COVID-19 cases down

RBC I COVID-19 cases in Rio Blanco County as of Monday, August 9, were as follows:

Total Cases to Date: 741

Meeker Active: 8

Rangely Active: 5

Current Hospitalized RBC: 1

Total Hospitalized: 59

Deaths: 4

VACCINE CLINICS

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for those ages 12 and up in Rio Blanco County. Walk-in clinics are available with no appointment needed:

In Meeker, the walk-in clinic is at the Fairfield Center, 200 Main Street. The Moderna vaccine for ages 18 and up is available Thursdays from 12 to 5:30 p.m. The Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 and up is available Fridays from 2 to 4 p.m. Call 970-878-9520 with any questions.

In Rangely, the walk-in clinic is at 101 East Main Street across from the library. Both Moderna (18 and up) and Pfizer (12 and up) vaccines are available Thursdays from 12 to 5:30 p.m. Call 970-878-9525 with questions.

Pioneers Medical Center is currently offering walk-in clinics for Johnson and Johnson and Moderna vaccines Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon or 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

TESTING

Testing for COVID-19 is recommended for all symptomatic individuals and all exposed to a known case. If you have no symptoms, but have been exposed, it is advised to test 5-7 days after your last known exposure, or as soon as possible after you begin to develop symptoms. Testing is by appointment ONLY. Call 970-878-9520 in Meeker or 970-878-9525 in Rangely.


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