OCHD: COVID-19 Community Testing Sites Closing on 6/30/2022


Description: Included in this list of closures is the Crowley County Nursing Center in Ordway and the Rocky Ford Public Safety Building in Rocky Ford.


Published: 06/18/2022
Byline: SECO News

 

PUBLIC HEALTH MATTERS

COVID-19 Community Testing Sites Closing on 6/30/2022

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COVID-19 Community Testing Sites Closing on 6/30/2022:  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has announced a number of COVID-19 community testing sites that will be closing on 6/30/2022.  Included in this list of closures is the Crowley County Nursing Center in Ordway and the Rocky Ford Public Safety Building in Rocky Ford.  You can find more information here:  State of Colorado announces COVID-19 community testing operations for coming months | Colorado COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 testing will continue to be available in Crowley and Otero Counties through the following:

ü  Local medical providers;

ü  The Otero County Health Department (OCHD) will continue to provide (while supplies last) free in-home test kits; &

ü  COVID.gov/tests - Free at-home COVID-19 tests

Our community testing sites were made possible by our partners.  A HUGE THANK YOU to the Crowley County Nursing Center, Otero College, and Rocky Ford Fire/EMS for serving as testing sites, and to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for providing this essential service to our communities!!!

Richard Ritter, Executive Director

Otero County Health Department

13 West 3rd Street, Room 111

La Junta, Colorado 81050

719-383-3045 (Office)

719-383-3060 (Fax)

rritter@oterogov.org