Public Notification of Possible Covid-19 Exposure

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This notification is for anyone that attended the Memorial Service for Dennis O. "Cherokee" Hill on Saturday, July 10, 2021, between the hours of 3 pm to 7pm am. If you attended the Memorial, you were possibly exposed to a positive case of the COVID 19 virus.

For this reason, the Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department is asking all attendees to please monitor themselves for symptoms of the COVID 19 virus. If anyone does experience symptoms, please do not hesitate to call the Health Department at 719-846-2213 to schedule a COVID test free of charge.


Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms of the COVID 19 virus include but are not limited to the following:


  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea