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Posted on: September 14, 2022

From MDP: Montrose woman offers West Nile virus experience as cautionary tale

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As shown originally in article by Katharhynn Heidelberg in Montrose Press on 9/13/22


Tara Rhodes has a message for those who might ignore public health warnings about West Nile virus: Don’t.

Rhodes, 69, was being treated through immuno...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

State Vaccine Bus at Sharing Ministries 9/16/22

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The state vaccine bus will be at Sharing Ministries (49 North 1st) on 9/16/22. The vaccine bus is now offering the NEW Omicron Boosters. They have both Pfizer and Moderna available. 

Appointments are not required but are recommended. Click here fo...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Breastfeeding Awareness Month: Key for Mothers and Babies

Montrose County News Release

Montrose, CO— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners officially proclaimed August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in yesterday's board meeting. The proclamation is aimed at bringing awareness to the importance of breastfeeding, for the mother and the...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Montrose County Marks First West Nile Virus Death of the Season

Montrose County News Release

Montrose, CO— Montrose County Public Health confirmed its first death of West Nile Virus this year. The person was in their 50s and had underlying medical conditions. It is believed that this person contracted West Nile Virus in the county earlier in Augu...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Residents Urged to Protect Themselves from West Nile virus


Montrose, CO— Over the weekend, Montrose County Public Health confirmed its second and third deaths of people from West Nile virus complications. Montrose County's West Nile virus cases are continuing to rise and currently account for 30% of the state's t...

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