Positive Tests

We had one new positive test result (will be in dashboard soon) come in today bringing our total to 127. We have had 5 positive tests in the last 14 days. The 14 day average testing positivity rate remains at a low 1.17%.

Variance to State

Our Variance application to the state was submitted today. We do not yet have an indication on how long it will take to hear back.

New By the Numbers Dashboard

Our new dashboard is now live. This “By the Numbers” dashboard does a better job of reflecting our standing within the blue level and what would cause us to move to more restrictive levels of the coronameter. Our virtual town hall went over this topic today. Here is a recording of the presentation. Here is a copy of the presentation.

Second Outbreak Analysis

Our Investigative Science section has put together a report on what a second outbreak might look like based on a review of up to date research. That document can be found here.

Call Center Hours 970-641-7660

Here is an infographic around the call tree from that you get when calling the call center.

The call center will be operating 8am-12pm Monday-Friday. For those needing assistance outside of those hours, please leave a message. There will also be someone monitoring the callcenter@gunnisoncounty.orgemail. 

Delivery Assistance Update

Prescriptions deliveries will be scheduled any day of the week, but they will only be delivered on Tuesday and Fridays.

We ask that you only use this service if you are at risk and self-isolating at home, ill with Covid-19 symptoms, or quarantined and need groceries or prescriptions delivered to your home. The Gunnison Senior Transportation Dispatch will now be fielding calls at (970) 641-7959. Deliveries are by drivers trained to safely handle your order and are available throughout the valley, 5 days a week, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Screening Site

The screening site is located only at GVH Monday through Saturday starting at 9:00 AM. The site will be located in the large north entrance parking lot and operate out of a shed. We ask that you please call the call center ahead to schedule an appointment at 970-641-7660.

Importance of Self-Reporting

One of the best tools to provide early warnings of spread in the community is to self-report as symptomatic. If you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, even if they are mild, please self-report and isolate yourself.