and older and a fifth dose for individuals who are immunocompromised.