COVID-19 cases have continued to rise in Yuma County over the past week, including hitting the Yuma schools, and a Yuma County department to a lesser extent. Yuma County had 33 active cases as of Thursday’s update on the Northeast Colorado Health Department’s new COVID-19 dashboard on its website, nchd.org.
As of last report, there were eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Yuma schools, and approximately 280 students and staff under 14-day quarantine. And probably at least 100 more have joined them in remote learning, as all of YHS, which had 172 in quarantine as of Tuesday, is closed
Grants of up to $5,000 are being made available to small businesses in Yuma County that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Yuma County government and the municipalities of Yuma, Wray and Eckley have established the Small Business Relief Program. It is part of CARES Act funding the
The State of Colorado recently released guidelines to allow for indoor visitations at residential care facilities. However, neither Yuma Life Care Center nor The Harmony Home are moving toward indoor visitations at this time. In fact, both have stopped outdoor and window visitations as well. Yuma Life Care Center Administrator
Sterling, Colo – September 23, 2020: It is with heavy hearts that the Northeast Colorado Health Department (NCHD) announces that we have been notified of a death in Yuma County caused by COVID-19. We are working with medical providers and other Yuma County leaders as well as the Colorado Department
Sterling, Colo – 23 de septiembre de 2020: Con gran pesar, el Departamento de Salud del Noreste de Colorado (NCHD) anuncia que hemos sido notificados de una muerte en el condado de Yuma causada por COVID-19. Estamos trabajando con proveedores médicos y otros líderes del condado de Yuma, así como
Yuma High School announced Friday that it would resume in-person learning on Monday, September 21. However, the school then announced two more positive cases with phone calls to parents Saturday night, and that all of YHS would remain on remote learning through September 30. The school went to remote learning
Yuma High School went to remote learning Thursday and Friday, September 17-18, after learning of one student testing positive for COVID-19. Plus, one classroom at Morris Elementary has gone remote for 14 days. Otis R-3 announced earlier this week it would go to remote learning until September 25 due to