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Public Notification of Possible Covid-19 Exposure

This notification is for all community members who were patrons of the Trinidad Lounge on Friday, July 9, 2021, between the hours of 9 pm to 2 am. If you were a patron on this date, 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.

District Health Department Closed to Public Access

The Las Animas Huerfano Counties District Health Department is taking a proactive approach toward reducing the spread of Coronavirus.

Effective March 18th the health department in Las Animas and Huerfano Counties will be closed to the public. Business will be conducted by phone, zoom, email or mail. There will be a drop box at each site for those that need to drop off applications or payments.

COVID 19 Press Release

Many of you have probably been following media stories regarding the new Coronavirus (referred to as COVID-19). Importantly, at the present, the risk to the general public is low and Colorado has no cases. However, there is a lot of activity going on regarding the international outbreak, which raises many questions about what this means for the U.S., Colorado, and your families. We are sharing the following information to provide background of the outbreak and hopefully address questions you might have.