The Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control at the University of Colorado School of Medicine wants to understand what patients’ value about their health and how they go about making decisions to get screening or take other actions to prevent health problems. We are currently looking for rural community members
Public health urges Coloradans to follow public health guidelines REMOTE, October 19, 2020: State officials are urging Coloradans to continue adhering to COVID-19 protocols as cases and hospitalizations are on the rise. Coloradans are urged to limit in-person gatherings, wash hands regularly, maintain physical distance, and wear a mask when
Approximately 50 parents attended a special meeting of the Yuma School District-1 Board of Education, held last Thursday night in the Yuma High School auditorium. The meeting provided a forum for the public to comment on the district’s COVID-19 response. All five board members were in attendance — President Dan
Presbyterian fundraiser First Presbyterian Church is holding a drive-thru chili dinner fundraiser to finish paying for the newly installed stained glass windows. Pre-order a bowl of chili and cinnamon roll by October 7 and pick up on Sunday, October 18 from 5-6 p.m. in the alley between Main and Ash
Amongst the COVID restrictions and the media outpour, the General Election is fast approaching! The Yuma County Clerk’s office has been diligently working on ensuring your ballots are created properly and getting ready to mail. New registrations and registrations are transacted on a daily basis. Overseas Military and citizens ballots
Yuma County Commissioners Dean Wingfield, Trent Bushner, and Robin Wiley met September 30, for their end of month business meeting. Kara Hoover and staff met with the Commissioners in a Human Services Meeting. Melanie Fisher presented the financial report and most items are within the budgeted amount for this time
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