News Briefs: Oct. 15, 2020

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ERBM program updates

MEEKER | Oct. 18 is the registration deadline for all dance classes.

Oct. 23 is the registration deadline for Tiny Tumble 

ERBM Dance Company will perform during half-time of the Meeker High School football game on Friday, Oct. 23, home game.

Drop in to the Saturday, Oct. 24, Surprise Fitness Class from 7:30-8:45 a.m. at the Admin Gym. Class is free.

MHS yearbook class looking for photos

MEEKER | The MHS Yearbook class is looking for fun photos of students from the 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years. Please send to

COVID-19 testing options

RBC | COVID-19 testing is now being offered at Rangely Public Health. Rio Blanco County Public Health and Environment offer COVID-19 testing for all citizens who are symptomatic and / or have had a known exposure to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 and would like a test. Please call RBC Public Health to schedule an appointment. In Meeker call 878-9520, Rangely call 878-9525. When possible, tests are performed prior to 11:30am. 

The designated COVID-19 testing area is the South parking lot in both Meeker and Rangely. When arriving for your appointment, please remain in your vehicle and a Public Health nurse will assist you. 

If you are in need of a COVID-19 test for clearance for travel or part of your preoperative guidelines, please reach out to Pioneers Medical Center, 970-878-9796, or the Rangely District Hospital at 970-620-3969. 

For further information, please contact the Rio Blanco County Public Health & Environment Department at 870-878-9520. 

Blood drive at LDS Church in Rangely

RANGELY | There will be blood drive at the LDS Church (123 Eagle Crest St.) in Rangely on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. By appointment only, masks are required. Please visit to make your appointment today. If you have any questions, please call St. Mary’s Blood Center at 970-298-2555.