Sharp increase in COVID cases

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RBC I The county’s public health department is reporting “sharp increases” in new COVID cases this week with “multiple outbreaks” particularly in Rangely. Community members are advised to isolate and test if symptomatic and/or if close contact has occurred. Fully vaccinated individuals are not required to quarantine, but are still advised to watch for symptoms and take precautions if exposed.

RBC Public Health is reporting 32 active cases in Rangely and six active cases in Meeker as of Tuesday, with no current hospitalizations. Five deaths have been reported. 

Moderna and Pfizer vaccines will be available at the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials on Thursday in addition to the regular vaccination clinics in Meeker and Rangely. 

Meeker Walk-In Clinic:

Fairfield Center, 200 Main St.

•Moderna (18 and up): Thursdays 12-5:30 p.m.

•Pfizer (12 and up): Fridays 2-4 p.m.

Please call 970-878-9520 with any questions or for special accomodations.

Rangely Walk-In Clinic: Public Health, 101 E Main across from the library

•Moderna (18 and up) and Pfizer (12 and up): Thursdays 12-5:30 p.m.

Please call 970-878-9525 with any questions or for special accomodations.

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

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